Boxers are alert, dignified and self-assured. Their most notable characteristic is their desire for human affection. With family and friends, his temperament is fun and playful, yet patient and gentle with children. He will exhibit curiosity but, most importantly, fearless courage if threatened. His intelligence, loyal affection, household guardian and tractability to discipline make him a highly desirable companion. He is truly a dog for all seasons, playmate and loyal friend.