Boxers are strong little dogs. Boxers are usually 24 to 26 inches in height and weigh in around 55 to 65 pounds. They are very compact and agile and their short legs make them very graceful and agile.
The Boxer has a dark grey or black coat. With their short coat, you can usually tell if it has been in a washing machine or not. The Boxer will only require minimal grooming like brushing and bathing.
Boxers can be kept in a household with smaller dogs like a Yorkshire Terrier but do not keep them with other small dogs as they can develop separation anxiety issues and possibly severe separation anxiety. Boxers can be kept with dogs that are taller than them or larger than them and they will develop separation anxiety issues.
With proper Boxer training, they are actually friendly dogs.
Boxers can also be kept in a home with other pets and birds or other pets that chase small animals.
Boxers need a lot of exercise and fun to be happy. They can be a good option if you have other pets in a home but they really need a mental challenge with mind games. They are very intelligent dogs. If left to their own devices they will run around getting into mischief. That is why they have to be kept in a home with a strong leader that knows how to handle the dogs well.
So whether you are buying a puppy for a single person or you have more than one person living in your home, you will need to choose the right breed of dog depending on your lifestyle and you pet’s behavior. If you are single, a terrier will fit your lifestyle very well. If you are a couple, a bulldog will be the perfect pet for you and your family.
So be sure you know your breed before choosing a dog breed to buy. Choose wisely.