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  • The Boxer springs from a line of dogs known throughout the whole of Europe during the 16th century and is one of many descendents of the old fighting dog of the high valleys of Tibet.
  • The Boxer is cousin to practically all recognized breeds of the Bulldog type, all of which go back to basic Molossus blood.
  • Flemish tapestries of the 16th and 17th centuries depict scenes of stag and boar hunting, featuring ancestors of the Boxer.
  • The Boxer reached its greatest perfection and development in Germany.
  • Until dogfighting and bullbaiting were outlawed, the Boxer, like all dogs of his type, was used for this purpose.
  • The Boxer was one of the first breeds selected in Germany for police training.

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