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.

Vital Stats

Height: 21 to 25 inches at shoulder
Weight: 60 to 70 pounds
Coat: short and shiny
Life span: 10 to 12 years

Summary
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. Full Boxer profile on DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Vigor:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
General health:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)