How To Adopt A Boxer Dog

As someone who works as a dog breeder I am often asked how to properly Adopting A Boxer . Well, there are a few things you can do before you decide on the right breed of Boxer to buy for your home. First you need to decide if you want a purebred Boxer or a mix. While it is a good idea to buy your Boxer from an experienced breeder, in the end it is up to you to make that decision.

The purebred Boxer is usually bred from an English or British Bulldog but not necessarily from an American Bulldog. You may be surprised to know that the purebred Boxer has almost twice the chance of being prone to heart disease and other common canine ailments than the purebred American Bulldog and in some cases three times more prone. In order to ensure that your Boxer comes with no genetic faults, you need to take the time to thoroughly research all of the Boxers available in the market and only breed those that are healthy and free of disease.
If you are thinking of adopting a purebred Boxer you should first look into the parents of your Boxer. There are several reasons for this such as the temperament of the Boxer, if the parents were spayed or neutered, their overall health, and even their size. Once you have decided on the parents of your Boxer, you will then want to research the breed itself. There are many things you can do to help your Boxer achieve its full potential including obedience training, obedience classes, grooming, and even crate training. Remember to ask for references before you decide on a Boxer breeder so that you can be sure you are purchasing from someone you can trust and who has a good track record of successful Boxer breeding.