Boxer dogs are descendants of hunting dogs, so naturally, that also makes them a hunting dog. Back in World War I, boxer dogs were utilized as guard and attack dogs as they are world renowned for powerful jaws and excruciatingly painful bites.
If you manage to win the affections of such dog, then expect your furry friend to be incredibly protective of you. Boxer dogs are great for families because they will protect you until the end. However, if you find yourself on the wrong end with this dog, it may be wise to keep away. One fatal incident of a boxer attack was in 2013. when its owner was trying stop a brawl between the boxer and two other dogs he owned.