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Boxer

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Breed Information
Popularity (2015) #10
Name Boxer
Other names German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer
Origin Germany
Breed Group Working (AKC:1904)Guardian (UKC)
Size Medium
Type Purebred
Life span 10-12 years
Temperament BraveBrightConfidentEnergeticFearlessFriendlyIntelligentLoyalPlayful
Height 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 BrindleFawnWhite
Litter Size 6-8 puppies
Puppy Price Average $600 - $1200 USD
Breed Characteristics
Adaptability 4 stars
Apartment Friendly 4 stars
Barking Tendencies 2 starsOccassional
Cat Friendly 3 stars
Child Friendly 4 starsGood with Kids: This is a suitable breed for kids and is known to be playful, energetic, and affectionate around them.
Dog Friendly 2 stars
Exercise Needs 4 stars
Grooming 1 starsLow Maintenance: Grooming is only necessary once in a while to maintain upkeep. No trimming or stripping needed.
Health Issues 3 starsHypoallergenic: No
Intelligence 4 starsRanking: #49
Playfulness 4 stars
Shedding Level 1 starsMinimal Shedding: This dog will shed a negligible amount. Recommended for owners who do not want to deal with dog hair in their cars and homes.
Stranger Friendly 3 stars
Trainability 3 starsModerately Easy Training: Training won't require too much attention and effort, though it won't be easier than other breeds. Expect results to come gradually.
Watchdog Ability 5 stars
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Puppy Names
Rank Male Female
01 Max Bella
02 Cooper Daisy
03 Charlie Abbie
04 Tucker Molly
05 Buddy Bailey
06 Oscar Coco
07 Bentley Zoe
08 Milo Sophie
09 Bailey Katie
10 Louie Penny
Overview

The boxer is exemplary in its combination of stylish elegance with strength and agility. It is square-proportioned with good substance and musculature. Its stride is free and ground-covering, with proud carriage. Its head is distinctive, with a broad, blunt muzzle and alert expression. Its coat is short and shiny. It is perfectly suited to serve as a working watchdog.

The boxer is playful, exuberant, inquisitive, attentive, demonstrative, devoted and outgoing; it is a perfect companion for an active family. It can be stubborn, but it is sensitive and responsive to commands. It may be aggressive toward strange dogs, but it is generally good with other household dogs and pets.

History
The Boxer was bred in Germany from the Bulldog and the now extinct Bullenbeisser ('bull-biter'). It was bred to chase, bite, and hold onto large game such as deer and boar. The Boxer's name may be derived from the German 'Boxl' for 'short trousers' or from the dog's tendency to stand on its hind legs and swing its forelegs when fighting or playing. U.S. soldiers brought the Boxer home to America where it became a popular pet (the seventh most popular U.S. breed as of 2006) after World War II. In the last century, Boxers have also been put to work as messenger dogs, guard dogs, cattle herders, and police dogs.
Tags
Medium dog breeds, Working dog breeds , Watch dog breeds , Guard dog breeds , B