Boxer Dog Facts
The name of the domestic breed
The area where the animal first came from
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is
|Average Life Span:|
The average time the animal lives for
The domestic group such as cat or dog
The colour of the animal's coat or markings
|Tan, Black, Brown|
|Average Litter Size:|
The average number of babies born at once
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts
|Intelligent, fearless and strong|
The level of house-training needed for the animal
|Should be trained from an early age due to their independent nature|
Boxer Dog Location
Map of Europe
Boxer DogBoxers 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 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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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 9th January 2017 [View Sources]
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