Boxer Info & Boxer Breeders

A Boxer is a breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dogs bred in Germany. Their coat is smooth and tight-fitting; colors are fawn or brindled, with or without white markings, which may cover the entire body. Boxers are brachycephalic (they have broad, short skulls), and have a square muzzle, mandibular prognathism (an underbite), very strong jaws, and a powerful bite ideal for hanging on to large prey. The Boxer was bred from the Old English Bulldog and the now extinct Bullenbeisser, and is part of the Molosser group.

 

Boxers are a bright, energetic and playful breed and tend to be very good with children. They are active, strong dogs and require adequate exercise to prevent boredom-associated behaviors such as chewing, digging, or licking. Boxers have allegedly earned a slight reputation of being "headstrong," which can be related to inappropriate obedience training. In truth, they are a reflection of their owner's personality, intelligence and their ability with dogs. Owing to their intelligence and working breed characteristics, training based on corrections often has limited usefulness.

 

Boxers, like other animals, typically respond better to positive reinforcement techniques such as clicker training, an approach based on operant conditioning and behaviorism, which offers the dog an opportunity to think independently and to problem-solve. Stanley Coren's survey of obedience trainers, summarized in his book The Intelligence of Dogs, ranked Boxers at #48 – average working/obedience intelligence. Many who have worked with Boxers disagree quite strongly with Coren's survey results, and maintain that a skilled trainer who uses reward-based methods will find Boxers have far above-average intelligence and working ability.

 

The Boxer by nature is not an aggressive or vicious breed. It is an instinctive guardian and can become very attached to its family. Like all dogs, it requires proper socialization. Boxers are generally patient with smaller dogs and puppies, but difficulties with larger adult dogs, especially those of the same sex, may occur. Boxers are generally more comfortable with companionship, in either human or canine form.

Source: Wikipedia

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Registered Boxer Breeders

BERRADELL BOXERS - Boxer Breeder, Stanley, Tasmania
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Over the last 40 years I have been besotted with boxers and have spent my ... read more
Bokson - Boxer, Griffon and Cane Corso Breeder - Perth, WA
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We have been exhibiting and breeding boxers since 1984 and have had ... read more
Boxberry Boxers - Boxer Breeder - NSW
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Boxberry Boxers - Breeding for the future, established in 1990. Our puppies ... read more
Boxvale Kennels - Boxer and Miniature Schnauzer Breeder - QLD
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Boxvale Kennels - Experienced breeder of Boxers and Miniature Schnauzers. Our ... read more
JADENCHI BOXERS - Boxer Breeder, Qld
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JADENCHI BOXERS - BEAUTIFUL BOISTEROUS BOUNCING BOXERS
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Ozstralis Boxer Kennels - Boxer Breeder - Devonport, TAS
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We are a small kennel with over 30 years experience in the breed. We breed only ... read more
Rampid Boxers - Boxer Breeder - Adelaide, SA
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Rampid Boxers resides on a picturesque 3 ares on the beautiful outskirts of ... read more
Roxbud Kennels - Boxers, Bloodhounds and Griffon Bruxellious - Murray Bridge, SA
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Roxbud has been established since 1995, We are a small breeder of Boxers, ... read more
Wunya Boxers - Boxer Breeder - South Coast, NSW
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Wunya Boxers is situated on the lovely south coast of nsw, we are a small ... read more