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Buddy Breeds

The Boxer is a medium to large-sized breed known for its muscular build and expressive face. They are intelligent, energetic, and playful dogs with a strong protective instinct, making them great family companions.

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Boxers are medium to large dogs, weighing 55-70 lbs and standing 21.5-25 inches tall.

energy level

Boxers are energetic, playful, and love engaging in physical activities with their family.

exercise needs

Boxers need daily exercise, such as walks, runs, or playtime to keep them happy and healthy.


Boxers are intelligent, but their independent nature requires patience and consistency in training.


Boxers are quick learners and can excel in obedience training and dog sports.


Boxers can adapt to different living situations but thrive in homes with access to outdoor space.

with kids

Boxers are affectionate, patient, and protective, making them wonderful companions for children.

with other pets

Boxers can get along with other pets, especially when properly socialized from a young age.

in cold climates

Boxers can tolerate mild cold but need extra care in extreme cold due to their short coats.

in hot climates

Boxers can handle warm climates, but make sure to provide shade, water, and avoid excessive exercise.


Boxers have a short coat that sheds moderately, so regular brushing can help minimize shedding.


Boxers have low grooming needs – occasional brushing and bathing will keep them clean and healthy.

bark tendency

Boxers have average bark tendencies and may bark for various reasons, such as alerting their owners or during playtime.

health issues

Boxers may have some health issues, requiring regular veterinary checkups and preventative care.