The Boxer is a medium-sized dog with stocky and muscular physical appearance and shiny short coat with a powerful tail. They are part of Molosser dog group that first appeared in Germany. They were developed in the 19th century from Bullenbeisser.
Their ancestors were hunting dogs and bull baiters for centuries, but Boxer is modern breed especially perfect for homes as a companion animal. They are very affectionate and loyal dogs, especially around their family. In the same time, they are energetic and very enthusiastic when it comes to exercise. You have to provide them a nice deal of stimulation in order to keep it happy.
Boxers are perfect companions for families with children; they are also known as stubborn and head-strong dogs. You have to start training them from the very beginning with obedience training in order to establish their personality.
A boxer can grow up to 60 cm in height and 32 kg in weight.
They can reach approximately 12 years.
Suitability for Children – High
Tendency to Bark – Medium
Energy – High
Suitability as a Guard Dog – High
Grooming Requirements – Up to Once a Week
Trimming Required – None
Amount of hair shed – Little
Food Cost – $15 to $ $20
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $97