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The Boxer is a medium-sized, short-haired breed of Dogs , developed in Germany. Today, although they are a part of the AKC’s Working Group, they mostly find homes as loving family companions.The first Boxer club was founded in 1895, with Boxers being first exhibited in a dog show for St. Bernards in Munich the next year. Based on 2013 American Kennel Club statistics, Boxers held steady as the seventh-most popular breed of dog in the United States for the fourth consecutive year.However, according to the AKCs website, the boxer is now the eighth-most popular dog breed in the United States.PersonalityBoxers are intelligent, high-energy, playful dogs that like to stay busy. Their temperament reflects their breeding. They prefer to be in the company of their owners and are loyal pets that will fiercely guard their family and home against strangers.They get along well with other animals if raised with them. However, boxers also have a reputation for attacking neighborhood dogs and cats if left to their own devices, so they should never be allowed to wander.
Name BoxerOther Names German Boxer, Deutscher BoxerOrigin GermanyDogs For Kids And FamiliesType PurebredLife Span 10-12 yearsBreed Group Working (AKC:1904)Guardian (UKC)Size MediumTemperament BraveFearlessFriendlyIntelligentBrightConfidentEnergeticLoyalPlayfulHeight Male: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm)Female: 21-24 inches (53-61 cm)Weight Male: 60-70 pounds (27-32 kg)Female: 53-65 pounds (24-29 kg)Colors BrindleFawnWhiteLitter Size 2-10 puppies, average 6Puppy Price Average $600 - $1200 USD