Have you been recently thinking of purchasing one of our Boxer puppies for sale?
We’re sure you’ve fallen in love with them, and so we’re going to give you even more information to fuel your fired up interest!
The History of Boxers
Boxers are related to the Bullenbeisser and originated in Germany. They were brought to the United States after World War I and later used in World War II as guard dogs, messenger dogs, and attack dogs. Boxer puppies have lean muscular builds and strong jaws which is why they were used to hunt wild boar and stag. Boxers would capture the prey until their owners came. After World War II, American soldiers took ex-service Boxer puppies for sale home to keep as pets.
Physical Stats of Boxers
We previously mentioned that Boxer puppies for sale are muscular. They have a natural regal disposition and shaped square heads. Males grow approximately 25 inches high and weigh anywhere from 65 to 80 pounds. Female Boxers puppies for sale grow slightly smaller. They will be 21 to 25 inches high and weigh 50 to 65 pounds. Boxer puppies come in two colors – fawn and brindle. Their faces are usually black; however many have white markings on their faces, chest, and paws. Almost all Boxer puppies for sale look like they’re wearing white socks!
Boxers are generally healthy dogs, but like all breeds, they’re prone to certain health conditions. Specifically for Boxer puppies for sale, they are prone to the development of cancer, so you want to be sure that you’re taking your pup to the vet regularly for screenings and routine health monitoring. Another frequent concern for older Boxers is their susceptibility to gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV), also called bloat.
The Temperament of a Boxer
The Boxer is an extremely alert dog. They are intelligent with lots of high energy so be prepared. They are considered to be eternal puppies well into adulthood! As with all dogs, early socialization is necessary to make them comfortable with various people and situations. If you have kids in your home, they are the perfect pet. They’re gentle and friendly and can handle a little rough play from little ones!