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Breed Standards for the Boxer

 

 

General Appearance:

It is square-proportioned with good substance and musculature

 

 

Head:

Broad, blunt muzzle; Undershot bite; Shallow wrinkles on forehead when alert; Slightly arched skull; Ears cropped long and tapering

 

 

Tail:

Set high, docked and carried upward

 

 

Color:

Fawn and brindle, both with or without white flashing and black mask

 

 

Size:

Weight:  male: 65-80 lb;  female: 50 – 65 lb

Height:   male: 22.5 – 25”;  female: 21 – 23.5”

 

 

Gait:

Free and ground covering, with proud carriage

 

 

Temperament:

Playful, exuberant, inquisitive, attentive, demonstrative, devoted and outgoing


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