Other names: German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer
Country of origin: Germany
Size Type: Medium Breed Dogs
Group: Working Dog Breed
Life span: 10 – 12 years
Temperament: Playful, Intelligent, Friendly, Devoted, Loyal, Energetic, Calm, Fearless, Confident, Cheerful, Brave.
Height: Females: 53-60 cm; Males: 56-63 cm
Weight: Females: 23-27 kg; Males: 30-34 kg
Color: Fawn, Brindle, White
Price of puppies: $600 – $1800 USD
Boxer, country of origin is Germany, the shape and appearance are quite impressive. Quite large head and body, large black nose. Ears set high, for simple working dogs, their tips are cropped. The eyes are black. Strong cylindrical rotator cuff muscles, no loose skin. The body is square, with a short tail set high. Forelimbs – straight, parallel. Unforgettable and unbuttoned with a soul. Easy to contact with children, easy to train, can prevent fire, can be used as guard dogs, as well as guide dogs for the blind. According to its characteristics, it is a good companion dog.
The chest is quite broad and the front part is well defined and visible from the side. The ribcage reaches the elbows. The length of the chest is half the height at the withers. Ribs well sprung, but not barrel-shaped, extending far back. The loin is short and well-muscled. The belly is slightly tucked up – its lower line forms a nice curve. The croup is wide and long, especially in bitches. The tail is set high rather than low, docked, carried upward. An uncropped tail should be severely punished.
Although the boxer looks menacing on the outside, he is surprisingly soft by nature, the body is also very slender. It is interesting that their name came about precisely because of the way of fighting – the boxer attacks with his front paws. Boxer dogs love noise and a large number of people, they have powerful self-regulation of stress on the heart. Even in old age, they are still full of vitality. He himself is like a child, very suitable for a family, in happy moments he expresses his joy with his whole body. In general, a boxer is worthy of the trust of a dog, guarding the heart. Instinctively “listening” guard dogs, alert, intelligent, dignified, self-confident, loyal, kind, and gentle, under strict guidelines will be ideal helpers.