Boxer

Boxer

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HEALTH AND
GENERAL INFORMATION

SIZE:

HEIGHT:

 1 foot, 9 inches to 2 feet, 1 inch tall at the shoulder

WEIGHT:

 60 to 70 pounds

GENERAL HEALTH:

 In general, Boxer breeds are healthy but this is not a guarantee that your dog is 100% healthy. You should be aware of the following diseases: Cancer, Boxer cardiomyopathy, Corneal Dystrophy and Demodectic Mange.

LIFE SPAN:

 10 to 12 years

EXERCISE:

 Like any other breed, Boxer dogs are very different and they make no exceptions. Some of them may prefer hard and daily exercise instead of others who tend to be more lazy and sleepy through a day. You should take action immediately if you spot that your dog is gaining unwanted amount of weight.

ENERGY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

RISK OF WEIGHT GAIN:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

PERSONALITY:

 They are known as guard dogs, they are very alert and watchful. They are also very playful, patient, curious and friendly.

BARKING FREQUENCY:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

HUNT DRIVE:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

AGGRESSIVENESS:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

SHEDDING HAIR:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

MOUTHINESS POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

WANDERLUST POTENTIAL:

LOW

MEDIUM

HIGH

 

TRAITS

EASY TO GROOM:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

FRIENDLY WITH STRANGERS:

VERY
FRIENDLY

FRIENDLY

NOT FRIENDLY

 

EASE OF HOUSE-TRAINING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY HARD

 

EASE WITH CHILDREN:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

INTELLIGENCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY INTELLIGENT

 

PLAYFULNESS:

EASY

MEDIUM

VERY PLAYFUL

 

OUTSIDE/INSIDE BEHAVIOR

APARTMENT LIVING:

EASY

DIFFICULT

VERY DIFFICULT

 

COLD WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

HOT WEATHER RESISTANCE:

EASY

MEDIUM

HARD

 

PROS AND CONS

PROS

CONS

 They are very playful and protective.  They shed a lot.

 

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