Playful, gentle, and loving, these large, well-muscled dogs are imposing until you make their better acquaintance. Their soft hearts and sweet tempers make them excellent family companions, as long as they receive regular, rigorous exercise and broad socialization. They have so much love to give the world, complete with sloppy kisses.
1. Boxers 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Boxer Temperament and Training
3. Boxer Diet and Feeding
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Boxers generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Boxers. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Boxer with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.