Known health issues
Boxers are robust, muscular dogs with a high capacity for physical activities. They are naturally very fit and have a high stamina. Their average lifespan is about 11-14 years. They are not particularly suited for places exposed to extremes of weather conditions. Common health concerns of this breed include sick sinus syndrome, bloat, cardiomyopathy, epilepsy, hypothyroidism, melanoma, cryptorchidism, sensory neuropathy, pyloric stenosis, insulinoma, and pododermatitis.
With an undeniably adorable demeanor and a regal face that is simply impossible to hate, the boxer is just about the sweetest canine friend you can possibly have, one that is bound to reward you with years of laughter and unconditional love.