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How long do boxers live?

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The average lifespan of a boxer is 9 to 12 years. A variety of factors, such as size, lifestyle and genetics, can affect the lifespan of a dog.

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Boxers are considered a large breed and are prone to certain skin, heart and thyroid ailments. Males typically reach around 70 pounds and stand approximately 25 inches at the shoulder. Mature females are slightly smaller.

Boxers are high-energy dogs that require a lot of exercise. They are known for their smart, affectionate and loyal personalities. Like any dog breed, boxers are capable of exceeding their average life expectancy if they maintain a healthy lifestyle that includes a well-balanced diet and daily exercise.

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