Boxer Dog Breed
Boxer Dog Classification: Boxers
are working dogs.
Other Names: German Boxxer, Deutscher
Boxer, German Bulldog, German Boxer,
Boxer in Foreign Languages:
Finnish: bokseri French:
Mandarin: quán shi gou
Origins: The boxer descended from
two different breeds of Mastiffs in Germany.
Boxers were initially bred to bait bulls,
and as a guard dog.
Description: Boxers are squarely
built, medium size dogs. The boxer has
a square "boxey" face, with
a jaw with an under bite. The boxers ears
are short and their tail is cropped or
Size: Boxer dogs weigh between
55 to 70 lbs, they stand 21 to 25 inches
||22-25 inches tall
||21-23.5 inches tall
Coat: Boxers have a short, sleek
coat that is typically fawn or brindle,
black mask, with or without white markings.
Disposition: Boxer's are intelligent
and moderately easy to train, they respond
to positive reinforcement better than
criticism. They are not an aggressive
breed, but it will guard it's family and
home when threatened.
Type Dog: Boxers are working dogs.
Litter Size: Boxers give birth
to litters of 6-8 puppies.
Behavior: A boxer's exuberant
personality demands that they receive
regular exercise. They are social, playful
and easy to engage.
Traits: Playful, affectionate
Country of Origin: Germany
Life Span: Boxer dogs dogs typically
live 9 -10 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC (UK), NZKC, UKC