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

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

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