15 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Boxers

The Boxer dog is a breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dogs developed in Germany. Their coat is smooth and tight-fitting; colors are fawn or brindled, with or without white markings, which may cover the entire body, and white.

They are known to be friendly, playful, intelligent, devoted, energetic, calm, cheerful, confident, fearless, brave, loyal, bright… just to name a few of their temperaments.

Here are some must know fun and interesting facts about Boxers.

1. Boxers were bred from a now extinct dog breed named Bullenbeisser (once existed in Germany) and English Bulldogs.

boxer bullenbeisser english bulldog

2. Boxers are highly energetic and needs regular exercise.

A Boxer may need more than 2 hours of exercise daily.
boxer energetic exercise

3. Boxers are prone to Heart, Bone and Skin disorders.

They are prone to a specific heart disease called Boxer Cardiomyopathy.

4. Boxers are lovely in nature and always want you to pet them.

Not only with humans they also love to cuddle their partners.
boxer lovely nature

5. Boxers were bred to hunt large animals.

A healthy Boxer may run up to 30 mph.
boxer hunting fast

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99 thoughts on “15 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Boxers

  1. I have had five boxers 2 white,2 brindle and 1fawn. My best friends ever make me laugh when they can look human at times. Large lap dogs. One of my white ones was deaf he new sign and no one could tell. He did sleep sometimes when he should have up. He was in his silent world. Tufferbear 85 lbs of pure love.

  2. I also like pigs, and I always enjoyed the fact that our boxer used to grunt like a pig when he was eating. He so loved his food. Miss that boy. He’s in doggie heaven now.

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