Boxer’s are the most popular breed and they rank the tenth position in the United States. The boxer is an intelligent, energetic, and loyal dog breed.

Boxers have square shaped heads. They have a broad, deep chest. Naturally boxer’s ears are folded but traditionally, their ears have been cropped to stand erect. Their tails generally are docked and carried high. Their feet are closely packed together and the toes are embowed.

The Boxer’s coat is short. Usually boxers are of fawn color and others are brindle. Their face is usually black, but many have white face markings and white on the chest and paws.


All Boxers have a different temperament. Their character varies depending on a number of different factors. Generally, Boxers are very welcoming to guests and in other they can be an excellent guard dog too, they alert their owners to the first sight of an intruder.

The typical Boxer is intelligent, alert, and fearless, and friendly too. Boxer loves to play with their family and is very loyal to them, but he’s also headstrong, especially when you try to use harsh training methods with him.

Can Boxer’s Make Good Family Dog?

Boxer dogs are very patient and gentle with children. Boxers are great family companions, If you are and able to provide them with adequate exercise in the form of walks or runs, they can even adapt to apartment living. A boxer is a high need for companionship and exercise.They are not happy when left alone at home.

Boxer’s are very friendly by nature once they are comfortable with someone, they become the most lovable and affectionate companion. And due to their friendly nature they have even been nicknamed as the “Peter Pan” of dog breeds . They tend to be courageous, loving, and energetic, all while being loyal and affectionate towards their family.

Boxers Are Friendly With kids
Boxer Playing With Kids
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If you have a family with children, the Boxer can be a perfect addition to your family. They’re very playful and yet patient.They can be perfect playmate for any youngster.

Male Boxer V/S Female Boxer

One unique thing in Boxer breed is that both male and female boxer’s tend to have different temperament.

Males are more social, affectionate, and playful while also having a youthful spirit that lasts well into their adult years. on the other hand, females are more protective and possessive of their loved ones and are more introverted than most males.

Playful Personality Of Boxer

If u are looking for for a dog who is medium to large, with a rugged, sleekly-muscled “masculine” build, who needs minimal grooming and loves to romp and play and is often steadfast and reliable with everyone and looks imposing enough than he is an effective deterrent even when friendly, than Boxer may be right for you.

Boxer’s need continuous training and mental stimulation to develop good behavior. If they doesn’t feel like they are being challenged with their training practices, they will lose interest and find something better to do with their time.

So before this happens train your dog by making the practice short , fun and engaging on a consistent basis.

If you are willing to adopt this breed, you have to make sure that you have a flexible schedule that allows you to spend plenty of time with your dog. The Boxer does not like to be left alone for long periods of time.

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