5 Amazing Facts about Boxers

Boxers are a bundle of joy, happiness, and energy. The Boxer is typically medium-sized with short hair, which is perfect for the hot Miami weather!  They are generally well mannered and get really excited about everything.  Guaranteed to always make you smile!  Owners we’ve spoken to have called their Boxer playful, devoted, intelligent, friendly, energetic cheerful and many more great things.  Here are some of their amazing characteristics.

1. Boxers can be a little cuckoo.

Boxers have so much friendly energy that sometimes they might be rambunctious and like to run and jump around on occasion. They are the goofball dogs by excellence. As they get older they become calmer while keeping their happy outlook.

2. Boxers always want to be by your side

Boxer cuddling

These dogs love people and the breed is more in the “people dogs” category, Boxers love the company of adults and kids.  Be warned!  They don’t know the meaning of personal space and will try to be as close as you as possible.  Boxers are forever lap dogs.

3. Boxers always want to make you smile

Compare Boxers to a 3 year old kid who never grows up and always wants to play. They love to entertain their families with their goofiness.

4. Boxers are called Boxers because they will try to show you affection by pawing at you.

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They will stand on their back legs and paw at you with their paws trying to play with you and get your attention.

5. Boxers are very active

These dogs love to play and get lots of exercise to drain all their energy. Training and mobility courses are great for them. You will have a happy, active and healthy life with them. Make sure you take precautions for the hot summer in Florida as this breed tend to overheat. Here are some tips to keep in mind to keep your dog safe in the heat.

Check out our Boxer and Boxers mixes here at Born Free Pet Shelter!


Claudia Boxer

Claudia is a sweet, happy and goofy girl who loves people. She was found as a stray and brought to the shelter. Here are some words from the person who found her.
“Whomever will adopt Claudia would be very lucky. We found her abandoned in a house and brought her home. She is amazing, happy, sweet, loving and loves to be pampered! She gives the best hugs. Unfortunately, we couldn’t keep her but you can enjoy her company”.



Freeway is a Boxer mix who has the cutest face! He is not your typical Boxer. He is a little smaller than the traditional Boxer and he is actually very calm and sweet. Freeway gets along with other dogs, though he might be a bit shy at first he enjoys being petted.  This brindle boy is the biggest lover around once you give him some pets.


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Bruno is a 2 years old, as of June 2017, Boxer who loves people! He is the type of dog that will soak up all the love you can give. A few of his favorite things are people, cuddling and play time! He is a confident, happy, affectionate and goofy dog.



Golda is full of enthusiasm and energy, she needs to join a family with adults or older children who can give her love and provide her exercise, discipline, and training.


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Frik is a 2-3 years old Boxer. She is a beautiful and energetic Boxer. She is a little shy and needs a patient person who can give her the love and affection while providing discipline, training, and exercise.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our facts about Boxers and love them as much as we do!  If you’re interested in adopting any of the dogs here or would like to check our all of our dogs, let us know!


One more thing!

Born Free Pet Shelter has a couple cool t-shirts designed by Happy Rescue Tails and we’ll be adding more soon!  All profits from these sales will be donated to Born Free Pet Shelter.  Check them out!


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