An adoring pet with boundless energy and a mischievous sense of humour

Intelligent, playful and energetic, Boxers can adapt to most environments as long as they get plenty of exercise. They might come from a hunting background, but their even temperaments make them kind and charismatic pets.

Vital Stats

Size: Medium to large
Coat: Short and smooth, with minimal grooming required.
Exercise: 2 hours a day
Life span: 10 – 14 years
Breed group: Working
Temperament: Playful, energetic, confident
Size 53cm
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63cm
Coat Short
coat
Exercise 2hrs Life span 10+years
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Boxer Temperament & Personality

Boxer dogs are loyal, loving and athletic. This firm, muscular breed is considered a good dog for families, especially if you have an active lifestyle.

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Boxer Training & Exercise

Bright and willing to learn, Boxers have been used as military messengers, guide dogs and in rescue operations. They thrive on human interaction and playtime, including running after tennis balls and even swimming.


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Boxer Grooming

Do Boxers shed? Yes, at certain times of year they can heavily moult their short hair; this is known as “blowing coat” and usually happens in spring and autumn.

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Boxer Nutrition

Boxer puppies continue growing for a long time, and will continue to broaden into adulthood, so it’s important to support their growth with the right nutrition.

Boxer insurance considerations

Boxers sometimes suffer with epilepsy and are prone to hereditary and congenital conditions. Petplan dog insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.

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