The boxer is a German dog originally bred from the British Bulldog for the main purpose of security.
Boxers are known for their short hair and strong bite.
What is the weight of a Boxer?
A male boxer dog will weigh around 55 to 70 pounds (25 to 32 kg).
Females will weigh approximately the same weights.
Although originally working dogs they are now mainly companion dogs and make great pets.
According to the American Kennel Association, they are the 8th most popular dog in the United States.
Boxers are mainly known for their distinctive square heads and come in 3 different colors, fawn. brindle, and white.
Although they were originally bred to be guard dogs, they were not very successful as working dogs.
That said, they are very loyal and will fiercely protect their master and their home.
Boxers are part of the Bullenbeisser family which were originally bred to hunt boar and stag. The Bullenbeisser is now extinct.
A boxer will live an average of 10 years.
It is thought the name “Boxer” comes from the fact that they like to stand on their hind legs and box.
They are known to be playful and to like goofing around.
It takes around 3 years for a boxer dog to become fully mature, which is the longest for any dog breed.
~ Fun Fact ~
One boxer named Brandy has the longest tongue in the world for a dog which is 17 inches.