Boxer is a fun-loving family dog, the Boxer has a good sense of humour and a genuine willingness to please. A smart individual with energy to burn, the Boxer remains a puppy for most of its life. The breed was developed in Germany in the late 1800s, where its ancestors were used by butchers for baiting bulls. Boxer is playful, exuberant, inquisitive, attentive, demonstrative, devoted and outgoing; it is a perfect companion for an active family. It can be stubborn, but it is sensitive and responsive to commands.