Boxer
Boxer
Size
Medium/Large
Height
Males - 23 to 24 inches at the withersFemales - 21.5 to 23.5 inches at the withers
Weight
Males - 60 to 70 lbs.Females - 55 to 65 lbs.
Coat
Short
Color
Fawn or brindle
Energy
High
Activities
Agility, Obedience

Developed in Germany in the 19th century, the Boxer was bred for dog fighting and hunting large game. The Boxer thrives on human company and affection. Patient, spirited and protective of children, he makes an excellent family dog. He will exhibit wariness and curiosity with strangers and fearless courage if threatened. The Boxer needs little grooming but does best with daily exercise.

Did you know?

The Boxer was one of the first breeds trained for police work in Germany.

Training Boxers

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