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Boxer Info

Boxer Breed Information

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Lifespan: 9-11 years Height: 21-25" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 3-8 pups
Group: Working Weight: 55-70 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Boxer is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 55 lbs that can reach 70 lbs. It is officially part of the Working group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Boxer breed has a typical lifespan of 9 to 11 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Boxer should know that the average litter size is between 3 to 8 puppies.

Boxer Breed Characteristics

Group Working Drooler yes
Size Large Guard Dog yes
Origin Germany Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs medium
Intelligent Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks Dangerous yes

Boxer Temperament

energetic, attentive, devoted, gentle and patient with children, get along with other household pets, make good guard dogs

Health Problems

hip dysplasia, cancer, allergies and heart problems

Boxer Coat

Boxer Dog Colors

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