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Breed Standards for the Boxer



General Appearance:

It is square-proportioned with good substance and musculature




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




Set high, docked and carried upward




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




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

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




Free and ground covering, with proud carriage




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

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