It’s hard to believe that this breed is nearly extinct, but that’s exactly what happened. In 1800s Newfoundland families had to pay tax if they owned a dog. (2/15) by Judy Powell August 25, 2020, 3:15 pm Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 2/15 Next View full list See more Previous article As a notable hunting dog, the Boxer became the subject of inspiration for artists in the 1700’s and 1800’s. According to the AKC’s official Boxer page, Flemish tapestries during these times often featured the ancestors of today’s Boxer hunting wild boar and stags. Next article They will spy on you. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.