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Pair of Boxer Dogs

Boxer Puppy
Boxer Puppy
Photographer: Morten Skovgaard

UK KC Classification Working
Country of Origin Germany
Date of Origin 1850s
Height 53 - 63 cm (21 - 25 inches)
Weight 25 - 32 Kgs (55 - 70 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Boxers are medium sized dogs with good bone and developed muscles. Their coat is short and glossy and can be fawn or brindle in colour.


Boxers are loyal, fearless and fun loving dogs that make excellent family pets.


If you are considering a Boxer as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They are suitable for hot climates
They are not adapted for cold climates
They do not require a lot of grooming
They are easy to obedience train

Interesting Facts

Boxers are also known as:
German Boxer
Deutscher Boxer

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