Boxer Dogs

At a glance
boxerBoxer dogs are mid-sized dogs of German and English origin. Along with mastiffs, pugs, and bulldogs, the breed belongs to the Molosser group. Known mostly as a companion dog, they have also been widely used in search and rescue, police work and military work, and were recognized as part of the working class by the American Kennel Club in 1904.

Summary

  • Names – German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer
  • Group – AKC: Working Group; KC: Working
  • Size – medium
  • Life expectancy – 9 – 15 years; an average of 12 years
  • Cost of ownership – medium
  • Ease of ownership – medium
  • Aggressive tendency – medium
  • Amount of Exercise – high
  • Amount of Grooming – low
  • Ease of Training – high
  • Obedience level – high
  • Suitable for Children – high
  • Amount of Care Required – medium
  • Susceptibility to Health Problems – medium

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Boxer Dogs

At a glance
boxerBoxer dogs are mid-sized dogs of German and English origin. Along with mastiffs, pugs, and bulldogs, the breed belongs to the Molosser group. Known mostly as a companion dog, they have also been widely used in search and rescue, police work and military work, and were recognized as part of the working class by the American Kennel Club in 1904.

Summary

  • Names – German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer
  • Group – AKC: Working Group; KC: Working
  • Size – medium
  • Life expectancy – 9 – 15 years; an average of 12 years
  • Cost of ownership – medium
  • Ease of ownership – medium
  • Aggressive tendency – medium
  • Amount of Exercise – high
  • Amount of Grooming – low
  • Ease of Training – high
  • Obedience level – high
  • Suitable for Children – high
  • Amount of Care Required – medium
  • Susceptibility to Health Problems – medium

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