Everything you need to know about Boxers
Boxers are moderately energetic dogs. They are often enthusiastic runners.
Boxers are usually a fawn or brindle colour with accents of white.
There’s lots of doggy behaviour that comes naturally to all breeds of dog, including Boxers, from digging and chasing to searching and retrieving.
Thinking about giving a Boxer a forever home? Here are some Boxer facts that might help you decide.
Caring for Boxers
Every dog is different with their own personality and needs. Here are some areas to think about when taking care of a Boxer.
How much food does a Boxer need?
The amount of food a Boxer needs depends on their:
- activity levels
You can use the information on dog food packe...
How much grooming does a Boxer need?
Boxers have short fur that only needs a weekly brush.
Boxers often have skinfolds which require regular cleaning. Speak to your vet for advice on how to do this for your dog.
To help your dog feel ...
What size crate do you need for a Boxer?
When inside their crate, your dog should have plenty of space to:
- sit and stand up at their full height
- turn around without touching the sides
- lie down fully stretched out ...
Before you give any dog a home, it’s important to know about possible health issues. Not every dog will suffer them but it’s good to be prepared.
To find out more about potential health issues for Boxers, sp...
Boxer behaviour and training
Even if you think you know about Boxers, it’s important to remember that every dog has their own personality.
Are Boxers easy to train?
You can teach any breed of dog new tricks! It’s all about positive learning. Find out what your dog loves so you can use this to reward them after a success. Whether it’s small food treats, toys or lots of praise, tra...
What’s the temperament of a Boxer?
Just like you, every dog is an individual with their own unique personality and prior experiences. So, every Boxer temperament is different.
As dogs grow from puppies, they learn all about the world. They de...
Are Boxers good with children?
Every dog has their own unique personality that has been shaped by their own experiences of the world. They’ll have their own likes and dislikes and will respond to situations in different ways. However, there are som...