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Is the miniature boxer a recognized breed?

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Recognized by the American Canine Hybrid Club, the miniature boxer is a mix between a boxer and a Boston terrier. Although there are no true boxers in the miniature class, different breeders have their own mixture of dogs they breed to create the miniature boxer, but the main goal is to achieve a full-sized boxer appearance.

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The boxer is the most popular breed of dog in the United States, according to the American Kennel Club. This breed is known for its loyalty, intelligence and power. Boxers make excellent guard dogs and are often used as guide dogs. Because of their mild temperament, miniature versions are often sought by individuals who live in small apartments or close living quarters.

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