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Boxers are high-energy, playful and protective dogs. They are very affectionate family companions.

  • Origin:

    Germany

  • Average size:

    Large

  • Weight Range:

    Males: 29 - 34 kg

    Females: 25 - 32 kg

    Height Range:

    Males: 56 - 64 cm

    Females: 53 - 61 cm

  • Lifespan:

    10 - 12 years

    Bred For:

    They were bred as hunting dogs for bears, wild boars, and deer.

  • Characteristics:

    They are protective watchdogs and are also fun-loving and headstrong.

    Compatibility With Pets/Children:

    They are more compatible with smaller dogs than dogs their size or larger. They are also very compatible with children.

  • Health Risks:

    Degenerative myelopathy, Boxer cardiomyopathy, hip dysplasia. seizures.

    Grooming Requirements:

    Boxers require minimal grooming and they are generally good at keeping themselves clean. They require to be brushed once a week.

  • Exercise Requirements:

    To maintain mental and physical stimulation, it is recommened that Boxers get 2 hours of exercise per day.

    Nutritional Requirements:

    Protein-rich food with vitamins and minerals like Calcium, Taurine and L-carnitine.