Are boxer dogs hyper?

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There are many dog breeds that are described as active and the Boxer is one of them.

With a strong, powerful body and plenty of energy, this breed can be quite active at times.

The issue at hand however, is what to do if a Boxer is hyperactive and won't calm down.


Boxer dogs act like puppies regardless of their actual age.

A boxer that does not get enough exercise is more likely to display hyper behavior such as jumping, barking, mouthing and rough play.


Havanese were considered luxury items and the dogs of the upper class.

As well as show-dogs, Havanese are popular pets for apartment-dwellers.

They are comparatively long-lived and healthy in comparison to some other toy breeds, though some are prone to dry skin and luxating patella.

Both the husky and the malamute are very high energy, so it's important than any potential owner be willing to devote time each and every day to exercise. Without that, you'll not only have a bored, unhappy dog, but probably a destroyed home. That energy has to go somewhere.

As a Maltese matures, he will calm down quite a bit and not be so hyper.

Though, he will still be an alert, active dog.

Releasing Pent-up Energy: Like most toy breeds that have a lot going on inside a little body, some behavioral issues can develop if a Maltese does not have a healthy release for his energy.

Rottweilers are known to have high levels of energy and with their size being added to the equation, their high energy periods can cause some damage. Knowing how to handle this energy is very important, especially if you want your dog to behave in public.

Certain breeds of terrier are more likely to be wary of strangers; for these dogs, extensive socialization with a wide variety of people, including children, is necessary.

Terriers were bred to chase down and kill small animals, which can make them a hazard to other pets, particularly smaller rodents.


The basic fact that Boxer Rescue has to exist is evidence enough that too many people get a puppy because he is adorable, cute and playful.

Boxers are a very friendly and affectionate breed! They are referred to as an "in-your-face" breed.

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