The Boxer is a beloved dog breed known for its friendly, loyal, high-energy temperament and short, shiny coat. Classified as a working breed, the Boxer is a medium/large dog with an average weight of 50-70 pounds and a height of 21-25 inches.
This breed typically has a 8-10 year life span and requires high amount of exercise per day. As for grooming needs, the Boxer has low grooming requirements.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the Boxer’s personality traits, exercise and grooming needs, as well as common health issues associated with the breed.
Boxer Breed Information
Breed Group: working
Average Weight (lbs): 50-70
Average Height (in): 21-25
Life Expectancy (years): 8-10
Daily Sleep: 10-12 hours
Coat Type: short, shiny
Coat Colors: fawn, brindle
Boxer Temperament and Personality
Temperament: friendly, loyal, high-energy
Trainability: eager to please, requires positive training and consistency
Exercise Needs: high
Grooming Needs: low
Common Health Issues: hip dysplasia, bloat, aortic stenosis
To learn more about this breed, visit our Dog Breeds category.