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Could someone, anyone, pleeease tell me where i can get a chion?! The breed would be perfect for me. I am located in philadelphia. Willing to travel to new york, new jersey, delaware and upstate pennsylvania. Looking to purchase or adopt a puppy preferably female. Thank you! carmen
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We just lost our 14 1/2 yr old longhaired sweetie pie 3 weeks ago. She was potty trained within a week, was not a barker and loved to cuddle. She was a huge part of our life and we miss her soo much! She stole the heart of everyone she came into contact with, young and old. We live in Pennsylvania and are looking for a sweet little long hair female in Pa, ohio, New York area. Can anyone help. Tess
Boxers are playful and energetic, and they make good companions for owners who are active. They are loyal and get along with almost everyone if properly socialized. When choosing a boxer, look out for thyroid problems, hip dysplasia, and a family history of cancer and heart conditions.
Common Name(s) Boxer, German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer
Breed Type The Boxer is a working breed that was once used for hunting and bull baiting. Today, the Boxer is prized as a pet and guard dog. This breed is best suited to moderate climates.
Background Boxers are descendants of the Bullenbeisser, a distinct type of Mastiff, and Bulldogs. The breed was developed in the late 1800s in Germany, and was quickly introduced to other parts of Europe and the United States. Popular hybrids include the Boxerdoodle (Boxer and Poodle mix) and the Golden Boxer (Boxer and Golden Retriever mix).
Description Boxers have a compact, athletic build. Colors include fawn, brindle, and red, all with white markings. Predominantly white boxers are also common, but some kennel clubs will not register them. They have a protruding lower jaw, with folds of skin running from the root of the nose down the sides of the muzzle. The eyes are dark, the nose black, and the ears large and pointed. Ear cropping is optional, and tail docking is standard where permitted. Males are 22-25 inches tall and weigh 60-70 pounds. Females are 21-24 inches tall and weigh 53-65 pounds.
Care and Feeding A Boxer's diet should include pork, poultry, oats and rye. It is best to feed two or three small meals each day to prevent bloat. Certain foods may cause allergic reactions in some dogs. Regular brushing is all that is needed to maintain your Boxer's coat. Baths should be given only when necessary. This breed tends to keep itself clean. The Boxer's tail should be docked at 1 to 3 days of age. If the ears are to be cropped, it should be done in the same time frame. Annual checkups are very important for this breed. Vaccinations are administered as follows:
Boxers are very clean dogs, but they shed moderately. If kept inside, regular vacuuming is important.
Housing Your Dog Boxers can live in an apartment if they get enough exercise. It is best if they have a yard to play in. Extreme temperatures should be avoided.
Social Behaviors Boxers get along well with children, and if properly socialized they usually get along with fellow dogs and other pets. Females tend to fight with other female boxers, and occasionally with females of other breeds.
Handling and Training Boxers are smart and eager to learn, but they can also be rather stubborn. They respond well to positive reinforcement. Housebreaking is usually easy due to the breed's dedication to cleanliness.
Activities Boxers are very active, and they need a walk and additional exercise each day. They enjoy playing fetch, and they relish the opportunity to run free.
Breeding/Reproduction When choosing a mate for your boxer, there are several genetic health problems that you should be aware of. Check bloodlines for cancer, heart conditions, thyroid problems, hip dysplasia, and epilepsy.
Common Health Problems Bloat is a major concern with Boxers. Small meals and properly timed exercise can help prevent it, but it is important to keep the vet's emergency number on hand just in case. Allergies can be a problem, so you may have to avoid giving your Boxer certain foods or exposing him to certain chemicals and other allergens.
Availability Boxers are easy to find in most areas due to their popularity. Prices are usually $600 to $800.
Hellena Replogle - 2009-06-05 I just thought it would be good to tell you that you should add that boxers are more likely to get cancer then most dogs are. They are VERY athletic dogs so should go on walks multipul times a day. Thank you
Ashton - 2014-08-09 yes that is very true and good quality breeders with good blood lines have a lot less problems with cancer and other diseases
Ashton - 2014-08-09 hi my name is Ashton and I love boxers very much they're my favorite breed they're awesome dogs great with kids I train my dog very well to where they were perfect off the leash any dogs I ever owned know all the basic commands I went to grooming school and did a lot of volunteering so I did a lot of dog training and my female boxer was stolen from us and we were hoping that somebody out there it might be trying to get rid of they're pure bread female boxer we would give her a wonderful loving home she would be an inside dog the one that was stolen was a real beautiful cropped ears flashy fawn champion bloodline female and we love her so much and we miss her so there anybody out there thats looking to rehome their female boxer please give me a call at 865 360 4360 thank you so much for your time and thank you for taking the time to read this.