Saving Pets One at a Time Inc, the Morgan County Humane Society
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Square-jawed and muscular, the Boxer is the George Clooney of the dog world, a hunk with a sense of humor and an underlying sweetness.
Height: 21 to 25 inches at shoulder
Weight: 60 to 70 pounds
Coat: short and shiny
Life span: 10 to 12 years
Breed Group: Working Dogs
Boxers were originally bred to be medium-size guard dogs. Today, although they are a part of the AKC's Working Group, they mostly find homes as loving family companions.
Amount of shedding
Ease of training
Need for exercise
Compatible with kids
Easy to groom
Good for novice owners