How To Keep Your Boxer Healthy

Boxers, unfortunately, are prone to several potential health problems like: – skin allergy – food allergy – cancer – hip dysplasia – bloat – heart ailments – hypothyroidism – fleas – worms Knowing what they are will help you to better monitor your pet’s health and to gather the pertinent information, in case of an …

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Feeding Your Boxer

Giving your Boxer a raw, natural diet (as opposed to a commercially prepared one) makes the feeding task flexible, and you get to control the quality of the food your Boxer is getting. The Biologically Appropriate Raw Food or “BARF” diet is easy to prepare. You are basically feeding him “bones and raw food,” adding …

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Grooming the Boxer

Boxers are basically low-maintenance dogs that tend to keep themselves clean. You need only to bathe and/or currycomb it occasionally and tidy up his short, hard coat with a soft brush as the coat does shed. To make a Boxer coat gleams after a bath, rub the coat down with a chamois cloth. It works …

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Reprimanding the Boxer

Talk to Boxers like you would to children when they do something wrong. Tell them “no” and show them immediately what the correct behavior should be and reward them for doing it right. After a few times, they’ll know how to do it right. For example, tell him “NO” when you catch him chewing the …

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Boxers and Discipline

Most would agree that the day you bring the Boxer puppy home, you must already pick the direction in which you want to go with him. Disciplining one is a matter of thinking and working a step ahead of your Boxer. Do it with love, gentleness but firmness as well. Also, a Boxer that is …

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Boxers And The Family

Boxers are very family-oriented and always love to be around people. Treat them as family members. Never underestimate their need for human companionship, which is the most notable trait of this breed. The Boxer is happiest when it is with people. Its whole pelvis moves when a Boxer wags its tail in delight and exhilaration. …

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Choosing Your Boxer

An easier and more pleasant journey with your chosen Boxer starts with checking out the parent dogs for unbecoming traits like aggression, hyperactive and extreme shyness. This is easier to do when you get your Boxer from a reputable breeder or from a pet shop that gets their animals only from known breeders. Exercise prudence …

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So Are You Ready For A Boxer?

The answer is “no” if you are the type who mostly leave your dog on a chain. Boxers require much of your love, attention, and companionship, although they are easy to take care of. One Boxer-lover even said to never get one as a pet if you work full time! Another point to consider is …

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Boxers as Pets

Pet Boxers, although low-maintenance, require consistent attention, exercise, human interaction, consistent obedience training, and lots of love. You cannot leave them to their own design for too long, or they get lonely, bored, and into trouble. Being a big and strong dog and a brilliant one, Boxers need both physical and mental stimulations to keep …

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