Boxer dog breed

boxer breed

Boxer physical characteristics

Varieties: a) fawn; b) brindle

Medium in size, robust but harmonious and elegant. The head is square with short muzzle to the skull: the proportion is 1/2. This is a dog undershot, with the mandible which is slightly more advanced than the jaw. This type of dentition is a fault in most breeds but it is prescribed in the standard of the Boxer. The eyes are very dark. The ears can be cut to a point or left whole: in the latter case, they fall forward with a slight bend. The tail is set high, cut short and carried erect or left to natural.

Coat: short, hard, shiny and adherent.
Color: yellow (in different tones, from dark red to light tawny yellow) or brindle. The white patches are permissible provided they represent less than one third of the base color.
Size: 57-63 cm for males and 53 to 59 cm for females
Weight: 30-38 kg for males and 24-32 kg for females

Origins and history

It descends from the former “Bullenbeisser” (catcher bulls), and in particular the bulls Dog Brabant, a type of Bullenbeisser less stocky and more flexible. The current type of topics in exhibitions since the end of last century.

Character and abilities

This is one of the most balanced fighting dogs and having the best character. The Boxer is very gentle with children and love them so much that we could award him the prize for “best babysitter on all fours in the world.” He is gay, playful and friendly with everyone, unless someone wants to his master or his property. In this case, it becomes a terrible opponent. It is not easy to train for a layman, but it gives wonderful results if it is entrusted to expert hands. However, even if it is not prepared, it spontaneously fills the gatekeeper function and advocate, especially for children. It remains sociable and even old player one.


Like all dogs, the Boxer can have respiratory problems in the event of excessive heat.

Average life expectancy: 10 years


The Boxer can live in a garden, even during the winter, it has a suitable shelter, but he prefers to live inside with his teachers because of its extremely sociable character. It should never be left in a car in direct sunlight or in a garden without the opportunity to get in the shade. In one house, he does not lose his hair but he drools a little.

Information and tips

As it is a very common dog, we can find puppies. Simply, it is not always selected topics correctly. So it is always advisable to contact a good breeding because unselected dogs might not have the wonderful character of which we spoke. If you consider the fact that drool in the house is very annoying, you should choose a female because she drool less than the male. Keep following this blog for more dog breed reviews and lots of curious information. Let us know if you have any tips or suggestions how to improve our work and give you a better reading experience.

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