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Boxer


Overview

The Boxer is a medium-sized breed of dogs with short hair. They were developed in Germany. They are known for their smooth and tight-fighting coat. They have a lifespan of about 10-12yrs and weigh between 25 and 32 kgs. They are known to be calm, devoted, energetic and loyal.

Adult Size

  • Large

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Little
  • Sheds Nearly Not at All

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Working Group

Coat Length

  • Very Short Coat

Coat Quality

  • Smooth Coat

Colors

  • Brindle
  • Fawn

Drools

  • Drools Constantly

Energy Level

  • Energetic
  • Highly Energetic
  • Very Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Lots of Exercise
  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 21-23″
  • 24-26″

Full Grown Weight

  • 61-65lbs
  • 66-70lbs

General Health

  • Breed with Many Health Issues
  • Not a Very Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Doesn’t Do Well in Cold Weather

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Doesn’t Do Well in Hot Weather

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids
  • Great With Kids
  • Very Good With Kids

Grooming

  • Doesn’t Require Grooming

Intelligence

  • Smart

Personality

  • Affectionate
  • Very Affectionate

Playfulness

  • Playful
  • Very Playful

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

  • Socializes Well with Other Dogs

Top Life Expectancy

  • 10 years
  • 11 years
  • 12 years
  • 13 years

Training Tendencies

  • Easy to Train

Vocalization Tendencies

  • Barks or Howls Appropriately