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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

Boxer Dog Location

Map of Boxer Dog Locations
Map of Europe

Boxer Dog

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.

Boxer Dog Comments

sgt
"how cool"
anyaee surratt
"OMG THIS MAKES ME THANK OF MY BOXER AT HOME. IN HER DOG BED SHE IS A BOXER I LOVE HER SO MUCH:))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) SHOUT-OUT TO TIRRIE MY DOG>"
Anonymous
"i love boxers"
111111
"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"
...
"BOXERS ARE AWESOME!!!"
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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 9th January 2017 [View Sources]

Sources:
1. David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (2008) Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
2. David Burnie, Kingfisher (2011) The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2011]
3. Dorling Kindersley (2006) Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
4. Richard Mackay, University of California Press (2009) The Atlas Of Endangered Species [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
5. Tom Jackson, Lorenz Books (2007) The World Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]

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