Is a Boxer Right For You?

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If you are looking for an affectionate, loyal, intelligent dog, a Boxer would be an excellent choice. Boxers were originally bred in Germany during the 19th century as hunting companions. Their name comes from the dog’s tendency to stand on its hind legs when threatened, batting at its opponent — or boxing — with its front paws. Their powerful bodies and loyal dispositions make them ideal guard dogs.

The patience and affectionate nature of Boxers also makes them perfect family pets. They enjoy the company of humans and are playful with children. The breed is a popular choice for service as seeing-eye dogs for the blind.

The Boxers featured in this video are named Zania and Daisy and belong to Shawna and Mike. Zania is 6 months old and Daisy is 6 years old. They both love spending time playing with their family and taking long, brisk walks together. is an online directory that includes trusted businesses and information about topics that are important to you, including pet care.  If you have a video you would like to share or an article on pet care or are a veterinarian and would like to feature your business on any of our Vet Pages like these: Vets in Kaysville, UT or Vets in Pacifica, CA or blog pages, just contact us at



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