Boxer dog breed information


This is Dr.R.Kishore Kumar from tamilnadu, and I am going to discuss about boxer breed in detail…. The Boxer is a medium-sized, short-haired breed of dog, developed in Germany. Use to have LONGER tongue when comparing with Dog Breeds. The Boxer is a medium-sized, short-haired breed of dog, developed in Germany. Use to have LONGER tongue when comparing with Dog Breeds. The Boxer is part of the Molosser dog group, developed in Germany in the late 19th century from the now extinct Bullenbeisser, a dog of Mastiff descent, and Bulldogs brought in from Great Britain. The Boxer is part of the Molosser dog group, developed in Germany in the late 19th century from the now extinct Bullenbeisser, a dog of Mastiff descent, and Bulldogs brought in from Great Britain. The Boxer is part of the Molosser dog group, developed in Germany in the late 19th century from the now extinct Bullenbeisser, a dog of Mastiff descent, and Bulldogs brought in from Great Britain. extinct Bullenbeisser, a dog of Mastiff descent, used for hunting in Germany extinct Bullenbeisser, a dog of Mastiff descent, used for hunting in Germany extinct Bullenbeisser, a dog of Mastiff descent, used for hunting in Germany The Bullenbeisser had been working as a hunting dog for centuries, employed in the pursuit of bear, wild boar, and deer. The Bullenbeisser had been working as a hunting dog for centuries, employed in the pursuit of bear, wild boar, and deer. In later years, faster dogs were favored and a smaller Bullenbeisser was bred in Brabant, in northern Belgium. In later years, faster dogs were favored and a smaller Bullenbeisser was bred in Brabant, in northern Belgium. In later years, faster dogs were favored and a smaller Bullenbeisser was bred in Brabant, in northern Belgium. In later years, faster dogs were favored and a smaller Bullenbeisser was bred in Brabant, in northern Belgium. In later years, faster dogs were favored and a smaller Bullenbeisser was bred in Brabant, in northern Belgium. It is generally accepted that the Brabanter Bullenbeisser was a direct ancestor of today’s Boxer. Boxer is, developed in Germany in the late 19th century from the now extinct Bullenbeisser, (a Mastiff descent) and Bulldogs brought in from Great Britain. Bull dogs were developed in great Britain for Bull baiting.. Bull dogs were developed in great Britain for Bull baiting.. name “Boxer” is supposedly derived from the breed’s tendency to play by standing on its hind legs and “boxing” with its front paws name “Boxer” is supposedly derived from the breed’s tendency to play by standing on its hind legs and “boxing” with its front paws name “Boxer” is supposedly derived from the breed’s tendency to play by standing on its hind legs and “boxing” with its front paws name “Boxer” is supposedly derived from the breed’s tendency to play by standing on its hind legs and “boxing” with its front paws name “Boxer” is supposedly derived from the breed’s tendency to play by standing on its hind legs and “boxing” with its front paws Boxer is a Brachycephalic or Molosser breed, skull is relatively broad and short (typically with the breadth at least 80% of the length) Boxer is a Brachycephalic or Molosser breed, skull is relatively broad and short (typically with the breadth at least 80% of the length) The head is the most distinctive feature of the Boxer. The length of the muzzle to the whole of the head should be a ratio of 1:3. Boxer should be slightly prognathous, i.e., the lower jaw should protrude beyond the upper jaw and bend slightly upwards and commonly called an underbite or “undershot bite”. Boxer is a short-haired breed, with a shiny, smooth coat that lies tight to the body. The recognized colors are fawn and brindle, frequently with a white underbelly and white on the feet. white markings, called flash, often extend onto the neck or face, and dogs that have these markings are known as “flashy”. “Fawn” denotes a range of color, the tones of which may be described variously as light tan or yellow, reddish tan, mahogany or stag/deer red, and dark honey-blonde. Brindle is a pattern of color, it is a striping effect. With most brindle Boxers, the dark stripes are clearly over a fawn background. with Boxer dogs that appear to have a black color, is due to super heavy reserve brindle A ‘true’ black Boxer simply cannot be a purebred. There must be another breed in the bloodline the color gene responsible for black coat color does not exist within the boxer breed Darker fawns may have some black hairs interspersed in their coat, or the fawn hairs may be tipped with black. Boxers with white markings that cover one-third or less of the body are called “flashy.” These markings are typically found on the feet, legs, neck and face. Boxers with white markings that cover one-third or less of the body are called “flashy.” These markings are typically found on the feet, legs, neck and face. A white Boxer is not an albino. Albinos entirely lack pigment Most white Boxer dogs have some spots on their skin (which can be seen due to their short coats) and have some markings around their nose and mouth. deafness is more common with this white colored boxer,so it is highly recommended to spay/neuter your white Boxer White boxers are not rare or unusual , about 20 percent of boxers are born as white. white Boxers have a higher risk of sunburn and associated skin cancers than colored Boxers. white Boxers have a higher risk of sunburn and associated skin cancers than colored Boxers. white Boxers have a higher risk of sunburn and associated skin cancers than colored Boxers. Body weight – Male (25–32 kg) and Female- (25–32 kg)
Height-Male 22–25 in (56–64 cm) and Female-21–24 in (53–61 cm) Litter size-average 6–8 and Life span-average 9–12 years FCI- Group 2, Section 2.1 Molossian: Mastiff type #144standard
AKC- Working standard Leading health issues to which Boxers are prone include cancers, and heart related issues like Boxer cardiomyopathy Boxer are very energetic even at old ages. They need plenty of exercise which means their diet should be high in quality calories. The main source of these calories should be lean animal protein, which include lean chicken, turkey and lamb Boxers are friendly, lively companions that are popular as family dogs. Boxers are friendly, lively companions that are popular as family dogs. Their suspicion of strangers, alertness, agility, and strength make them formidable guard dogs.

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