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Boxer Dog


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Boxer Dog
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A group of Boxers
A German boxer dog
3 month old female brindle boxer on frosty Scottish morning
Boxers are a bright, energetic and playful breed and tend to be very good with children. They are active dogs and require adequate exercise to prevent boredom-associated behaviors such as chewing or digging.

Boxers have earned a slight reputation of being headstrong, which can be related to inappropriate obedience training. Owing to their intelligence and working breed characteristics, training based on corrections often has limited usefulness.

Boxers, like other animals, respond much better to positive reinforcement techniques such as clicker training, which affords the dog an opportunity to think independently and to problem-solve.

Boxers were originally a docked and cropped breed, and this tradition is still maintained in some countries. However, due to pressure from veterinary associations, animal rights groups and the general public, both cropping of the ears and docking of the tail have been prohibited in many countries around the world.


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"my old teacher went to pacific university and there mascot was a boxer dog and i just got one it is a smart and play full dog i like it"

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"BOXERS ARE AWESOME!!! "

Jasmine

"I LOOOVE my boxer Mya!!! This is my 1st time owning a boxer & i don't think i can ever own another breed! Boxers are truly amazing dogs! Mya makes me smile & laugh she has so much personality! & very very loving!! If u r considering getting a boxer just make sure u have time to exercise them well! "

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Boxer Dog Facts

Name:
The name of the domestic breed...
Boxer Dog
Origin:
The area where the animal first came from...
Germany
Average Size:
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal...
61cm (24in)
Average Weight:
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is...
32kg (70lbs)
Average Life Span:
The average time the animal lives for...
11 years
Group:
The domestic group such as cat or dog...
Mastiff
Colour:
The colour of the animal's coat or markings...
Tan, Black, Brown
Average Litter Size:
The average number of babies born at once...
8
Temperament:
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts...
Intelligent, fearless and strong
Training:
The level of house-training needed for the animal...
Should be trained from an early age due to their independent nature