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Boxers: EXTREME aggressive behavior towards other dogs and cats, fear of dogs, female boxer
fear of dogs, female boxer, dogs and cats: First, you live in an apartment. That is dangerous for any dog, but especially a Boxer. She cannot be permitted to bolt loose in the front. She must be protected in a fenced yard at all times. Do not allow the front door to be cracked. Keep it shut tightly...

Boxers: Not eating..., boxer puppy eating
boxer puppy eating: Hi Melissa, Yes you should be concerned. He should be eating alot more.You might try the food he was on when he was eating more , dogs can be as finicky as people when it comes to food and will only eat what they like. Never withhold water from your dog....

Boxers: Female Boxer, female boxer, heat 16
female boxer, heat 16, pack animals: Females are very jealous. Mine is too. If I give attention to her mate, she comes up and moves him away to get the attention, or even growls at him and chases him off.] It is normal, but you should try to get it under control. Use a whistle to modify...

Boxers: my female boxer, female boxer, kidney infection
female boxer, kidney infection, drops of blood: She could be in heat. Is her vulva swollen? Is she licking herself a lot? If so, she is in heat and will have a heat every 5-6 months. Keep a calendar of it so she can t be exposed to males. If she has been spayed already, then, otherwise, she should...

Boxers: female boxer puppy (9 months old) peeing inside, boxer puppy urination
boxer puppy urination: Hi Rhonda, It is a territorial behavior, the family pack s scent are on these blankets and she is adding hers to say she belongs to this pack too. Simply remove the blankets off the couch and restrict her from the beds to eliminate the behavior. New rule:...

Boxers: Loved Male 6yr old boxer, ill pets, thyroid condition
ill pets, thyroid condition, check ups: No, not necessarily normal, however, everyone, including animals do loose weight when it is hot- eating less. Your vet should have mentioned the ribs showing- this is a bad sign of being unhealthy. No animal, including dogs, should have rib or hip bones...

Boxers: my male boxer is about 1year old and is only 32pounds, male boxer, thyroid disorder
male boxer, thyroid disorder, gastric problem: Yes, be very concerned! An adult (1 year old) male should weigh 60-80 pounds; an adult female 50-65 pounds. He might have a thyroid disorder, worms, parasites, a gastric problem, digestion problems, all sort of issues. GET HIM TO A VET IMMEDIATELY!...

Boxers: puppy bug bites, wet wash, wash cloth
wet wash, wash cloth, benadryl: Hi Darlene, The skin so soft not diluted would probably work better or even no scented baby oil. It could be an allergy and not actually bug bites, if it were me I d give her one benadryl tablet at least 30-60 minutes before going outside to check for...

Boxers: Runt Characteristics, puppy food, male boxer
puppy food, male boxer, glutens: Every runt I have seen ended up being the best of the litter. There are theories that in the womb, being more deprived than the other puppies, causes the runt to be a more personable pup and smarter and more loving, as well as they just seem to turn out prettier...

Boxers: Sudden collapsing, boxer dog heat stroke
boxer dog heat stroke: Hi Jessica, Sorry for the delay but I haven t been getting my questions from Allexperts for some strange reason for about five days. It could be so many things, I advise to go out with her and do not let her out of your sight outside, you may be able to...

Boxers: skinny boxer, vet asap, thyroid medicine
vet asap, thyroid medicine, nutro max: The lack of weight gain is a sign of a health issue. There is no home remedy to cure that. It is an underlying problem that is causing the lack of body weight. As I said, it could be a number of things- all requiring a vet. Thyroid, worms and parasites,...

Boxers: strange behaviour in 9 year old Boxer, male boxer, hip dysplasia
male boxer, hip dysplasia, utter shock: He can have arthritis and hip dysplasia, but I am sorry to tell you that it sounds like a neurology problem. He MUST go to a vet- a specialist that can handle neurological disorders. Call the vet, ask for a recommendation unless the vet has the capability...

Boxers: weight, growth spurts, female boxer
growth spurts, female boxer, liver problems: 2 cups a day is starving her. I highly suggest you self-feed. Self-feeding is leaving out fresh water and food 24/7 for her to eat when she wants to. Boxers are grazers; they eat little amounts off and on throughout the day and night- but seem to eat...

Boxers: 1 1/2 yr old female boxer w/ swollen nipples, hair loss, slight discharge, boxer dog health
boxer dog health: Hi Sandra, I d have the vet check her for Brucellosis. It could be a number of things but Brucellosis does have those symptoms and your vet should be the best option. Thank you for your question. Angela Donald Canine Behavior Consultant Hi-Tower Boxers...

Boxers: 4 yr old brindle boxer, brindle boxer, check ups
brindle boxer, check ups, pet organization: I wouldn t jump on breeding her since you just adopted her and don t know everything about her emotional and physical state yet. I recommend having her for 5-6 months and having a vet check her a few times before making that decision. Ask the vet if...

Boxers: 6 year old femal and an 8 week old femal, female puppy, two females
female puppy, two females, behavior consultant: Hi Vaden, Sounds like Sophie might have been trying to pick her up by biting at the back of her neck, that is the way canine s carry their young. Just keep a close eye on them and don t leave the puppy alone with them for awhile. Stay as calm as possible...

Boxers: 9 week old female, brindle boxer, vet appointment
brindle boxer, vet appointment, boxer puppy: Hi Kelsi, It is probably demodectic mange or an allergic reaction to fleas. Keep the vet appointment and have him do a skin scrapping to get the best results. Thank you for your question and congratulations on your new boxer puppy. Angela Donald Canine...

Boxers: Agressive/destructive behavior, female pup, litter mate
female pup, litter mate, pack animals: What has happened is she is a extroverted personality-type and your lack of socializing her and training her at an early, early age. When pups are still with their mom in their litter, the mom teaches them to be rough and tough, and big, bad Boxers. ...

Boxers: Allergies, boxer dog allergies
boxer dog allergies: Hi Debra, I d try NuVet Plus vitamin supplements for at least three months( one whole bottle 90 count), you can find that information on my website at http://www.hitowerboxers.com on the right hand side, we have used them with great success on several boxer...

Boxers: Boxer Dogs, boxer dogs, male puppies
boxer dogs, male puppies, cancer breast: Both can get along- but a male and female do better. There tends to be conflict with the alpha position as they reach maturity. If one personality is timid and doesn t care about alpha- it would be fine- but being puppies, one can t tell as yet. A female...

Boxers: Boxer stroke/illness, long periods of time, vet asap
long periods of time, vet asap, white boxer: Everyone and every living animal is allergic to cigarette smoke- even the smoker is allergic. Boxers are short nosed and don t breathe as easily as a long-nose breed- and that is one reason that cannot tolerate heat- they must remain in temperatures of...

Boxers: bad breath, boxer dog bad breath
boxer dog bad breath: Hi Maureen, The heartworm medicine will not kill the hookworms unless it also contains pyrantel. It is not uncommon for a dog to need multiple treatments to rid hookworms. Now would be a good time to re-check him for the parasite. The most common cause...

Boxers: black spots and age, albinoism, boxer mix
albinoism, boxer mix, white boxer: The under the eyes is Boxer and called, third eye. It is cosmetic and not harmful or any type disorder-- merely genetic. Don t worry about it and also, it is not any sign of albinoism. She is not albinio, and you cannot be partially albino, Albino animals...

Boxers: boxer, boxer. boxer dog
boxer. boxer dog: Hi Michael, Its never too late to spay or neuter your boxer. It will help his behavior but could I also suggest a pinch collar or the Illusion collar to help make walking him a bit easier and under control. These types of collars will allow you to be in...

Boxers: boxer height, boxer dog height and weight
boxer dog height and weight: Hi Shalin, Your boxer still has another year of growing and should be around 70 lbs at age two. They grow tall the first year and fill out the second. The height is about right.Thank You for your question. Angela Donald Canine Behavior Consultant ...

Boxers: boxer lethargic, boxer breed, high protein
boxer breed, high protein, boxer dog: If you have a 1 1/2 (16 months) year old Boxer that is not active and sleeps most the time- and does not respond when called--- you need to take him or her to a vet. At that young age, he or she should be active and sleep off and on during the day, come...

Boxers: boxers weight loss, thyroid disorders, canine diabetes
thyroid disorders, canine diabetes, ribs: That is not normal. Once he has weight with no ribs showing- he should remain that way unless something causes him to exert more energy, eat less, etc. From week to week is not normal. Thyroid disorders cause weight loss, as well as canine diabetes....

Boxers: breeding boxers, newborn necessities, vet bills
newborn necessities, vet bills, sire: Are you wanting to mate her? Are you ready financially for the vet bills, prenatal things needed, whelping box and supplies for whelping (birthing) and all the newborn necessities? Are you experienced? How old is your female? What is her health-...

Boxers: eye color or boxer mix?, boxer mix, brwn
boxer mix, brwn, blue heeler: No, he is not pure bred. No pure bred Boxer has blue eyes, let alone one blue eye. He has either Blue Heeler, Weimarainer, Sheepdog, something with blue eyes, in him. Some where in his genetics; either parents (one Boxer, the other another breed) or grandparents-...

Boxers: knot on boxers face, cyst, cysts
cyst, cysts, steroids: No-- cysts grow and never shrink or go away. They have to be removed. At first I thought she was stung or bitten- but to go down then re-swell is odd. I don t know what that could be or what caused it as the steroids and antibiotics should have reduced...

Boxers: Lump on ear, pencil eraser, tumore
pencil eraser, tumore, bump: Depending on how long it has been there, and if it is movable when you touch it, or is growing and enlarging.... It could be a foreign object embedded- make sure it is not a tick embedded; it could be a benign mass cell tumore that needs removing. It...

Boxers: Male boxer behavior, male boxer, heat stroke
male boxer, heat stroke, dehydration: No, it is not normal behavior to stop eating. I don t know where you live-- but you CANNOT tie up a Boxer outside!!!!!!!!!!!! They CANNOT tolerate temperatures over 76-77 degrees. You might have caused him dehydration or worse, heat stroke. Get...

Boxers: Neutering a boxer pup, boxer pup, male boxer
boxer pup, male boxer, personal recommendation: Every vet has their personal recommendation on neutering ages. Some vets will neuter as early as 4-5 months old, and others 10-12 months old. It would be safe to say, at the age of 9 months old, is a good compromise. I wouldn t wait any longer- I...

Boxers: Potential bump on my Boxer's back., eating habit, cell tumors
eating habit, cell tumors, bump on: Boxers are prone to mass cell tumors and most the time, it is more located toward the back and rear. If it enlarges- take her to the vet. The vet will aspirate it and check it for cells- if it is suspicious- they will send off to a special lab for analyzing...

Boxers: RED BUMPS ON UNDERSIDE OF NECK, staph infection, red bumps
staph infection, red bumps, cortisone: It is an allergy or she was exposed to something- it is hard to say------ however, it can get a staph infection and spread and worsen. You have to take her to your vet to check it, diagnose it, resolve it. I imagine the vet will put her on cortisone and...

Boxers: Soon to be home, vet asap, boxer pups
vet asap, boxer pups, puppies: They should be extremely active and playful, only stopping long enough to nap like any baby. If they are a litter of puppies and yours, and they are not completely active, something is wrong... mom not producing enough milk, wormy... something. Get them...

Boxers: Whining, female boxer, great personality
female boxer, great personality, self feed: Yes, some Boxers do this- it is her trying to verbalize to you- some are more vocal about it - others whine to let you know something. If she has fresh water and food available (I recommend the self-feed method of food available 24/7) and she has just gone...

Boxers: weight, vet visit, american boxer
vet visit, american boxer, hip bones: Genetics play a big role in weight, height, and general size. Boxers can be three (3) general sizes: small framed and shorter than the usual, medium/average framed and weight, and larger, bigger boned framed with heavier weight. Just as in people, they...

Boxers: welping, normal body temperature, rectal thermometer
normal body temperature, rectal thermometer, lil mama: Time of gestation is between 56-63 days. You should have kept a calendar on her heat cycle she was in upon her mating and conception. I cannot tell her progress and stage she is in, not knowing dates. If her time to whelp falls within the 56-63 days,...

Boxers: 1 testicle boxer, thyroid medicine, partial seizure
thyroid medicine, partial seizure, vet asap: His thyroid must have been really bad. Yes, vets will remove the testicle to help decrease chance of cancer, which isn t always a concern, but a higher probability. He will be more safe with it removed. I hope the thyroid medicine controls his thyroid well...

Boxers: 2 Boxers fighting, natural instinct, submissive position
natural instinct, submissive position, place cookies: Is the 15 month old a male? The older one is trying to hold onto the alpha position which the younger one is challenging. I would presume they are both male. You must establish yourself as the alpha- not them. Try this trick: One at a time,...

Boxers: 3 year old male, losing weight and silly things, male boxer, food dish
male boxer, food dish, behavior consultant: Hi Janet, Its time to visit the vet and have your boxer checked out. Anytime a dog starts to act differently or its behavior changes it is most likely an under lying medical condition and this is the dog s way of letting us humans know. Thank you for your...

Boxers: 8 Week Male Boxer: Possible Liver Shunt, liver shunt, male boxer
liver shunt, male boxer, litter mates: No, this is the first-- and not normal. I sure hope your vet is a savvy vet, because this has got to be resolved. Diabetes test, thyroid text, x-rays or ultra-sound, stool samples, blood tests for everything- all of it. Make sure your vet does it...

Boxers: Adopted Boxer wetsthe bed 4yrs old, positive reinforcement, start from scratch
positive reinforcement, start from scratch, poop: I don think he was crated- and that is why he is doing it now. He is marking- he is rebelling against the confinement of the crate-- he is untrained- has not been raised properly or told what was acceptable and what is unacceptable. Start from scratch...

Boxers: Aggessive, boxer dog aggression
boxer dog aggression: Hi Jyl, Re-enforce your obedience training with her on a daily basis for at least 15 minutes, the sit command, stay, come , down command. A pinch collar may help you achieve more control over her in a quick way. Correct the behavior before it happens, this...

Boxers: Bones crackling, bones crackling, glucosamine supplements
bones crackling, glucosamine supplements, energetic puppy: She is awfully young for the Glucosamine supplements already. Did the orthopedic doctor x-ray her hips, pelvis, and legs? If there is a genetic history of problems, then the vet should know. Raw diet is not good. I suggest a dog food (natural) with...

Boxers: another boxer, boxer adoption
boxer adoption: Hi Jackie, They should get along, but there is never a guarantee as each dog has an individual personality and we never know what life experiences they have encountered. Tonight make sure you are calm and relaxed when meeting the new dog and allow the dogs...

Boxers: boxer, female boxer, right stage
female boxer, right stage: There are stages of heat and when it is time, she will allow him. Don t bother and worry in the meantime- when she is in the right stage she will begin to flag which is hold her nubby tail up and to the side and back up to him and put her back side in...

Boxers: Another boxer dog, antifungal shampoo, female boxer
antifungal shampoo, female boxer, little puppy: Hi Shilpa, Yes it does sound like a yeast infection, continue with the Malaseb shampoo not the vinegar. But I can t help but recall Australia has red dirt , right ? Are you sure the red dirt isn t the cause ? A vet should have a look and make a definite...

Boxers: boxer dog not eating, black stools, cause fever
black stools, cause fever, boxer dog: Fever is not the cause for black stools-- Fever is the symptom of infection. He has an infection that is causing him to loose his appetite and to produce black stools. This would indict a gastric infection- something he ate or poison. Get him to the...

Boxers: boxer turned aggressive towards his dad, aggression in boxer dog
aggression in boxer dog: Hi Karen, You can not have two males or females together that are not spayed or neutered.It is a dominance issue that will most likely not be resolved now that blood has been drawn even if you have them neutered/spayed. Sorry to be the messenger of bad...

Boxers: cont. heat/spay, boxer rescue in heat
boxer rescue in heat: Hi Misty, Thank you for your question about your boxer rescue. I d advise talking with your vet and determining through a health screen with your vet the best possible route to take. She is most likely able to have puppies or the neighborhood males wouldn...

Boxers: itching, natural dog food, food allergy
natural dog food, food allergy, glutens: He has allergies or mites again. Your vet has to determine the type of allergy. You can try a particular dog food to test the food allergy. Buy a lamb and rice (natural, no added ingredients) for allergic dogs. Or better, the sweet potato dog food....

Boxers: Needing help with our newly adopted baby girl Liz, boxer owners, fawn boxer
boxer owners, fawn boxer, male person: Besides being abused, she was probably left outside and suffered through rain and thunder storms, so she is afraid and always will be. That will never change now. She is not used to anything and has not been exposed to normal things-- so it will take time,...

Boxers: newborn boxer puppies, boxer puppies, failure to thrive syndrome
boxer puppies, failure to thrive syndrome, inner elbow: Blood in urine is SERIOUS. Also, failure to thrive syndrome is common with puppies. What are you feeding them? The best is my vet approved puppy formula: 1-12ounce can evaporated milk (not condensed milk & generic okay) 1-cup plain whole...

Boxers: Puppy's weight., dick van patten, vanilla ice cream
dick van patten, vanilla ice cream, vet appointment: Hello Tyler, He looks good, but I m with you-- there are visible ribs. Make sure you feed him a nice high protein puppy food-- no corn, no glutens- no additives. I like Dick Van Patten s Natural Balance: http://www.naturalbalanceinc.com/dogformulas/home.html...

Boxers: peeing on bedding, female boxer, wits end
female boxer, wits end, trys: She has never been house trained. It will be up to you to house train her like a puppy. Since she lived in a dog run- they peed where they peed- no one ever taught her to go outside when needed. Train her like a puppy by taking her outside to pee...

Boxers: pregnant?, pregnant boxer
pregnant boxer: Hi Sharon, The vet could be wrong but it is highly unlikely.It isn t uncommon for females to have what is called false pregnancy, that is the female thinks she is so acts accordingly and has her teets swell and begins making a den for her puppies. Canines...

Boxers: My Sassy, cooking oil, olive oil
cooking oil, olive oil, petroleum: No, not Vaseline. It has petroleum in it and she will lick her nose. Use olive oil-- if you don t have olive oil-- go buy a bottle and in the meantime, use cooking oil. When she licks, which she will, it won t harm her. Keep it on her nose as often as...

Boxers: sudden aggression with my two boxers, female boxers, submissive position
female boxers, submissive position, pack animals: This didn t start overnight- it has progressed over time. The puppy is at least 10 months old which is matured although, still a puppy, but coming into her own. She is challenging the older female for the alpha position in the pack (two or more...

Boxers: wobbly back legs, boxer with wobbly legs
boxer with wobbly legs: Hi Chris, I m sorry to hear of your boxers decline. The problem you have described is most likely Degenerative Myelopathy also called DM. While the dog doesn t experience pain is can and most often becomes a debilitating disease. Some owners have found...

Boxers: 1 testicle boxer, thyroid medicine, partial seizure
thyroid medicine, partial seizure, vet asap: His thyroid must have been really bad. Yes, vets will remove the testicle to help decrease chance of cancer, which isn t always a concern, but a higher probability. He will be more safe with it removed. I hope the thyroid medicine controls his thyroid well...

Boxers: 6y/o mother 5 th litter, thyroid conditions, weeks of pregnancy
thyroid conditions, weeks of pregnancy, change behaviors: What is the question? She is 6 years old, has had 4 or 5 litters of puppies? And just mated again- so this is her 5th litter or 6th if pregnant? Dams do not change in one week of mating even if pregnant. One week is not long enough to show signs of morning...

Boxers: antipyretic in pregnant Boxer, body core temperature, room temperature water
body core temperature, room temperature water, uterus infection: As I said before, if a dam is pregnant, there is something wrong; an infection. There are so many infections in a pregnant and whelping bitch that can be possible. I would not give a antipyretic of any kind to a pregnant dam. If fever is high, cooling her...

Boxers: Boxer with black spots & hair loss, hair loss in dogs, mange mite
hair loss in dogs, mange mite, hair fibers: Be sure to have the new vet get a faxed copy of Dewey s vet records from the old vet. And, be sure to discuss thyroid and diabetes testing as any underlying problem causing it. Feed him lamb and rice, or sweet potato dog food for awhile and see if they...

Boxers: Is getting another Boxer a good or bad thing, female beagle, boxer dogs
female beagle, boxer dogs, male boxer: No, your Boxer will not allow her into the pack because of his jealousy-- you have to know exactly how to control the jealousy, separation anxiety, and socialization of the entire pack in order to introduce another into the pack. This has not been done....

Boxers: Boxer playtime, boxer dogs
boxer dogs: Hi Shilpa, I would have the pet sitter walk her twice a day or at least once then you walk her for at least 20-30 minutes when you arrive home. Rotating the toys will work best. Playing Fetch with her will also relieve some energy.Using treats as a reward...

Boxers: boxer attacking other dogs, boxer attacking dogs
boxer attacking dogs: Hi Tiffany, No this is not normal in the boxer breed per se but it is a natural instinct in dogs to assert themselves over their counterparts while establishing pack order. The boxer is determined to push the pug below her in the pack order and hense this...

Boxers: boxer puppy vomiting and diarhia, vet asap, boxer puppy
vet asap, boxer puppy, dry dog food: She has bad milk and that s why she stopped nursing-- Get her and the pups to a vet ASAP before that one dies!!!!!!!!!! Her milk is poison!!!! The vet will give her meds to dry her milk up. DO NO LET THEM NURSE! Make this formula up for them: ...

Boxers: my boxers lips, boxer dog lips
boxer dog lips: Hi Marty, This usually happens with an allergic reaction to something or wind/lick chapped. Its best to have the vet check your boxer out.Thank you for your question. Angela Donald Canine Behavior Consultant Hi-Tower Boxers http://www.hitowerboxers.com...

Boxers: breeding boxers, boxer pup, natural dog foods
boxer pup, natural dog foods, vet expenses: Yes, she is too young. Proper breeding age is 2 years old. She is emotionally too young to properly care for newborn puppies, and her physical aspects are young as well. Unless you really wanted to be a breeder and take on the HUGE responsibility of...

Boxers: GROWLING AT MY DAD, dad, boxer
dad, boxer, dogs: I hate to say this-- but dogs can turn on a person that has harmed them in some way. Maybe an incident had occurred between your dad and Jasey that you are not aware of. Dogs don t simply become agitated with one person for no reason. Something transpired...

Boxers: Leaving pup alone, leaving a boxer pup home alone, boxer puppies
leaving a boxer pup home alone, boxer puppies, boxer puppy: Hi Steph, Love the name of your boxer puppy ! You are right he can t hold it at that age for that long of time only about 4 hours depending on how much food you leave out and how much he drinks. He should have three meals a day up until one year of age...

Boxers: Nasal congestion
A lot of the time, newborns will have congestion to watch out for. Antibiotics are good to help prevent any secondary infection-- and is caused from body temperature fluctuation at birth until they can regulate their own body temperatures. Going from warm...

Boxers: Nursing, warm compresses, newborn puppy
warm compresses, newborn puppy, milk duct: Engorged teats is called Mastitis and can be a concern if they become infected which would produce pus and blood. But as long as you ve massaged them and milked her- and the pups continue nursing- it resolves itself and doesn t get to the infectious stage....

Boxers: postpartum depression, pinky finger, milk carton
pinky finger, milk carton, raw egg: Get her to a different vet! Depression, legarthy, loss of appetite and ignoring the puppies is a sign of a serious health problem from the whelping. http://www.debbiejensen.com/care_mother.html http://www.2ndchance.info/caninelaborstages.htm http://www.uslink.com/~farnham/reproduc.htm...

Boxers: over protective boxer, territorial instincts, symbol of obedience
territorial instincts, symbol of obedience, female boxer: She should have been socialized from the moment you got her. She has become the age that territorial instincts have taken over, and since she wasn t properly socialized by training her what was acceptable and what was not acceptable- she is reacting to...

Boxers: raw diet, raw food diet, cooked baby carrots
raw food diet, cooked baby carrots, natural dog food: I disagree with a total raw diet. That is my opinion. I do not believe in giving them bones let alone poultry bones which splinter in the stomach. Organ meats are okay but I prefer to cook the meats. Steam them in water covered on the stove. Between...

Boxers: re/ my boxers lip have gone red, boxer dog allergic reaction
boxer dog allergic reaction: Hi Marty, It looks likes mites to me. Have the vet do a skin scrapping to confirm if you don t see improvement from the steroids. If you are using plastic food and water bowls replace with stainless steel. Some dogs are or become allergic to plastic. Get...

Boxers: Thank You, distal tibia, male fawn
distal tibia, male fawn, plaster cast: Hello Wendy, I haven t seen a fiberglass cast used- only plaster. Maybe the ortho wanted it because it is light weight-- I don t know. But, which ever you choose- remember, it is for a dog that will walk. Usually a plaster cast works well and is more...

Boxers: Training, boxer dog adoption
boxer dog adoption: Hi Melanie, Congratulations on the adoption of your new boxer dog, Morty. Boxers need to work for a living so give him a job, he should work for small bites of treats during training, make him sit then give treat, make him sit before giving him his dinner,...

Boxers: weight gain and red blood in stool, bloody stool, blood in stool
bloody stool, blood in stool, pediolyte: In the meantime waiting to get him to a vet ASAP-- give him Pediolyte clear. This is for children during diarrhea, to keep them from dehydryating. A generic Pediolyte is okay. Also, give him plain whole yogurt and cut back on dog food. If you cannot...

Boxers: 6 month female Boxer/ Riley, female aggression, female boxers
female aggression, female boxers, female boxer: The aggression is typical of female Boxers-- eating mostly. They don t like others around when eating. And far as playing- she is coming into her own and showing normal female aggression and the typical Boxer play... and probably getting angry at the one she...

Boxers: 6 year old Boxer incontinence, boxer, boxer dog
boxer, boxer dog, boxer incontinence: Hi Heidi, Thank you for your question about your boxer dog. Unfortunately you are correct in that it can be as simple as a urinary tract infection to a more serious aliment. It is my experience with the breed that at his age and the symptoms it could be...

Boxers: 9 years old male boxer, nighttime snack, male boxer
nighttime snack, male boxer, female boxer: When did the crying begin? He is 8 years old and in his end stage of life. Boxers live 10 year average. Have you taken him to the vet to check if he has arthritis or any senior ailment? If he has arthritis, he is in pain. Does he limp when he gets up...

Boxers: Boxer Aggression, female boxers, submissive position
female boxers, submissive position, aggressors: Female Boxers are the aggressors and the males are not. There is no easy solution because this was the first event and you possibly didn t see what took place. Next time, leash her immediately, remove her away, and push her to the floor and hold her...

Boxers: Boxer diet while in heat, caring for newborn puppies, puppy chow
caring for newborn puppies, puppy chow, calcium tablets: NO! That is incorrect!!!!!!!!!!! You do not give calcium to a female that is going to get pregnant or ANYTIME during the pregnancy! It caused deformities of the puppies! Go to your vet and get prenatal vitamin ONLY! But, feed her puppy food all...

Boxers: My Boxer ran away, coyotes, pet owners
coyotes, pet owners, wolves: First, I have to chastise you for allowing him or any dog to run loose regardless of how many acres you have and fields. Dogs love freedom-- and are curious, to the point of getting into danger. It is irresponsible of pet owners to allow their dogs...

Boxers: Boxer_Wobbly_3 yr old male_Testing is scheduled, specialist vet, white gums
specialist vet, white gums, male boxer: Being lethargic and white gums is anemia. Blood work is necessary to determine what is causing anemia. He can go into shock and die from being anemic. This is a big issue-- what is causing the anemia? This is the first issue that needs to be diagnosed and...

Boxers: boxer anxiety, boxer anxiety
boxer anxiety: Hi Jennifer, From the description you have given, the boxer has not settled into the new home yet, the move is most likely the cause of this anxiety and your husband leaving soon after. You should try to not make a big deal out of your comings and goings,...

Boxers: boxer dog season, puppy chow, new born puppies
puppy chow, new born puppies, boxer dogs: If she came in heat with the male with her-- then mating took place and she is pregnant. You did not say when this was, or calendered it for me to count the 63 days to whelping. Take her to your vet for an examination and confirmation. You need to...

Boxers: boxers, pet quality puppy, american boxer club
pet quality puppy, american boxer club, american kennel club: Yes Peggy pups can change as they grow but when you ve been doing this as long as I have you can pretty much tell a show/breeder quality puppy and a pet quality puppy from around 8-16 weeks, may I suggest you visit the American Boxer Club website and the...

Boxers: new boxer puppy, boxer puppy, boxer puppies
boxer puppy, boxer puppies, boxer owners: That puppy in the picture is NOT purebred Boxer at all! It is something mixed. Google Boxer puppies and go to breeders websites where they have a picture gallery of puppies for sale and you will see exactly what a Boxer puppy looks like and characteristics...

Boxers: female boxer- 2 yrs old, white milky discharge, vet assistant
white milky discharge, vet assistant, female boxer: It could be normal for her, if it is like that every season. But with seeing the severity, it is impossible to say or diagnose. If it is a lot as you stated, call and ask your vet or vet assistant about it. It could be an indication of an uterian infection...

Boxers: female boxer 2yrs old, thyroid problem, female boxer
thyroid problem, female boxer, pack of dogs: Attacking the neutered male has nothing to do with it, compared to the intact male. The other male that joins in on the fight is either the peace maker trying to stop the aggressor or he protecting the victim being attacked. Her aggression is of a personal...

Boxers: Kenya 1st heat, new years eve, wood fences
new years eve, wood fences, heat cycles: Stop walking her. Do not expose her. Heat cycles run 30 days. You cannot allow her to advertise her heat. A male can smell her as far as 3 miles away. They CAN jump fences of different heights- where s there a will, there s a way. Read:...

Boxers: Male boxer dog not eating, vet asap, male boxer
vet asap, male boxer, flavors: There is no way to offer any type of diagnosis without knowing his history. Take him to your vet ASAP before he becomes dehydrated and dies. Give him children s Pediolyte (electrolyte) in the meantime to hydrate him. Give him whole, plain (no flavors)...

Boxers: Sibling Aggression, pack of wild dogs, male sibling
pack of wild dogs, male sibling, alpha leader: I can recommend on the Boxer personality-- however, not as familiar with the other breeds they are mixed with. But, the alpha is suppose to be you and your wife-- not them. And that is what they are fighting over-- to be the alpha. Males will constantly...

Boxers: skinny boxer, heart murmur, thyroid disorder
heart murmur, thyroid disorder, thyroid test: If your vet said he has a hear murmur and has been hospitalized and all possible tests run; I couldn t begin to second guess the vet. If he eats well with a good appetite, and the vet tested for thyroid disorder and it was negative (he has no thyroid disorder),...

Boxers: strange, sudden behavior., pregnant dogs, false pregnancy
pregnant dogs, false pregnancy, white boxer: Is she spayed? Has she been exposed to a male recently? Could she be pregnant? Pregnant dogs will act peculiar and especially females in false pregnancies where they are not pregnant but they think they are. Ruling out pregnancy and false pregnancy;...

Boxers: weight, boxer puppies, male boxer
boxer puppies, male boxer, pelvic bones: Boxer puppies are born averaging 1 pound. Since he is 7 weeks old, almost 2 months old, he should weigh more. Genetics such as frame, bone structure; small, medium, large depending on parents, has a lot to do with overall size. I think that is not...

Boxers: whelping, emergency vet, birth canal
emergency vet, birth canal, jus: Then carry her to an emergency vet immediately if you feel she is in labor still- because when all pups are born, and when she is finished, she will lie down and clean her puppies and feed them and when they fall asleep- she will too. So if she is still...

Boxers: white boxers, brindle boxers, fawn brindle
brindle boxers, fawn brindle, boxer puppy: You do have to put sun screen on them if outside in the sun for longer than a normal pee. And, they are more prone to skin cancers due to the lack of pigmentation-- however, that is not a guarantee that it will occur. Their eyes are more sensitive even...

Boxers: One year old Boxer, two girls, boxer
two girls, boxer, dogs: Boxers are excellent with children. I would recommend asking them to bring the Boxer to your house on a leash, and see how he behaves with your children first. A test run. If the 14th month old Boxer is fine then you know you can buy him and add him...

Boxers: My boxer has lately been peeing his crate, different dogs, happy puppy
different dogs, happy puppy, urine infection: Before trying to go any further with the issue, let s get the vet to check him again to be positive the urinary infection is really gone or that he still has it- as some antibiotics might not work completely on different dogs (as in people) or didn t completely...

Boxers: bumps on skin, bumps on skin, seasonal allergies
bumps on skin, seasonal allergies, benadryl: It is probably seasonal allergies from the change in weather. A lot of Boxers are prone to some kind of allergies; either foods or environment; or both. Talk to your vet (a phone call is all that might be necessary) and ask about Benadryl-- and dosage...

Boxers: Dog Jumping on People, fawn boxer, unacceptable behavior
fawn boxer, unacceptable behavior, acceptable behavior: Of course you know that it is just excitement and playfulness, but, not acceptable behavior. Try this: buy a whistle and blow it every time she misbehaves; any reason of unacceptable behavior. Especially blow the whistle when company arrives and she...

Boxers: Aggression, male boxer, alpha displays
male boxer, alpha displays, rottie: He is displaying signs of being an alpha. Dominance is what an alpha displays when correcting another pack member. That is aggression and roughness. Get a whistle and blow it every time he becomes aggressive. Then remove him from the area (away from...

Boxers: black bumps that look like ticks, inner leg, moles
inner leg, moles, ticks: Boxers can get black bumps that appear like moles or stickers even. They are harmless and normal in some, depending on genetics. However, if they are abundant, such as you mentioned on his paw, front inner leg, and on his back with one bleeding- I have...

Boxers: Boxer puppy aggression, boxer puppy, jowls
boxer puppy, jowls, scuffs: I tend to believe it is Boxer play. Boxers have a very unique style of playing with each other. They can even stand and box one another. Boxers will bite and lock mouths, nip ears, legs, even jowls. Snarling, growling, yapping, barking, all of it. ...

Boxers: Roundworms, boxer puppy, white worms
boxer puppy, white worms, young kids: Roundworms are pretty common in puppies, and generally take two or three treatments to clear. Interceptor has a roundworm treatment in it, as does Heartgard Plus, and you will see the worms after you give a treatment. Your kids can t pick up the worms...

Boxers: 14 month old Boxer, white boxer, thyroid disorder
white boxer, thyroid disorder, fresh food: Try self-feeding. Have fresh food & water available for her at all times and monitor her. Some Boxers won t eat much during the day but eat more at night. Get another vet. She should have her thyroid checked. If she has a thyroid disorder, it causes...

Boxers: agression toward new puppy, male puppy, male boxer
male puppy, male boxer, female puppy: A male Boxer that has always been the only dog in the family feels he is the alpha of the family (you didn t mention his age). A male knows that another male (puppy) will grow up to challenge the alpha position. This is why in the wild, males will kill...

Boxers: boxer toenails, toe nails, time problem
toe nails, time problem, couple weeks: No, it is not common with Boxers or any particular breed. I don t know what the problem is except the vet is not treating the one-time problem correctly to resolve it. I suggest calling other vets and discussing the problems you have had about this and...

Boxers: Breeding Boxers, heat cycle, psychological state
heat cycle, psychological state, yelps: Absolutely do nothing and do not interfere. She should be over 2 years old before breeding. They will mate when it is right for her and her cycle and not until. Man should not get involved as it can mess with her emotional and psychological state...

Boxers: 18 month old boxer mix poops 6 times within a hour, boxer dog upset stomach
boxer dog upset stomach: Hi Kristen, You really should have the vet take a look at her.It could be parasites. But in most cases its the food, changing food upsets the digestive tract every time you change foods and usually the higher the protein content in the food the more the dog...

Boxers: adding new boxer to family?, male boxer, female boxer
male boxer, female boxer, two females: If you know any history about the 2 yr old female Boxer that you are considering adopting, it will help you a lot. Females can be, but not necessarily, competitive. Is there any way you can bring her into your home on a trial run to introduce them all?...

Boxers: artificial insemination, artificial insemination in boxer dogs
artificial insemination in boxer dogs: Hi Diane, The pups wouldn t be showing yet and would be up high. I have great results on/about the 38th day of pregnancy at which time we do an ultrasound to confirm pregnancy. Our vet want perform such tests until the 38 th day for better accuracy. Hope...

Boxers: artificial insemination, artificial insemination, brindle
artificial insemination, brindle, fawn: There are a dominate Brindle gene and a non-dominate Brindle gene. Fawn with Fawn produces 100% Fawn puppies, Brindle with Brindle produces 100% Brindle puppies, Fawn and Brindle produces 50-50% puppies, and the dominate Brindle gene increases the percentage....

Boxers: Boxer Aggression, pack leaders, unacceptable behavior
pack leaders, unacceptable behavior, aggression: Males are neutered-- females are spayed. Seven years old versus fourteen months is a big difference and the oldest is the leader/alpha of the pack and the younger is challenging. You cannot allow them to compete for treats or food-- and must set limits...

Boxers: My Boxer has bumps everywhere, boxer allergic reaction
boxer allergic reaction: Hi Samantha, Get her to the vet immediately. Sounds like a an allergic reaction and ask your vet about giving her benadryl. She also may have a ear infection or mites. Good luck and thank you for your question. Angela Donald Canine Behavior Consultant...

Boxers: My baby girl, boxer breed, heat cycle
boxer breed, heat cycle, behavior consultant: Hi Michelle, She is swollen because of the heat cycle only most likely. I would bet 99.99% she is pregnant if he breed her on the 14 th day of heat. Heat cycle will last approximately 28 days during which she can still conceive. If after 28 days the swelling...

Boxers: boxer, ear cleanser, online diagnosis
ear cleanser, online diagnosis, skin test: Read this: http://www.canismajor.com/dog/cancer1.html Get another vet. One that knows Boxers and what their illnesses are-- one that will test it. Footnote/Follow up: Vague and brief on rating? Well, anyone with concern of these growths would...

Boxers: boxer siblings, spay and neuter, yelp
spay and neuter, yelp, brindle: Is either spayed or neutered? Remember, when in heat-- it does not matter if they are related-- they will mate. You certainly do not want that. So, this is a reminder to spay and neuter. She is just playing and loves her Boxer brother-- their ties go...

Boxers: Minor Boxer problems, stainless steel bowls, separation anxiety
stainless steel bowls, separation anxiety, leather collars: The bumps on the chin could be allergy to plastic. Feed all Boxers out of stainless steel bowls and use leather collars- not nylon. You did not mention his age-- but allergies to plastic causes bumps, and puppies get puppy acne that clears up. The boy...

Boxers: Problem with my boxer, food dishes, female boxer
food dishes, female boxer, submissive position: The Boxer is the aggressor always? Drew? Something isn t right for Drew to want to fight Messy all of a sudden. Maybe Messy is challenging Drew for the alpha position in their pack and Drew is not allowing it, while fighting to keep it. You must...

Boxers: pre-labor boxer, boxer labor
boxer labor: Hi Paula, If your boxer doesn t deliver today or tonight I would advise a trip to the vet ASAP. Every dog is different so there is no correct time but after that length of time I d be concerned. Also if she starts pushing and no puppy comes in three hours...

Boxers: reacurring soars on paws, interdigital cysts, epsom salts
interdigital cysts, epsom salts, dewy grass: They are from damp grass from going outside. They are interdigital cysts caused from damp, dewy grass, or wet grass from rain, etc. Soak her paws in epsom salts for 15 minutes twice a day, and after each visit outside. I bough cheap dollar store...

Boxers: Stomach problems, boxer stomach problems
boxer stomach problems: Hi Elaine, The RAW diet is the best thing that has helped other boxers who I ve had dealings with who exhibit the same digestion problem you are describing. I know it may gross you out but we humans have to take a step back and say what it best for the...

Boxers: 3 year old Boxer, northern kentucky, aggression
northern kentucky, aggression, boxer: A 3 year old Boxer does not suddenly become aggressive. What has happened for him to be aggressive? Was he always aggressive and now it is worse? Was he ever socialized? Has he had more than one home? Was he a rescue once? Has he moved from his only home...

Boxers: 9 wk old purebreed boxer, eye boogers, vet asap
eye boogers, vet asap, male boxer: Boxers snore, as for breathing rapid, could be dreaming, but if regularly breathing rapid-- it could be a problem. As for eyes, some Boxers do have chronic eye-boogers, depending on their genetics of their parents; inherited. But, if he has pneumonia...

Boxers: Boxer Breeding, boxer dog breeding
boxer dog breeding: Hi Rafa, Sorry for the delay in answering your question, it was never sent to me by the automated system. I personally prefer to wait until the male is about two - three years old. This seems the prefect age of maturity in the boxer breed. Ask your friends...

Boxers: boxer, boxer breeding
boxer breeding: Hi Marcy, Most boxer breeders do not breed past the age of five. The best days to breed her are between day 11 and 14 of the heat cycle. You only need them to tie once not multiple times,so you may not need the male to stay or her stay with the male. Multiple...

Boxers: boxer lungeing, boxer dog behavior
boxer dog behavior: Hi Kathy, I can understand your worrying. First it is very hard to read a dog s body language if your not accustom to it. The boxer is a guard dog but a hearing guard dog, they do tend to protect children and adore them instinctively. They are usually...

Boxers: boxer mix behavior, play buddies, boxer mix
play buddies, boxer mix, behavior question: Ginger is already 2 years old and had a rough life-- no consistency, no routine, no guidance, mixed commands and expectations from various owners, and insecurity and possible abuse. Also, the Boxer in her is not the dominate breed-- the other breed is, hound...

Boxers: Fancy fawn boxer, fawn boxer, fur collar
fawn boxer, fur collar, sock feet: Fawn is the color as Brindle is the colors which are striped. There is a fancy marking and a classic marking; fancy can have a white blaze running down the face, white sock feet, more white on chest, etc. and the classic only has minimal white markings...

Boxers: Jumping and Biting, play buddies, play mates
play buddies, play mates, litter mates: Unfortunately, puppies learn how to be big, bad Boxers from their mothers, and play by biting and nipping and locking mouths, and even boxing. He is still a puppy and regards you all as his play buddies as he did with his litter mates. It is the only...

Boxers: Pup
So what you are saying is that she was in heat when you went away and returned with a male dog hanging around? 30 days ago? Gestation is average 63 days (can be earlier or a light later)..but teats using always fill out somewhat, the vulva swelling from...

Boxers: Very Sick Boxer with No Diagnosis, boxer DM, boxer degenerative myelopathy
boxer DM, boxer degenerative myelopathy: Hi Elizabeth, I must admit I always hate getting questions about boxers who are ill as it breaks my heart. From your description the problem with the legs is probably either from being so weak from not eating or Degenerative Myelopathy (DM). It is a neurological...

Boxers: Sudden aggression, loving temperament, female boxer
loving temperament, female boxer, good temper: First, no off-leash! They have not been properly trained, and they are not stable or predictable, therefore, may harm someone, run off, get injured, etc. It would be irresponsible of any owner to allow either off-leash-- ever. The female Boxer is displaying...

Boxers: sensitive stomach, sensitive stomach in boxers
sensitive stomach in boxers: Hi Tracy, Most commercial dog foods contain grains and this isn t what mother nature had intended for the canine to eat hence many canines are allergic to commercial dog foods. I believe the best way to feed is as close to nature as possible,raw meat and...

Boxers: 1 year old boxer hasn't been in heat yet. Is something wrong?, late bloomer, thyroid conditions
late bloomer, thyroid conditions, thyroid problems: Age can vary and is inherited genetics. They can have heats as early as 4 months old, but rare, and as late as 2 years old. Also, thyroid conditions can cause delay, cessation, and miscarriages. Have your vet check her for thyroid problems. Does...

Boxers: 13 month old female Boxer..., female boxer, separation anxiety
female boxer, separation anxiety, changes in the family: Is there any changes in the family? Addition to the family (baby, relative, friend), recently moved, a recent change in work schedule, change in routines? When a dog (and cat too) get disrupted, have changes in routine, they will rebel by eliminating...

Boxers: 3 Year old boxer with hip pain!, hip dysplasia, fractured bones
hip dysplasia, fractured bones, pain meds: It is possible he was hit by a car and he vet did not X-ray his body for broke or fractured bones. He could have hip dysplasia and was injured. I recommend take him back to your vet and talk with him or her about it and have him X-rayed. Also, hip...

Boxers: my 3yr old boxer, boxer, dogs
boxer, dogs: It s because of a new place and the change. Dogs have to have routine and security. When amajor change occurs they become anxious and insecure. He moved in suddenly and you moved-- that s major. Both practice taking him out to potty together to show...

Boxers: 8 month Boxer (F) with skin patches, boxer bitch, thyroid imbalance
boxer bitch, thyroid imbalance, natural dog food: Black spot is a disease of the skin. Usually it is in other breeds and not the Boxer breed. It has to do with longer hair and not shedding properly, etc. Also, it can be a fungus. If your environmental area is moist and humid, fungus is more likely. Your...

Boxers: Aggression, family dogs, canine behavior
family dogs, canine behavior, aggression: First, NO dog should ever be off leash. This can be a liability with any dog because canine behavior is as unpredictable as a small child s. It is also dangerous to the dog as any type of situation and/or accident can occur in a split second. In most...

Boxers: BOXER PROBLEMS, proper socialization, national geographic channel
proper socialization, national geographic channel, obedience training: Proper socialization and behavior training should have begun when she was a puppy.... what is acceptable behavior and what is not. Jumping on people is not acceptable and now, it will be most difficult to break. You will have to block her from the front...

Boxers: Boxer doesnt bark, quality dog food, boxer owners
quality dog food, boxer owners, boxer forum: First, it upsets me about your remark on water. Dogs must have water 24/7. Not a bare minimum. If you cannot provide that, then you do not need to own a dog.I am against Boxers being in India because of the weather, as Boxers get hot easily and need temperature...

Boxers: Boxer puppy hair thinning, aveeno oatmeal bath, boxer puppy
aveeno oatmeal bath, boxer puppy, puppy food: It sounds like an allergy-- probably a food allergy. Bath the puppy in an Aveeno oatmeal bath, or oatmeal shampoo for puppies, to relieve the itch and discomfort. Buy an all natural puppy food that does not contain corn, corn glutens, or any glutens...

Boxers: Boxer has strange scar on nose, pound male, bug bite
pound male, bug bite, scab: Your subject title said Boxer has strange scar on nose yet, you wrote strange bump on his mouth. Which is it? The pinkish mark is a scar forming as it heals due to the scab coming off. If it was (is) just one and not numerous bumps, it could have...

Boxers: My Boxers Fur is changing, canine diseases, diseases and conditions
canine diseases, diseases and conditions, yellows: Without a picture it would be difficult to say. I know that the older they become, the more their coat change; grays and whitens, sometimes yellows, thins, curls, all kinds of things. Here is a good site for a list of canine diseases and conditions:...

Boxers: boxer?, boxer puppy, characteristic traits
boxer puppy, characteristic traits, narrow face: She is young and they always have long legs for their body size. She will proportion out as she matures. As far as the flatter nose and face, some Boxers are short and wide and some more narrow and not as short. It s genetic traits from parents, etc. ...

Boxers: my boxer looks like skin and bones but she just wont eat, im really concerned, thyroid disorder, white boxer
thyroid disorder, white boxer, skin and bones: 1. Get her to your vet for a thorough check up. Since she has been abused, she probably has not been to a vet. There could be underlying health issues; thyroid disorder causing her weight loss, etc. 2. What are you feeding her? She needs a special diet...

Boxers: cange in temperment, omega oil, protective instinct
omega oil, protective instinct, blow the whistle: If being in the kennel was his first time, then I say yes it has a lot to do with his territorial aggression. He felt as though he was abandoned. Time to a dog is different than it is for us. Now that he feels he might have been abandoned, he has...

Boxers: When dog is in labor, how to care for newborn puppies, electric heating pad
how to care for newborn puppies, electric heating pad, male boxer: Yes. Provide her with a quite whelping place where no traffic is and the male cannot get to. I hope you have made or provided a whelping box for her and prepared with a whelping kit and have clean linens for the mom and new puppies when whelping is over....

Boxers: Why is Harley eating inedibles?, puppy behavior, two dogs
puppy behavior, two dogs, toilet paper: It sounds like pica which can be caused by boredom and anxieties. Harley is still a puppy, and remember, Boxer s tend to have puppy behavior well up in their years compared to other breeds. Please read this article and see if it helps you: http://www.aspcabehavior.org/articles/18/Pica-Eating-Things-That-Arent-Food.aspx...

Boxers: Incontinence 9 Yr old female boxer, poor muscle tone, ebay store
poor muscle tone, ebay store, doggie diapers: Is there a surgery to help? If not, I recommend doggie diapers to wear in the house and remove when she goes outside then put back on. There are doggie diapers (you can Google it) and there is a lady that has an eBay store that can make a denim pantry that...

Boxers: Jozie snapping at new family, female pup, health reasons
female pup, health reasons, nephew: That is a BIG change for a dog- and too many people and kids-- with another dog. You bit off more than you can chew, and you cannot expect any dog to adapt in 2 days. Supervise the dog with the children and forbid the 3 year old from playing with her....

Boxers: how old my boxer?, 7 months, medical records
7 months, medical records, boxer: For 65 lbs. at 7 months old-- that s big. The only way to actually tell is have a vet check him. They can tell by teeth, etc. You must continue to demand his papers and medical records. Do not let up until you get them. Threaten attorney action, etc...

Boxers: Sudden aggression in 5 year old boxer, aggressive manner, sydney australia
aggressive manner, sydney australia, great dane: Dogs do not see size. So a larger dog has nothing to do with the attack. His behavior is becoming dominate of the territory- like the alpha of the dog park. The only way to control it is on a lead at all times and reprimand when he misbehaves. The...

Boxers: size/weight, boxer puppy, family genetics
boxer puppy, family genetics, boston terrier: If not purebred Boxer, I would not have any way of predicting her size not knowing the other breed mixed in. Average adult female Boxers weight between 50-75 lbs. and average adult males Boxers weigh between 70-90 lb.s (if not more due to their family genetics)...

Boxers: stomach issue, wheat free diet, thyroid disorder
wheat free diet, thyroid disorder, loose stools: I am wanting to know what the vet has said about this condition. No, I haven t come across this before. I wouldn t dare recommend any vitamin supplement with her problem. This needs to be discussed with her treating vet to make sure it does good and...

Boxers: Walking during eating, heartworm pills, male boxer
heartworm pills, male boxer, neurotic behavior: He is so very young to have been shuffled around 4 times. It is a neurotic behavior because of his insecurity... an OCD behavior due to all the different routines and rules and insecurities. Give him time. In the meantime, leash him when he eats and stand...

Boxers: 1 yr old Boxer Rescue growling and diarrhea..., male boxer, boxer rescue
male boxer, boxer rescue, fenced back yard: You have to remember-- he is a rescue. Do you know his history? If not, there is no telling what baggage he carries. Since he has diarrhea, I recommend taking him to your vet. He needs a complete check-up anyway and the food that you feed him now might...

Boxers: 6-month Boxer with food agression, female boxer, fawn color
female boxer, fawn color, submissive position: It sounds like the Boxer is coming into her own and developing an alpha attitude. You need to do three things. First, buy a whistle. Each time she misbehaves, blow the whistle and it will startle her. When she stops, push her down to the floor and hold...

Boxers: Boxer bladder problem ???, bladder problem, kidney problems
bladder problem, kidney problems, dog food: By dressed I assume that means spayed. As far as the peeing- you might take her out on a regular basis like a puppy you are house training... and, take her to the vet and talk to him or her about this as she might have urinary or kidney problem...

Boxers: boxer puppies dying, taking care of newborn puppies, care of newborn puppies
taking care of newborn puppies, care of newborn puppies, boxer puppies: You should have learned about taking care of newborn puppies. They cannot regulate their body temperatures and that is what killed them. Your lack of knowledge. You also should have called a vet immediately. It is Boxer owners like you that should not...

Boxers: Boxer Seizure, spine tumors, cause of seizures
spine tumors, cause of seizures, unusual behavior: Never heard of this behavior. You did not mention her age or her history. However, epilepsy can cause unusual behavior and can cause seizures suddenly brought on by excitement or stress. Get a NEW vet- one that will check her for the cause of seizures.....

Boxers: change in temperment, high school exchange, boxer mix
high school exchange, boxer mix, biting children: Yes. Any severe change such as adding non-family members will cause territorial and protective aggression. However, it is not normal for any Boxer to harm a child- whatever breed she is mixed with-- is the cause for her biting children-- not the Boxer in...

Boxers: Deaf Boxer?, squeak toys, white boxer
squeak toys, white boxer, genetic tendency: Of course , tell your vet and have his hearing checked for sure. The only thing I can think of is when he is sleeping- get a pot and a heavy utility spoon (or something- maybe the pot lid) and get close to him without waking him and bang it to see if it...

Boxers: Diarrhea, stomach problems, james wellbeloved
stomach problems, james wellbeloved, sweet potatoes: Diarrhea is a symptom of a problem-- poisoning, illness, stomach problems, something--- Feed him baby food sweet potatoes on his food and give it until a next poop- if he still has diarrhea- take him to your vet before he dehydrates. Clear (no flavors)...

Boxers: Difficulty with crate training and separation anxiety, boxer puppy, separation anxiety
boxer puppy, separation anxiety, crate training: First, a puppy that young cannot hold his bladder that long. You are expecting too much from a puppy. Crate training is often practiced with new puppies as a method of house-training. Puppies naturally do not want to dirty the place where they sleep...

Boxers: Environmental Allergies, cod liver oil, environmental allergies
cod liver oil, environmental allergies, mild detergent: Biting paws is not always due to allergies... it can be due to anxiety and nervousness too. If it is environmental allergies, vets usually prescribe steroids, however, if the cause is not determined, and treat the underlying problem; her symptoms will come...

Boxers: My Female boxer is about 65 days and the vet cant feel one puppy, female boxer, bottom of my heart
female boxer, bottom of my heart, whelping: I am so glad you took her to your vet and everything is alright now. I think her age and amount of puppies she was carrying coupled with the over-gestation period, probably caused her to loose the other puppies. But, you have 4 healthy ones, and she gets...

Boxers: Growing pains?, boxer puppy, plain yoghurt
boxer puppy, plain yoghurt, male boxer: Read about hypertrophic osteodystrophy: http://www.boxerworld.com/forums/dog-health-issues-questions/156781-hypertrophic-osteodystrophy-help.html ( and join the Boxer World and go into the forums and read and post-- Boxer owners will help you and you...

Boxers: Aggresion, aggressive tendencies, those dogs
aggressive tendencies, those dogs, leash area: Neutering might help some aggressive tendencies, but not all. Apparently, the neighbor dogs have instigated so much problems that he has become dog aggressive because of it. If you have friends or family with dogs, try having them come over to your house...

Boxers: boxer, female boxer, smelly discharge
female boxer, smelly discharge, lack of appetite: Hi Carol, There will typically still be some bleeding after a mating; a darker color may indicate older blood and is not unusual at the end of a season. Normally the discharge will get lighter in volume and end within a few days to a week. Watch for the...

Boxers: boxer behavior, male boxer, freedom time
male boxer, freedom time, place cookies: You should take him to your vet to make sure he does not have a bladder/urinary infection causing this. Otherwise........... ....there seems to be a loss of control-- you being the alpha-- not him. He is young and playful and rebellious. You must...

Boxers: boxer bitch not standing for boxer dog, boxer bitch, thyroid problems
boxer bitch, thyroid problems, heat cycle: She should have a heat twice a year- every 5-6 months. Secondly, out of the month of being in heat, there are about 4 stages. Only one stage during heat does the female accept a male. Not before and not after. When she flags her tail-- she is ready...

Boxers: Boxer breeding, Boxer, breeding
Boxer, breeding, temperament: Hi Jay, Generally when a female is ready to breed, the hormones take over and she ll be willing to accept the male. Most breeders utilize a reproduction specialist, however, to have on standby in case there s an issue with a natural breeding (or if they...

Boxers: Boxer Diet, dick van patten, dog food for sensitive stomachs
dick van patten, dog food for sensitive stomachs, sensitive stomach: First, add a large jar of baby food sweet potatoes. Sweet potato is a natural hardener for her. Find an all-natural, herbalist dog food for sensitive stomachs- no corn, no corn meal, mo glutens and additives. I like Dick Van Patten s Natural Balance....

Boxers: Found lost Fawn Boxer, fawn boxer, food scraps
fawn boxer, food scraps, soft food: Yes, get her to your vet as soon as possible. Put plain, whole (no flavors) yogurt on her food. This is delicious to a dog and aids in digestion. Also, you might try put some of your people food scraps on her dog food to stimulate her appetite until you...

Boxers: pairing, male boxer, good manners
male boxer, good manners, males and females: Hi Nicole, Boxers generally do very well having another dog in the house, and often seem to prefer the company of other Boxers. Generally speaking, it is best to have opposite-sex pairs, to avoid intersex aggression issues. While fighting may occur between...

Boxers: seperating dogs that have lived together, boxer bitch, canine companionship
boxer bitch, canine companionship, female boxer: Hi Janet, Boxers are generally very resilient and adapt well to new circumstances. The biggest risk with taking only one of the two is probably separation anxiety -- not so much pining for the other dog, but an anxiety about being alone when they ve always...

Boxers: Boxer allergy/itching, boxer dog allergy
boxer dog allergy: Hi Mary Lou, Since your daughter has eliminated the most common culprits, I would only bath her once a month or less as the boxer doesn t require as much bathing as other breeds. Boxers are generally a cleaner by nature continually licking and bathing themselves....

Boxers: Boxer Companion, male boxer, little puppy
male boxer, little puppy, good manners: Hi Kirsty, Generally speaking, opposite-sex pairs work best -- same-sex pairs are more prone to fighting. That said, it really depends more on the individual dogs than the gender. Since you re looking for an older puppy/adolescent, you ll have a better...

Boxers: Such a hard time to get my boxer to eat!, Boxer puppy, picky eater
Boxer puppy, picky eater, puppy won't eat: Hi Roel, Your puppy is training you very well! :) She s learned that if she doesn t eat her food, you ll add something extra to it, increasing the yumminess factor as time goes on. This is a common situation with Boxers, and it s hard not to give in...

Boxers: male boxer, male boxer, family friend
male boxer, family friend, little boys: You will not be able to change a 7 year old. Why is he aggressive to children? Most any Boxer loves children and NEVER aggressive. Either keep him inside while kids are outside playing, or re-home him to people without kids. This is highly unusual--...

Boxers: potty training 5 month old boxer, puppy proof, proof room
puppy proof, proof room, adult age: First, never, ever put their nose in it and scold! This is telling him that eliminating is a bad thing-- no wonder he has problems. He now thinks that peeing and pooping is wrong- period. First, you cage him 5-6 hours. This is not good for a 5 month old....

Boxers: rocko my boxer, hip dysplasia, female boxer
hip dysplasia, female boxer, long term health: Hi James, Male dogs do not go into heat; his spraying in the house is called marking , and it s a training/management issue. You will probably have a hard time finding someone who will breed to your dog, primarily because he s not registered. Responsible...

Boxers: teething, boxer puppy, puppy teething
boxer puppy, puppy teething: Hi Rachael, I am not familiar with pork skin twists, but I would think they d have the same risks as rawhide. The regular Nylabones might be a little too hard right now for his mouth, but Nylabone also makes bones and toys specifically for teething puppies....

Boxers: behaviour, boxer bitch, warning signal
boxer bitch, warning signal, cuddles: She might have had a bad day-- just as we often do ourselves. Or, he might have hurt her without realizing it and she reacted with a growl which is a warning signal. There is no way to know or determine the growl since it was one time and an isolated...

Boxers: boxer birth, boxer dogs, wading pool
boxer dogs, wading pool, whelping box: She will need a quiet, isolated area to whelp her puppies. A warm corner in the guest bedroom is ideal, as you ll need to be in there with her pretty much 24/7 for at least the first week to be sure the pups thrive, she doesn t step or lay on any of them,...

Boxers: Boxer Bladder Issues, bladder functions, sensitive stomachs
bladder functions, sensitive stomachs, bladder cancer: Her age indicates incontinence. Just as our elderly have incontinence. All the medication in the world will not completely help. You must continue to allow her to go outside when necessary as she cannot hold her bladder and could cause more damage if...

Boxers: Boxer Heat Cycle, pregnancy in dogs, male boxer
pregnancy in dogs, male boxer, female boxer: Where there is a will-- there is a way. You said 4 hours? Yes, it takes them 1 minute to get down to business. She is probably pregnant. If you do not want a litter of puppies, your only choice is to visit a vet that is willing to abort them. Either...

Boxers: Boxer pupp, renal dysplasia, genetic problem
renal dysplasia, genetic problem, bloodwork: Hi Jules, It s hard to say for sure what s going on with the puppy -- he is very very small for his age, as you know. Usually the smallest puppies will be mostly caught up to their littermates by 12 weeks, in an ideal environment. I would suggest a veterinary...

Boxers: Boxer has upper mouth sore, symptom of kidney failure, open lesion
symptom of kidney failure, open lesion, insect bite: It can be a canker sore caused by a virus, an insect bite, food allergies, or papiloma to cancer. Only a vet can tell for sure. Has he been stressed? Any changes in the family? A different diet? I would take him to the vet as it can also be a symptom...

Boxers: bumps on my boxer, benadryl dosage, term allergy
benadryl dosage, term allergy, allergy medication: Yes, it is allergies. Since you ve said that her food and environment has not changed, I would have to say it is seasonal environmental allergies. Some weeds and all that is in your area that becomes active in fall is causing it. Talk with your vet...

Boxers: Male Boxers and Agression, male boxer, male boxers
male boxer, male boxers, male dogs: My first concern is having 3 males in one household and adding another male. Dogs will always vie for the alpha position. What Harley is doing, is trying to become the alpha. He will dominate and attack any submissive, or what he views as a submissive,...

Boxers: Orphan puppy, boxer puppy, puppy food
boxer puppy, puppy food, fork and spoon: A puppy that young should be feed as often as a newborn baby; every couple of hours. The formula you should be feeding him is: 1-12 can evaporated milk (not condensed, and not whole milk either) 1-raw egg 1/4-1/2 teaspoon Kayro syrup (or any brand...

Boxers: Problems with my 1 1/2 yr old, boxer breeders, neutering
boxer breeders, neutering, jail cell: I am reporting you to abouse and having you removed. Based on your information given, the answer was appropriate. You even stated your husband wanted to get rid of him. You will be banned for abusive and inappropriate language and name calling to me...

Boxers: worried about my new puppys health, puppy kibble, boxer puppy
puppy kibble, boxer puppy, heart murmur: De-worming him is a three time ordeal-- dosage every three weeks. I do not know why a vet would give a pi8ll. Get a new vet. You should have been prescribed a small bottle of yellow liquid called Strongid-T de-wormer. It smells like bananas. Most vets will...

Boxers: 2yr old Boxer nose went from black to pink, dick van patten, corn gluten in dog food
dick van patten, corn gluten in dog food, loss of pigmentation: This can happen a lot in the winter months, and is normal to some extent; The most common cause of a fading nose is called “snow nose” or “winter nose,” because the dog’s nose will fade to pink or white during the winter months, and return to black once summer...

Boxers: 6mth old boxer pup, boxer pup, boxer puppy
boxer pup, boxer puppy, puppy food: Sensitive stomach puppy food. The food you are feeding him does not agree with him. Sweet potato puppy food is best. Shop for it or ask your vet. In the meantime, do not feed him the old dog food- if you have the chicken and rice left over- feed...

Boxers: Boxer Labor, boxer puppies, mucus plug
boxer puppies, mucus plug, whelping supplies: GET HER TO A VET IMMEDIATELY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She should NEVER be in labor 2 days!!!!!!!! She could have an obstruction; a large puppy stuck in the birth canal and MUST have a cesarean to deliver the puppies. Other puppies cannot be born with an obstruction...

Boxers: boxer puppies, care of newborn puppies, boxer puppies
care of newborn puppies, boxer puppies, whelping box: Sounds as though they were too cold and not nested properly in a whelping box with a heat lamp, draped, etc. Do not have puppies until you educate yourself on the whelping and care of newborn puppies. This is what happens when you leave it up to nature...

Boxers: boxer puppy failure to thrive, boxer puppy, three vets
boxer puppy, three vets, rice cereal: I meant 17 days old... my mistake... If he is throwing up mother s milk and the other puppies do not, then he has something wrong. He is not too little for antibiotics... I have had vets prescribe antibiotics for upper respiratory infections due to cold...

Boxers: my dog had puppies need advise, newborn puppies, newborn puppy
newborn puppies, newborn puppy, puppy care: First, newborn puppies should be inside the house with the mother in a place that is quite and away from everyone- NOT OUTSIDE! Get a big, huge box and cut an opening for her to get in, leaving a 6 inch edge so puppies cannot get out. Put blankets in the...

Boxers: Female Boxer Ideal size for breeding, how to make a whelping box, internet google
how to make a whelping box, internet google, newborn puppies: Breeding age is no younger than 2 years old and normal weight ranging from 50-60 pounds. Please use the internet (Google, etc.) and gather information about breeding, pregnancy, whelping (giving birth) and care for mom after and care for newborn puppies,...

Boxers: Spaying, spaying, older bitch
spaying, older bitch, surgery: Hi Angie, Unfortunately there s no easy answer to your question -- there are risks and benefits to both approaches, and so much depends on the individual dog! Every season your bitch has increases her risk of pyometra, a uterine infection which can be life-threatening....

Boxers: Spaying a 9 year old boxer, boxer dog spaying
boxer dog spaying: Hi Angie, I would have to agree not to spray at this age due to possible complications and risk. Now if it were me I would like to know what is causing this heavier than normal cycle but is the risk of surgery really something you want to take with her...

Boxers: Spaying older boxer, health factor, libbie
health factor, libbie, acepromazine: Vet said: He said most often this is a result of uterine infection and the only treatment was to spay. Most often IS NOT a definitive diagnosis! Find out EXACTLY what is wrong-- do not spay her and put her under anesthesia just because of most...

Boxers: Upset stomach, vet asap, female boxer
vet asap, female boxer, little puppy: No remedy. When a dog has an upset stomach and acts ill, you must not try to treat the dog without knowing what is causing the problems, or you can make it worse; risk death, etc. She might even have a twisted stomach which results in death, or a digestive...

Boxers: 10 year old skinny boy :(, high protien foods, theface
high protien foods, theface, skinny boy: I still recommend taking him to your vet for his skilled and knowledgeable recommendation. You can research online high calorie dog food for senior dogs and order and buy from the internet dealer and have it shipped to your front door. Or, research the...

Boxers: 3 1/2 month puppy 'biting', boxer puppy, whistle sound
boxer puppy, whistle sound, blow the whistle: That is completely normal playing for a Boxer puppy. He learned to play by nipping, attacking, etc., with his brothers and sisters (litter mates) and was taught how to play by his mother in order to be a big, bad Boxer. If you ve ever watched puppies...

Boxers: 9 year old male boxer with incontinence, male boxer, water consumption
male boxer, water consumption, senior companions: Josh, I m sorry, but actually, anything medications that could be given to maybe help, would be dangerous for him at his age. The Depend underwear is what I would have recommended, and you have solved that yourself. Since his spleen has caused his...

Boxers: Adopted 2yr old Boxer, boxer breed, white boxer
boxer breed, white boxer, strange dogs: What do you mean by, Deaf, (not). ??? Is she a white Boxer that is NOT deaf? Spots on her head that bleed? What is that? I have not heard of spots bleeding before. Have you asked the vet about that? You said she was dumped at the pound, then saved...

Boxers: Boxer puppy's sudden death., boxer puppy, hip dysplasia
boxer puppy, hip dysplasia, yard grass: He was almost 4 months old: If he had his shots, did it include a Parvo vaccination? It really sounds like he contracted Parvo and if not treated immediately, is sure death. Also, Parvo is airborne and also remains in the ground (dirt, yard; grass, etc.)...

Boxers: Breading a boxer with a heart murmur, heart murmur, heart murmurs
heart murmur, heart murmurs, generation to generation: DO NOT breed her!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Not only will you put her life at risk, you will put all the puppies lives at risk of dying. Secondly, the puppies will probably inherit her hear murmur because it is passed on to offspring and genetically...

Boxers: Considering getting a second boxer, boxer puppy, female boxer
boxer puppy, female boxer, dogs cats: If you decide to get a Boxer puppy, a male is the best choice. Two females are not as compatible as a female with a male. But, I digress. I do not recommend anyone taking on the responsibility of a puppy when they work and have to crate a puppy. Why?...

Boxers: Female Agression towards Pup, boxer pup, male boxer
boxer pup, male boxer, minute time: It sounds as though the female is grieving for her loss and not accepting an alternative playmate. Dogs do grieve as people do, and a replacement was not the answer. It only caused her to resent the replacement pup. You cannot force her to accept him,...

Boxers: two female boxers with aggressive behavior, female boxers, loud whistle
female boxers, loud whistle, blow the whistle: The 8 month old is beginning to show an alpha side and competing to become the alpha. This is normal with 2 or more and a family which is considered a pack with them- yes, you and the family are part of the pack. The oldest has been the only dog...

Boxers: Pigment loss due to infection and/or allergic reaction, pigment loss, free chicken
pigment loss, free chicken, pseudomonas: Here s what I ve found: Nasal depigmentation (Dudley nose): Previous black nose turns chocolate brown to light pink; more common in Yellow Labs, Golden Retrievers, Poodles, and Dobermans; not associated with a disease process. Progressive fading of color...

Boxers: sore on boxer's lip area, dog health issues, plastic bowls
dog health issues, plastic bowls, sore lip: Ten to twelve year old for a Boxer is extremely old. Their life span is average ten years. I would NOT put her under for any type of surgery. She would not survive it. It could be caused from allergy to plastic: if you are feeding her from plastic bowls.......

Boxers: Urine Problems, full bladder, urination problems
full bladder, urination problems, long periods: If it is just happening for his first urination in the mornings, it might be due to a full bladder and is spasmatic. Sometimes, when a bladder is full for long periods (during the night, etc.) it will have spasms so squirt and dribble before he gets control...

Boxers: boxador constant barking in cage/ pulling on leash, female boxer, separation anxiety
female boxer, separation anxiety, kong toy: She has separation anxiety. One way to break it, is to put her in the crate for very short periods of time; say on weekends and evenings; take her outside to pee, etc., and put a Kong toy in her crate & her. Leave the house & drive around the block....

Boxers: boxer dog, blood shot eye, uterine cancers
blood shot eye, uterine cancers, self feed: First, thank God for people like you that wants to care for a dog that another does not. Kuddos to you! Take her to the vet for a check-up and vaccinations; the vet can determine her age by her teeth. Her eye being red is normal in some Boxers. It is...

Boxers: brok my 1 year old boxer, national geography channel, dog whisper
national geography channel, dog whisper, pure excitement: This behavior should have been taught as a puppy- not a year later. But, you can still help re-train the behavior. When you have company coming, put a leash on him and when answering the door, make him sit and allow them in. When he becomes excited,...

Boxers: cost of surgery for firomatose epuli in boxer, genetics heredity, canine genetics
genetics heredity, canine genetics, epulis: http://www.healthguidance.org/entry/15297/1/Epulis--Mouth-Oral-Tumor-in-Dogs.html http://www.boxerworld.com/forums/canine-genetics-heredity-issues/156204-oral-abnormalities-might-cancer.html http://www.vet.purdue.edu/vth/sacp/documents/Epulis_000.pdf...

Boxers: Not feeling well, testicle infection, male boxer
testicle infection, male boxer, kidney infection: I hate to say this, but go to a different vet. It is a urinary infection, kidney infection, testicle infection which can be caused by fleas, or more serious. Your vet is not taking in consider of all the possibilities it could be. Get a new vet. ...

Boxers: Outside temperature, cold climates, cold temperatures
cold climates, cold temperatures, degree range: First, Boxers are short-haired and cannot remain warm as a long-haired dog. They have no protection. Secondly, they are short-nosed and cannot take heat; no more than in the 70 s. So, they need controlled temperatures in the 72-78 degree range at all times....

Boxers: 5 yr old spayed female enlarged nipples, enlarged nipples, breast cancers
enlarged nipples, breast cancers, cancer signs: If you personally didn t get her spayed and she was adopted or rescued, then, a dog can also experience a false pregnancy after they are spayed. It can be difficult to determine if a dog is spayed or not and the lack of a heat cycle is the best indicator,...

Boxers: My boxer is jealous of my baby, jealous of my baby, internet characteristics
jealous of my baby, internet characteristics, female boxer: First, the Rottweiler part of her is out of my expertise, as they have their own set of behavioral uncharacteristics that are different than Boxers. At this point, you cannot have the dog around the baby- that s a given. Boxers love children; I have seen...

Boxers: breeding, boxer puppies, heat cycle
boxer puppies, heat cycle, human women: First, you did not provide her age. Do not breed until she is two years old. Secondly, a heat cycle has five stages and can take as long as thirty days. The female has to be in a certain stage to accept a male dog. It has nothing to do with currently bleeding...

Boxers: breeding,whelping boxes, boxer bitch, boxer puppies
boxer bitch, boxer puppies, whelping boxes: Yes, of course you must provide her with a whelping box to give birth and care for her newborns away from any one and any other dogs......... It must be a heated area as newborn puppies cannot regulate their own body heat....... Please research online,...

Boxers: Hives, dick van patten, natural dog food
dick van patten, natural dog food, dry dog food: First, Boxers don t have multiple skin conditions any more than other breeds- but food allergies. Secondly, Benadryl is not a cure. It is only to help stop itching from the hives, help reduce the allergen causing hives temporarily, and to stop the inflammation,...

Boxers: odd behaviour, odd behaviour, brother and sister
odd behaviour, brother and sister, jas: First, let me address the incest breeding............you CANNOT breed brother and sister- you will get deformed puppies- most likely clef pallets. DO NO ALLOW BREEDING.......... Get them neutered and spayed. Be responsible. Secondly, not all dogs want to...

Boxers: Scared/Biting, nerve pain, drawing blood
nerve pain, drawing blood, arthritis pain: Something is physically wrong or neurologically wrong. If your vet cannot find this cause, I suggest you seek a new vet; one that is Boxer-savvy. Boxers (any breed of dog) just doesn t start biting like that after being raised as a puppy, etc. There...

Boxers: 3.5 month pups, smart puppy, puppy formula
smart puppy, puppy formula, generic brands: I have a great, inexpensive homemade formula: I an blender: 1 can evaporated milk (not condensed and generic brands okay) 1 cup plain, whole yogurt (no flavors; generic brands okay, and plain yogurt is a great treat by itself, especially in summer...

Boxers: age 7 boxer male lymphoma, male boxer, diognosis
male boxer, diognosis, cancer types: I am sorry to hear about your boy, and very sorry for the delay in this response -- I did not get the e-mails that I had a question pending! I have not had to deal with lymphoma personally yet, knock wood, but the links in my previous answer do lead to...

Boxers: Boxer skin around mouth, Boxer, allergies
Boxer, allergies, itching: Hi Dawn, It does sound like it might be allergies -- with your move back from Holland, my guess would be either the new foods or something environmental. The Benadryl is helping to relieve the itching, which is good, but of course you want to address the...

Boxers: Deaf puppy ?, deaf boxer dog, deaf boxer puppy
deaf boxer dog, deaf boxer puppy: Hi Elizabeth, The puppy should have the Baer hearing test given by your vet to assertain the correct level of hearing the puppy has at this time.Some partially deaf pups can hear high pitch sounds.Many white boxers are bilaterially deaf, hearing in only one...

Boxers: Boxer skin around mouth, plastic bowls, nylon collars
Boxers: Boxer skin around mouth, plastic bowls, nylon collars, rashes

Boxers: feet, oatmeal baths, oatmeal bath
oatmeal baths, oatmeal bath, baby booties: First, I would see another vet. Secondly, buy some baby booties (at a dollar store is cheapest) and put them on him every time he goes outside. Of course, you will need many, many pairs and wash often because you do not want to continue to use contaminated...

Boxers: New Boxer Mom, puppy chow, body temperatures
puppy chow, body temperatures, whelping box: Offer her a treat, anything to get her inside away from the puppies. Food, anything she likes that stimulates her. You MUST get those pups inside and warm or they WILL DIE- they cannot regulate their body temperatures. You should have made a whelping...

Boxers: Reaction to the dogs next door., fenced back yard, female boxer
fenced back yard, female boxer, walking in the city: First, she is still in a learning stage and simply learning to copy the barking neighbor dogs by thinking that s what you are suppose to do, They learn from their mom, and imitate and copy, and continue copying any older dogs as example. Secondly,...

Boxers: boxer breading, canine gestation period, vetmed lsu
canine gestation period, vetmed lsu, puppy chow: She could be approximately 31-33 days pregnant and canine gestation period is around 60-63 days... Is she showing signs of pregnancy; swollen teats and vulva, any bulging on the sides of her stomach, more frequent urination, mood changes, or restlessness?...

Boxers: Boxer breathing, elongated soft palate, respertory system
elongated soft palate, respertory system, vet check: It s hard to give a good answer without more details. Does she always breathe heavily? Is it ony when she s sleeping? Snoring while asleep is a pretty common Boxer trait and there s not much to do except try to reposition their head, which can sometimes...

Boxers: Boxer's eyes, brindle boxer, eye boogers
brindle boxer, eye boogers, allergy medicines: A stink smell could be a yeast infection. Eye boogers are common, and food allergies can exaggerate it, however, environmental allergies can too, especially in seasonal changes such as the pending spring. Take her to the vet and be sure to tell him...

Boxers: Boxer with Lymphoma, pepcid ac, boxer owners
pepcid ac, boxer owners, holistic treatment: I think those foods are fine because they do not contain glutens and by-products, etc. Join Boxerworld.com for free and go into their forums. There is a wealth of information, and you can post and get answers from other Boxer owners with the same problems...

Boxers: Breeding, vetmed lsu, how to build a whelping box
vetmed lsu, how to build a whelping box, care of puppies: If you don t know about heat cycles, then you do not know about breeding, gestation, whelping, caring for pregnant bitch during gestation and after while nursing-- and more importantly, newborn care of puppies. First thing you must do is educate yourself....

Boxers: dog panting, elongated soft palate, male boxer
elongated soft palate, male boxer, vet check: Hi Rose, This may just be a Boxer thing . Puppies often breathe fast and heavy, especially if they re dreaming, and snoring is not at all uncommon in Boxers. A vet check isn t a bad idea, though, just to be sure. It will also let you know if he really...

Boxers: female boxer really play rough with her brother, basic obedience training, refresher sessions
basic obedience training, refresher sessions, female boxer: Boxers do play roughly; if the other dog isn t getting upset and no one is routinely at the vet then it is just play. Still, rough play can be annoying or upsetting for the humans who have to listen to it all the time! Basic obedience training for both...

Boxers: Question about our boxer's current behavior, boyfriends mom, thyroid problems
boyfriends mom, thyroid problems, delayed response: I apologize for the delayed response, I was not receiving my notification e-mails! I would have a vet checkup done on Rocky, if you haven t -- the weight loss is a concern, and illness often manifests in behavioral changes. Be sure the checkup includes...

Boxers: Questionable age Boxer puppy, boxer puppy, hip bones
boxer puppy, hip bones, medical background: Well, not knowing her history; i.e. where you got her, why she was removed from mom and litter so soon, what she was being fed, medical background (parents, etc.), I will have to assume you don t have that info.... Let me address in order: She is the...

Boxers: spotting, uterus infection, heat cycles
uterus infection, heat cycles, heat cycle: No, that is not right. Heat cycles last up to 4 weeks (one month) and only twice per year; every 5-6 months. If she is spotting- get her to a vet immediately. She could have gotten pregnant and loosing the puppies, or have a uterus infection, or the...

Boxers: I was just wondering, pimples in dog mouth, canine oral papillomatosis
pimples in dog mouth, canine oral papillomatosis, canine papilloma virus: Hi Kaitlin, It could be any number of things, but the most likely issue from what you describe is canine papilloma virus -- oral warts, basically. (A vet visit will give you a definitive diagnosis, of course.) The growths tend to resemble sea anemone as...

Boxers: Should I get a 1 month old boxer pup away from his mother?, american pit bulls, boxer pup
american pit bulls, boxer pup, boxer puppy: One month old- which is only 4 weeks old is too young to be separated from his mother and litter. Not until he is at least 8-12 weeks old. Secondly, I am a firm believer in not placing any breed in the ownership of people that know absolutely nothing about...

Boxers: My 1 year old Boxer is scared of people, even the ones he knows, confidence issues, would like some suggestions
confidence issues, would like some suggestions, emotional damage: Since the emotional damage has been done and I personally recommend you turn the breeder in for such inhumane cruelty-- seriously.... ....you will need to have friends and family bring treats for him upon greetings... What you can do is have them entice...

Boxers: 3.5 year old male very sick boxer, vet asap, digestive track
vet asap, digestive track, renal failure: I am finding it hard to believe a vet running tests cannot diagnose the problem. It sounds as though he either 1) ate something poisonous to him, 2)has digestive track problems, 3) has kidney renal failure. All of these can be diagnosed easily with simple...

Boxers: 9 year old female boxer peeing in the house., heart worm, female boxer
heart worm, female boxer, bladder infection: She is at senior age. With this, comes the inability to hold her pee for more than a few hours accompanied with more frequent peeing. I do recommend speaking to your vet about it as you have here, in order to check her urinary tract for infection. If she...

Boxers: boxer heat cycle, thyroid medicine, thyroid disorder
thyroid medicine, thyroid disorder, thyroid problems: Dogs heat cycle is every 5-6 months; twice a year. If she has not had normal cycles, she could have thyroid problems preventing cycles. Thyroid disorder can cause interrupted cycles and miscarriages as well as sterility; the inability to get pregnant. ...

Boxers: c-sections with boxer breeding, building a whelping box, brindle boxer
building a whelping box, brindle boxer, care of newborn puppies: There is absolutely no way of knowing that unless you have her history from previous litters. How many did she have? Were they all born natural, etc... No one can predict that. Take her to your vet, have him examine her, at a certain stage of pregnancy,...

Boxers: How should i take care of my 7 weeks old boxer puppies pair?, boxer puppies, two puppies
boxer puppies, two puppies, hip bones: Hi Jatin, That s a loaded question that would take more room than we have here to answer completely! :) I ll go over the basics, and refer you to some sites for more in-depth information. As far as food, if you re feeding kibble, start with the suggested...

Boxers: Eating Grass, male boxer, food diet
male boxer, food diet, intestines: It sounds like his dog food diet is not adequate for him so he is supplementing his diet with cravings. What food do you have him on? Also, change vets. If a vet cannot get to the bottom of a problem and know, then he or she should be replaced with a...

Boxers: gum diesaes, Boxer dog gum color, pink gums dog
Boxer dog gum color, pink gums dog, red gums dog: Hi Damon, Boxer gums should be a healthy pink color, ranging from bubble gum to a darker coral/salmon pink color, and will often become darker pink/reddish with exertion (running, fast play, long walks, etc.). The capillary refill time should be 1.5 seconds...

Boxers: Raw Food diet, dick van patten, raw food diet
dick van patten, raw food diet, natural balance dog food: I am against raw diets. Bones splinter and accumulate in the stomach and have to be surgically removed, not counting the level of pain and discomfort the dog has in the meantime. Meats carry bacterias if not fully cooked, etc., and can kill the dog....

Boxers: 3 yr old boxer concerns, ligament tears, phosphorus ratio
ligament tears, phosphorus ratio, supplemental calcium: Hi Dave, Boxers often will pull a muscle during their exuberant play. They are also generally stoic, and will ignore pain if there s something they want to do (like play some more!). Restricting activity is a good idea; after a couple of weeks you should...

Boxers: Why is my boxer lossing his hair?, thyroid status, canned pumpkin
thyroid status, canned pumpkin, skin and bones: Hi Hannah, Hair loss can be the result of a number of issues, although a clean skin scraping rules out parasites. A common issue in Boxers is called seasonal flank alopecia; the location and timing of your dog s hair loss is consistent with this benign...

Boxers: Boxer puppy size, boxer puppy, puppy food
boxer puppy, puppy food, high protein: Fifty pounds at 19 weeks?!? That is what an adult female weighs! That is too much at 19 weeks! Your pup looks fine, some are small, some are medium, and some are large boned which weight is accordingly. Was she the runt? What does your vet say about...

Boxers: do boy boxer dogs get sick faster than girl boxers, average life span, boxer dogs
average life span, boxer dogs, personality characteristics: No. Gender has nothing to do with it. Just as in people, gender specific illnesses are ovarian cancer in females and testicular cancer in males, breast cancer in females, etc. otherwise, there is not any difference in illnesses or being sick. You need to...

Boxers: bringing another dog into the household, introducing new dog, bringing second dog home
introducing new dog, bringing second dog home, adding adult dog to home: Hi Collette, It can be tough bringing an adult dog into the household of another adult dog, but not always impossible! Same-sex pairings are generally more prone to problems than opposite-sex pairings, but that also depends a great deal on the individual...

Boxers: coat color change, dead hairs, omega 369
dead hairs, omega 369, female boxer: Hi Grahame, A lighter color hair at the shoulders is not unusual in Boxers. Often you ll see whorls or cowlicks in that area as well, where the hair growth changes direction. Sometimes you can strip out excess dead hairs from the shoulders and this will...

Boxers: false pregnancy, giant nipples, signs of pregnancy
giant nipples, signs of pregnancy, false pregnancy: Growth, enlarged vulva, swollen giant nipples etc. Although, at the 45 day mark the X-rays would have revealed puppies if done correctly. Gestation is 57-58-63 days... so 45 days is second trimester........... She should have more frequent urination...

Boxers: Oldest age for breeding..., average life span, female boxer
average life span, female boxer, sire: She is too old now. You missed your opportunity. 2-4 is breeding age. Boxers average life span is 10 years. She is at the nearer end of life. It would be too hard on her body and emotionally as well. It is worse on dogs than humans. He however, does...

Boxers: Timidness, dark brindle, goats milk
dark brindle, goats milk, sudden noises: His fear is due to not having a mother to rear him, nor siblings to learn from as well throughout his 8 weeks, which is too young to let go anyway. It should have been 12 weeks. Record different sounds such as the can opening, telephone ringing, doorbell,...

Boxers: Boxer Allergies/Scratching, nuvet vitamins, boxer puppy
nuvet vitamins, boxer puppy, groin area: He has allergies; environmental to your new area. Do not use a flea treatment until consulting with your vet. There is oral pills for once a month flea treatment instead of the topical treatment. Talk with your vet. Also, ticks can be problematic...

Boxers: Boxer pups, parvo vaccine, newborn puppies
parvo vaccine, newborn puppies, boxer pups: Giving the nursing mother a Parvo vaccine is not the answer to preventing newborn puppies from contracting Parvo. She is over the age of getting Parvo herself, although vets still vaccinate adults sometimes. That is a questionable debate. Call your vet...

Boxers: boxer question, blood test for diabetes, thyroid disorder
blood test for diabetes, thyroid disorder, long nails: First, if she doesn t like her paws touched- make sure everyone abides by that and never touch her paws. Secondly, there could be a health problem with her paws; long nails which cause pain, cracked and dry pads, fungus cysts between her toes or diabetes...

Boxers: my boxer turned 3 on march 12th 2012 and just came in heat for the first time today, thyroid imbalance, female boxer
thyroid imbalance, female boxer, proper medication: Thyroid imbalance is generally the culprit for lack of heats or delayed heats and infertility as well. Please talk to your vet about it so he or she can test her thyroid for proper medication (daily pills & Pala-Tech chewables are most affordable; .07 cents...

Boxers: re: mother's behavior towards puppy, john hazel, squirt bottle
john hazel, squirt bottle, moderate extent: Hazel is adorable. Mother dogs always teach how to be a big, bad Boxer by the nipping, biting, chasing, and aggression to a moderate extent. This is normal. The learning puppy will fight as taught, and submit when proper. This is a socialization...

Boxers: Boxer Pregnancy, swollen vulva, signs of pregnancy
swollen vulva, signs of pregnancy, symptoms of pregnancy: Gestation period is 63 days. It can be 58-65 days however. So, 45 days showing is ridiculous. Puppies would be apparent, kicking and moving, etc. The 45 days is toward the end of pregnancy- 13 days to birth to 18 days to birthing. They show signs...

Boxers: Multiple problems - 9 month boxer, boxer pup, clock setting
boxer pup, clock setting, life and time: First, Tilly, I have a problem with you crating him so much: during the day while you work (even though you come home and take him out to eliminate) and then, again at night to sleep. This is way too much crating. How would you like to spend 90% of your life...

Boxers: Rescue Boxer, rescue boxer, time and patience
rescue boxer, time and patience, thanks in advance: First, no one with children, especially young children, should rescue and adopt any dog-- you have no clue of the dog s history and the extent of that history; i.e. abuse. These dogs are better left to people that do not have children to put at risk of...

Boxers: my three-year old male boxer, male boxer, unusual behavior
male boxer, unusual behavior, guard dog: Sounds complicated. Changes do effect dogs, especially Boxers. They belong to the family and consider themselves a member- not a dog. Your son and daughter leaving might have him in an insecure state- it disrupted his family and routine and he does...

Boxers: worried to death!!, hind legs, heat cycle
hind legs, heat cycle, pregnant female: Three and a half weeks (if pregnant) does not make a bitch sickly. Having a heat cycle in March and again in July, is only 4 months which is unusual, and she could have problems. There is no way to diagnose without seeing her for myself and knowing more...

Boxers: 10 month old boxer, female boxer, two dogs
female boxer, two dogs, destructive behavior: Dogs like routine. A move can be traumatic and apparently your 10 month old know no other home than your previous home. This can make him insecure. Any major change can make him insecure. Insecurities can manifest in many ways; one being, anxiousness,...

Boxers: Boxer, female boxer, dry nose
female boxer, dry nose, cooking oil: As far as her dry nose-- this is most common in Boxers. All my Boxers get that in the summer. Blot olive oil or cooking oil on it a few times a day to keep it lubricated. Do not use Vaseline as it has petroleum in it and they do tend to try to lick it off....

Boxers: my boxer agressive, puppy place, little dogs
puppy place, little dogs, submissive position: You have a pack with the Boxer and two Chihuahuas and now, adding an additional dog to the pack. The alpha, which is probably the Boxer, is not accepting another dog into the pack. What you should have done is slowly introduce the new puppy into the...

Boxers: Boxer is dog aggressive, bullmastiff puppy, boxer puppy
bullmastiff puppy, boxer puppy, obedience training: No, it is not hereditary. Boxers are great and protection of children and owners: family. They generally social well with other dogs in the family; becomes a pack. However, if you do not socialize a Boxer puppy when young, with other dogs, such as...

Boxers: Boxer puppy, flashy fawn boxer, loss of pigmentation
flashy fawn boxer, loss of pigmentation, boxer puppy: He is only 3 months old and still changing. It is not uncommon for changes in color and other characteristics when growing, just as in our human children. Apparently, the flashy white is extending more than born with. I have seen puppies get darker or...

Boxers: Female boxer aggression, female boxer, female dogs
female boxer, female dogs, aggressive behavior: Your history is incomplete. I cannot begin to access this situation without coherent information. 1. Rescued her? 2. At what age? 3. Do you know her history prior to you rescuing her? 4. How long have you had her? 5. How long have you had...

Boxers: Leash for male boxer dog, boxer dog breed, male boxer
boxer dog breed, male boxer, boxer breed: First of all, leash training should start as a puppy. Secondly, you cannot muzzle and harness a Boxer because they are brachycephalic like bulldogs, etc.. which are the short-nosed breeds. For this reason, they cannot wear the typical muzzle or harness....

Boxers: Potty training, rebelliousness, going to the bathroom
rebelliousness, going to the bathroom, messes: .Okay.... I do not understand what you are talking about when you say I ve tried setting different alarms to take her out but everyday is different. Are you setting an alarm during the night to get up to take her outside? Try cutting off her food...

Boxers: pregnant boxer, caring for newborn puppies, false pregnancy
caring for newborn puppies, false pregnancy, white boxer: Sometimes thyroid problems can cause infertility, miscarriages, and if conception, low number of pups. There can be problems with carrying puppies and in deliveries. However, that may or may not, be the problem. Some dogs, just as people, cannot carry...

Boxers: pure-bred puppy, american pit bull, rabies vaccination
american pit bull, rabies vaccination, boxer puppies: He probably is half Boxer and half Pit Bull, or if his parents are Boxer, there is a Pit Bull in the lineage and came through with Duke. It is difficult to say by the pictures. Most Boxer puppies have an excessive droopy jowl and Duke does not. His jaw...

Boxers: sick puo, worms in feces, vet
worms in feces, vet, worm infestation: Why haven t you taken her to a vet for professional help? Whatever over-the-counter worm medicine you have is not good enough. A hard belly, worms in feces, not drinking, etc., are serious, serious, serious symptoms of worm infestation. She will DIE...

Boxers: 5yr old boxer destructive, long periods of time, wits end
long periods of time, wits end, boxer: You have not provided enough history leading up to the behavior in order to determine the change. Move? Addition to family? Someone move in or out? Job change? Routine change? A new dog in the family? Something different prior to her chewing and licking?...

Boxers: boxer, female boxer, unpredictable event
female boxer, unpredictable event, cesarean section: That s an unpredictable event. They could be more Boxer, more Pit, and/or mixed. The number of puppies can be a factor as well. If she has birthed before or her first time is another factor. Take her to your vet and have her x-rayed for details of size...

Boxers: boxer question, american pit bull, exact breed
american pit bull, exact breed, white boxer: Max the male is. He is a Classic Fawn, black mask, which means he is a fawn color with classic white markings and a black facial mask. The female China might be a white Boxer but it is difficult to tell in the darkened picture. She might be an American...

Boxers: female boxer agression/protectiveness after adopting a puppy, boxer puppy, adopting a puppy
boxer puppy, adopting a puppy, female boxer: If she wasn t aggressive before the new puppy, and only against unknown dogs now, I would be inclined to believe she is protecting the puppy as an adopted mom. I take it she has not had any litters as this is more common with females that haven t birthed....

Boxers: pooping outside on rainy day, pee poop, grass turf
pee poop, grass turf, patio table: It is normal for any aged dog to not want to go outside when raining. They will hold it- however, a puppy won t and have an accident in the house. I have an 8 year old that will not go out in the rain and is afraid of the sounds of rain, lightening and...

Boxers: too protective and snapping at me!, seperate trainers, dogs and puppies
seperate trainers, dogs and puppies, invisible fencing: Hello Mellissa, Please provide me with some more history so I can access Finn s behavior. When did you get Finn? As a puppy or rescued? And, if rescued, do you know his history? How was his behavior before getting the Pug two years ago? Non-aggressive...

Boxers: spaying, unspayed females, cancer tumors
unspayed females, cancer tumors, mammary tumors: The spaying is to help prevent the cause of the tumors. Spayed females generally don t get the mammary tumors like unspayed females do. I do recommend removing the mass tumor growths and generally, if the rumor size is over a certain weight, the vet...

Boxers: boxer, neighbor hood, deaf dogs
neighbor hood, deaf dogs, rest room: Samantha, there is no way I could say whether she was abused or not because I do not know the people that gave her to you. If they willingly gave her to you, then talk to them personally, and ask about her history. You can judge for yourself if what they...

Boxers: Boxer girl with discharge, good bacteria, dog health issues
good bacteria, dog health issues, green discharge: I am assuming you haven t taken her to a vet... correct? Here is a message board with related information: http://www.boxerworld.com/forums/dog-health-issues-questions/13331-vaginal-discharge-our-puppy.html It is boxerworld.com which you should join...

Boxers: Boxer puppy for my 3 yearos old boy, boxer puppy, proof method
boxer puppy, proof method, full proof: First, this is not a good breed to have in your cold climate. Boxers are extremely sensitive to cold and heat both. I would not recommend anyone own a Boxer in Canada- period. Secondly, a puppy is not the correct choice for a 3 year old child. Puppies...

Boxers: So far away, brindle boxer, real deal
brindle boxer, real deal, 9 months: I do not recommend a Boxer for you. Reasons: 1) You know absolutely nothing about the breed 2) You cannot properly care for a Boxer when you have no clue to the breed s needs 3) I never recommend a dog with a baby and 9 months old is a baby ...

Boxers: Headbutting the Cage, seizure disorder, puppy dog
seizure disorder, puppy dog, kong toys: First, I d like to address the seizures. Has you taken her to the vet to determine the cause; epilepsy, neurological problems, etc.????????????????? That is the utmost concern. Secondly, send she has seizures and has recently started head-butting the...

Boxers: been sick and loosing weight, blood test for diabetes, heart worm
blood test for diabetes, heart worm, boxer boy: First, worming medication is not a one-time pill. You should be worming him once per year, with a yellow-banana smell liquid medication named Strong one time, and again two (2) weeks later. Approximately about 1-1 1/2 cc, depending on his weight. Secondly,...

Boxers: split toenail open, skin is open, hydrogen peroxide, adhesive bandage
hydrogen peroxide, adhesive bandage, betadine solution: First of all, without a vet s care, it could become infected and worsen the matter-- which would end up even more expensive. If you insist on handling it yourself, you must continue to treat it with hydrogen peroxide and Betadine (a common item in your...

Boxers: Boxer bitch being aggressive
Your question is confusing to me. Feed them at separate locations apart to stop the aggression. She is exerting her alpha position within the household because she was the only dog before and considers herself the alpha and he the follower of the pack. ...

Boxers: black spots on ears, ear mites, female boxer
ear mites, female boxer, fleas: If your vet didn t bother to test her ears, taking a skin scraping, etc., then I highly recommend you change vets. You need a vet that will test and diagnosis the problem then treat it. This is inexcusable. As far as what it is, I couldn t say, as...

Boxers: Boxer on her cycle, female boxer, animal reproduction
female boxer, animal reproduction, heat cycle: First, you need to learn about their cycle.......... http://www.vcahospitals.com/main/pet-health-information/article/animal-health/estrus-cycles-in-dogs/5778 http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/vmth/small_animal/reproduction/pdfs/ceBM.pdf http://www.eastcentralvet.com/site/view/151500_CanineEstrousCycle.pml...

Boxers: Boxer Puppy., boxer puppies for sale, boxer puppy
boxer puppies for sale, boxer puppy, boxer association: Simply search the internet and your local newspapers, and ask a vet. Contact a Boxer Association in your state. Searching the internet is easy: Boxer puppies for sale in (your city/area) California. Search Boxer Associations in (your city/area)...

Boxers: Hair shedding, thyroid disorder, thyroid test
thyroid disorder, thyroid test, male boxer: http://www.dogforums.com/dog-grooming-forum/71878-shedding-oil-supplement.html Call your vet and ask about dosage: how many mg per day, etc. Fish oil improves the coat that might help decrease shedding, however, shedding is an indication of thyroid disorder....

Boxers: Loss of Pigement Around Face, fawn boxer, contact dermatitis
fawn boxer, contact dermatitis, wek: I ve never heard of this, however, if he was boarded at a vet s boarding- the vet is responsible for this. There is no excuse for a vet having no explanation- contact the owner of the boarding facility- or the vet- demad answers- get tests- get a new vet...

Boxers: Old boxer drinking and urinating, average life span, female boxers
average life span, female boxers, sign of diabetes: Being 13 years old at end of life senior stage, which is extremely old for a Boxer whose average life span is 10 years, he is like any elderly person, incontinence. If he were a person, he would wear Depends. As far as drinking a lot of water, that could...

Boxers: Please help!!, male boxer, superficial cuts
male boxer, superficial cuts, food toys: First, I d like to correct you. A female is spayed or unspayed and a male is neutered or unneutered. You cannot call a vet and ask to have a female dog neutered. Secondly, I commend you for getting a rescue, however, that can have it s own set...

Boxers: Puppy with hind leg issues, boxer puppy, boxer puppies
boxer puppy, boxer puppies, hip dysplasia: Cindy, this breaks my heart. A 5 month old puppy with such severe problems bothers me. If a vet s x-ray show no displacement or physical problem, then it is neurological. You MUST get him to a canine neurologist specialist to see if it can be corrected....

Boxers: 7yr old male boxer, gum infection, male boxer
gum infection, male boxer, gum disease: I would like to address the gums growing over his teeth: your vet is incorrect. It is serious. Get a new vet. Proliferating gum disease is a condition of an overgrowth of the gums in which they begin to cover up your dog’s teeth. There are two types of...

Boxers: arthur, 9 year old boxer dog, congestive heart disease, vomiting bile
congestive heart disease, vomiting bile, heart murmur: I am so sorry for Arthur. A heart murmur has nothing to do with his seizures and frothing up bile or fluid in his lungs. Vomiting bile is a serious sign of kidney failure. I am absolutely shocked that your vet said he has had heart attacks and little...

Boxers: boxer biting and also peeing in house, neighbor girl, hormonal change
neighbor girl, hormonal change, life span: Eight years old is getting old. He is in his senior years and end of life. Boxers have a shorter life span than most breeds. Considering that, his behavior could be a combination of age and other factors. 1) Added another dog into the family (his pack)...

Boxers: Boxer pup limb weakness, boxer pup, male boxer
boxer pup, male boxer, rear legs: If the vet has run tests to determine any physical problems and cannot find any, then it must be neurological. Also, it is a symptom of distemper, a symptom of parvo, etc. That does not mean it is, however, he could have been born with a neurological...

Boxers: Boxer vomiting while eating, dog health issues, flavors
dog health issues, flavors, x rays: Hello Jerry, I am in Texas too! Vomiting after eating can lead to serious problems; dehydration, weight loss, etc., and the problems that come from those...... It is possible he has some type of obstruction blocking his esophagus or in his stomach..........

Boxers: breeding a boxer, whelping puppies, unspayed females
whelping puppies, unspayed females, teeth and gums: It is recommended breeding between 2-3 years of age. Also, most importantly, a vet needs to thoroughly check her for hypothyroidism, her heart, check for hip dysplasia (x-rays will show any beginning deterioration), mammary (breasts) for lumps and possible...

Boxers: potty training my boxer puppies, boxer puppies, boxer puppy
boxer puppies, boxer puppy, concrete rule: Best potty training is a good schedule: waking in the morning, after eating, and before bedtime, as well as periodically in between. Cut water off 2 hours before bedtime then take them out before retiring for the night. Puppies can only hold there urine...

Boxers: Aggressiveness, caring for newborn puppies, whelping puppies
caring for newborn puppies, whelping puppies, female boxer: Since she is spayed, this changes everything. Aggressive behavior targeted at such specific age group of dogs is peculiar, to say the least. It is possible she is showing her being alpha of the territory of the field. To change her behavior and...

Boxers: female boxer, vet asap, female boxer
vet asap, female boxer, inner arm: You need to get her to a vet ASAP and that mean immediately! There are poisons in her milk and is dangerous to her! She needs to get to a vet now! DO NOT allow her near her puppies at all! They cannot drink her poisonous milk or it will kill them! ...

Boxers: 2 female boxer mixes, food bowls, female boxer
food bowls, female boxer, boxer mix: Now is the time to begin asserting that you are the alpha of the pack. You don t want the older one to think she is alpha and dominate, nor have the younger one challenge her when she becomes of age (older). At each feeding time, do this: Set the...

Boxers: Enzo has bloody poop :(, boxer pup, pro biotics
boxer pup, pro biotics, bloody diarrhea: It could be many different problems...... and, I might add, I recommend having his medical records (and tests results) transferred to a new vet. A different vet has a new set of eyes and might even know what it is that is causing this and what to try next...

Boxers: thyroid boxer, canine caviar, thyroid medicine
canine caviar, thyroid medicine, low thyroid: I still recommend a grain-free food which you can pick from the link I provided, adding whole plain yogurt in his diet (which is as good for dogs as it is for people in adding healthy bacteria in the digestive track) and Pediolyte (generic is fine but no flavors)...

Boxers: Boxer 8 yrs old not spaded, pedigree dog food, average life span
pedigree dog food, average life span, ant poison: Gosh, I don t even know where to begin on this..............I am absolutely in shock and will appear to be rude, but, I will apologize in advance and I am praying this is a joke question to shock me and the other Boxer breed experts and Boxer owners: 1)...

Boxers: boxer dog, spay neuter clinic, female boxer
spay neuter clinic, female boxer, intact males: Okay, let me get this straight. You have a 2 1/2 year old female that was of course, having her normal heat cycles then you had her spayed. Now, she will no longer have heats and not able to breed. Right? I don t know why her 6 month old son, or any male,...

Boxers: Female boxer heat, old wives tales, female boxer
old wives tales, female boxer, human women: No, they cannot fake. Do not believe the old wives tales that circulate around. Estrus (heat) is biological and not mental. They cannot stop or start theirs anymore than human women can. http://www.vcahospitals.com/main/pet-health-information/article/animal-health/estrus-cycles-in-dogs/5778...

Boxers: painful to walk, dislocated hip, dysplasia
dislocated hip, dysplasia, vet: There is no way to diagnose it over the internet. It could be dysplasia or even a dislocated hip, maybe something else, I don t know. If your vet cannot diagnose it- I will tell you like everyone else: get a NEW vet! Get a vet that will find out the problem...

Boxers: Purebred Boxer, craigslist org, brindle
craigslist org, brindle, nwc: Yes, he appears to be. He has all the Boxer characteristics and markings. He is considered a fancy fawn. That means he is fawn (not brindle) and fancy white markings; the white streak down the nose and paws. Only thing I am concerned about is the breeder...

Boxers: Aggression, loving puppy, leash training
loving puppy, leash training, bad history: Something might have happened to him while on a leash walking, some kind of bad history. If he is fine all other times, then do not walk him. I am hoping you have a fenced in back yard, and if so, try leash training in the back yard in a controlled environment....

Boxers: dark reddish-brown urine, female boxer, dog health issues
female boxer, dog health issues, x rays: What did your vet say? Here are some links to Boxer forums: http://www.boxerforums.com/health-concerns/54877-boxer-tumor-spleen.html http://www.boxerworld.com/forums/dog-health-issues-questions/131475-blood-while-peeing.html There has to be a cause,...

Boxers: Pregnant Boxer?, pregnant bitches, female boxer
pregnant bitches, female boxer, mature product: Gestation is 63 days. If she is at 65 days, she is not pregnant, and her teats are the mature product of her first heat, much like a young girl that begins her menstrual period and develops breasts. If unsure, take her to a vet. She does not look...

Boxers: Boxer/rash
Benadryl helps relieve the iching. It does not treat the cause of the problem. As long as his diet does not contain corn and corn byproducts, then it is not food allergies. Flea allergy? Maybe. Environmental allergies? Maybe. Did the vet do a skin...

Boxers: separation anxiety
Separation anxiety can be frustrating. There is an excellent article here about dealing with SA, which starts by teaching the dog that sometimes you are not available to him, even if you re in the house. Once the dog adjusts to this, it is no longer such a...

Boxers: Boxer and bumps
First, Purina One is not healthy for dogs with allergies. You MUST feed him an allergy formula such as chicken and brown rice, duck and brown rice, etc. A blend that has NO corn glutens and NO bi-products. Check out Wild Blue, Nature s Balance, etc....

Boxers: Boxer pup - malnourished?
First, let me say that 6 weeks old is extremely too young to be taken from his mother and litter mates.......... Secondly, he needs to be de-wormed immediately. All pups are wormy. He can have worms that will feed off his nutrician, leaving him starved...

Boxers: Help!
9 years old is at end of life for a Boxer. She could possibly have incontinence, just as our elderly people have and wear Depends. You can put doggie incontinence diapers on her, but you said unemployed therefore, money might be limited for you. It...

Boxers: Introducing a new dog
This is a bad situation. You have a rescue Boxer: that means, you have no clue of his past, his abuse, his life. Second, he is two years old, set in his ways and should have been socialized with other dogs and cats in his younger years and apparently...

Boxers: Help! My Hank's nose is turning from black to pink.
It could be discoid lupus: http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?A=2470 http://josiefinch.hubpages.com/hub/How-To-Treat-A-Dog-with-Discoid-Lupus http://www.highplainsvet.com/ask-the-vet/discoid-lupus http://www.skinvetclinic.com/pdfs/discoidlupuserythematosus.pdf...

Boxers: Planning to breed....
I m so sorry this took so very long to answer. I had internet problems. Question 1) Is 4 too young, is there an age that will be easier/safer for our dog? Answer: My personal opinion on this age matter is 4-5 is cut-off on breeding. Age 2 years is best...

Boxers: boxer pregnancy
This is not enough information to answer this for you. Was her pregnancy confirmed by a vet? You cannot always feel movement in 30 days. Swelling of breast and vulva are normally if pregnant. Take her to your vet if you feel something is wrong. Miscarrying...

Boxers: boxer nervous disorders
I m sorry it took so long to answer as my internet was out. This is a neurological problem; and could be focal seizures which is also a neurological disorder, or epilepsy which is a neuro problem as well. Take him to your vet. He or she will probably...

Boxers: Cropped Tail Rash or Infection
It is apparent that his cropped tail was done incorrectly and he has the spine part opened and subjective to injury and infection. A vet crops the tail, leaving excess skin, then sutures the skin, and a few weeks later, removes the stitches, leaving a nicely...

Boxers: aggresive girl
Interbreeding does not cause behavior issues. It cause physical conditions such as a deformity like clef palate, etc. If your son got her as a puppy-- then, he, or you as his mother (if your son is a minor) are responsible for raising the puppy correctly,...

Boxers: black spots on boxer mix
Meagan, I cannot answer the outcome on Dewey because I know nothing about the dog or its condition. How would I know unless I read the same as you did, in which I have not? As far as your Boxer-mix, lots of factors are involved due to its mix. Mixed...

Boxers: Boxer bitch aggression
First, she is deaf. That is one problem. She cannot hear the sounds of other dogs to know their intentions, etc. She has an aggressive nature as a defense due to her handicap. This is normal. Being food aggressive is easy to fix. Try this for...

Boxers: 2nd boxer, female boxer, male dogs
female boxer, male dogs, space toys: Hi Jaimee, I know anything I have to say isn t going to change your opinion if your mind is made up, however, I must really try to dissuade you from bringing a female into your home. There is a vast difference in having friends that your dog occasionally...

Boxers: 3 and half month, poop and pee, sexual gratification
poop and pee, sexual gratification, humane approaches: Hello, I m sorry but because of the many grammatical errors in your post, I m unable to understand all of your questions. To answer what I do understand: Humping is not always a sexual behavior. In dogs, males especially, it can be a dominance display....

Boxers: 3 year old female with large bump on gums, bump on gums, female boxer
bump on gums, female boxer, food particles: Hi Erica, Boxers are known for proliferating gum disease, or in other words, a disease in which the gums overgrow the teeth. It s very important that you get her to the veterinarian. While it s more than likely not causing any major problems right now,...

Boxers: Just got 3 year old male and female,, female boxer, pit mix
female boxer, pit mix, adult age: Okay...now you have me a tad confused. Why would you get rid of a dog that you had to begin with? As per what you said, the pit was not like this before you got two additional boxers. You said he was fine with the boxer but the boxer would not leave him...

Boxers: 3 yr. old male boxer with 8 wk old male boxer puppy play issues, boxer puppy, male boxer
boxer puppy, male boxer, lonliness: The first hting I would do is go out and buy a ton of dog toys. All sorts and types. You only really need to crate the young one, if he is the one starting it. The time out thing is always a good dicipline method. Pups are like this, normally the older...

Boxers: my 5 month boxer x ridgeback, rawhide bones, pig ears
rawhide bones, pig ears, rope toys: Hi Lynn, What an interesting cross! I have a mutt that everyone swears is a ridgeback and he doesn t have a lick of the breed in him! I d love to see photos of your girl! You ve made a common puppy owner mistake...overloading on toys. :) When you...

Boxers: 6 yr old boxer's aggressive biting, old dogs new tricks, obedience trainer
old dogs new tricks, obedience trainer, male boxer: Hi, and sorry for the delay in answering your question. The first thing I would suggest, is to get your dog to an obedience class. You can teach old dogs new tricks, and this very well could help your boy with is problem. Biting, at any time, should not be...

Boxers: my 6year old, pineapple juice, pet store
pineapple juice, pet store, poo: If this is a behavior that he s never exhibited before, have the vet give him a physical to make sure nothing is wrong with him. Some dogs eat feces when they re missing some nutrients but it s not actually a very common reason. Your dog could be bored,...

Boxers: My 7wk old white male boxer, puppy behavior, bladder function
puppy behavior, bladder function, male boxer: Without a urinalysis they can t tell you he s healthy as far as kidney and bladder function. My first suggestion would be to give it a couple weeks and then tell me if it s still happening...at that point I will be suggesting you get a second opinion. ...

Boxers: 8 month old boxers, boxer pups, female boxer
boxer pups, female boxer, hip bones: Hi Christina, Sorry about the delay in my answer. You sent in your question just as I was heading to work :) Firstly, your pups are too young for you to be worried about a bit of boniness. ;) Boxers grow UP the first 12 months and OUT the second 12...

Boxers: 9 mth old female boxer, pedigree puppy, female boxer
pedigree puppy, female boxer, rule of thumb: Hi, Telling you how much your dog should weigh without seeing her is next to impossible as every dog is different. She should be a proper weight for her bone structure. A 9 month old Boxer will appear very lanky as they are growing taller but not...

Boxers: 9 weeks and 5.5 pounds, gaining muscle mass, puppy shots
gaining muscle mass, puppy shots, ribby: Sorry Stacy but without seeing him the only thing I can do is go along with what the vet has said. .4 pounds in a week is a good amount to gain...little weight gain or loss in dogs is normal, it s humans that pack on 10 pounds at a time. :) What you want...

Boxers: Advice for my puppy PLEASE!, biopsy, moth
biopsy, moth, veterinarian: Hi Jenn, Sorry to hear your girl is ill. They won t know by a biopsy if they got the entire tumor. Yes, it may come back. Most veterinary surgeons are skilled enough, however, that if he said he got it, he probably got it. Just keep an eye on that...

Boxers: Anal Sacs, female boxer, abrasion
female boxer, abrasion, antibiotics: Hi Gary. If you have never emptied an anal sack before, then I strongly suggest that you take your girl to the vet, and allow them to show you how to do it. It s easy to hurt that area on a dog. She may even need some antibiotics to help clear up whatever...

Boxers: how active should my puppy be, renee, puppies
renee, puppies, puppy: Hi Taunya. I would be pretty concerned. Most Boxers, especially as puppies, will rip around the house, and then fall over asleep, only to wake up and do it again. I think that there s something else going on with her. If you haven t already, I d take her in...

Boxers: adding a second boxer to the family, boxer puppy, male puppy
boxer puppy, male puppy, female boxer: Hi! Yes, assuming your dog has been well-socialized and gets on with other dogs it should be fine. An obedient older dog can be a good influence on a puppy as long as you don t expect that the senior dog will be in charge of the puppy s training. ;) ...

Boxers: aggression, aggressive behavior, aggression
aggressive behavior, aggression, boxers: He definitely has an aggression. I wish there was something that I could tell you to do without having to envolve a trainer, or costing you money, but that really is the only solution for you, if you want to keep the dog. You need someone to watch what s going...

Boxers: agressive female boxer, female boxer, two dogs
female boxer, two dogs, baby bottle: Hi Erin, Sorry to hear of your troubles. Aggression isn t out of the blue. It may be intermittent, but you ve already discovered the cause. Possessions. Your girl should be spayed, not because it will curb her aggression, although it may, but...

Boxers: anti-social behaviour in 4 year old boxer girl, dogs on leads, strange dogs
dogs on leads, strange dogs, old bitch: Hi Sam! Many dogs are more aggressive on lead than off because there is no chance for escape . They re tethered and cannot run if attacked, worried, stressed, etc. Humans, whether they realize it or not, will tense up when this aggressive behavior happens...

Boxers: average weight for 3 month old boxer pup, boxer pup, boxer puppy
boxer pup, boxer puppy, puppy stage: Hi Mary Ellen, In answer to your question, there is no average weight. :) Sorry, I know that doesn t help but each dog is different. I had a runt weigh 12 pounds at 12 weeks (extremely small) and an adult female weighing 75. There s just such a difference...

Boxers: average weight. . ., boxer pup, boxer puppies
boxer pup, boxer puppies, standard boxer: Hi Lyndsay, Assuming you re here in the States, the standard states that the average weight for an adult male is 66-70 pounds. That said, there is a vast difference in the weight that both dogs and bitches can achieve. If you bought your dog from a reputable...

Boxers: Bailey, excitement urination, confidence levels
excitement urination, confidence levels, enzymatic cleaner: 4 back and forths to get to the root! lol =) He was TRAINED to go in the house. You, my friend, are witnessing the exact why paper training is not suggested! He has been taught, during critical stages of his mental development, that the house is the...

Boxers: Behavior Concern, scraps etc, physical ailments
scraps etc, physical ailments, table scraps: Hi Gary, I would definitely have the vet give her a check-up. Changes in behavior often indicate an illness, especially in a senior dog (she s close). I would have a blood panel done, specifically checking for thyroid issues which are very common in...

Boxers: Behavior Issue, male boxer, mental exercise
male boxer, mental exercise, dining room table: Hi :) A bit about the alpha roll...I know it can be confusing. The only time a dog is put on it s back in nature, by force, is when another dog (or animal) is trying to kill it. If he relaxes, it s not because you ve established dominance, it s because...

Boxers: Behavior/Training, houdini act, outdoor kennels
houdini act, outdoor kennels, petmate kennels: Hi Tammy. Wow. These dogs are going absolutely nuts. Sounds kind of like what I m going through with my 4 month old male. First of all, buy a wire crate if you haven t already. You can get them from Wal-Mart at a decent price, and they re just about indestructible....

Boxers: Bladder Controll, uncontrolled urination, submissive urination
uncontrolled urination, submissive urination, male boxer: Hi Samantha, Why did the vet say he needed surgery? Did they diagnose him with a specific problem? Peeing when excited is submissive urination. That can be outgrown and also controlled by you (your actions and excitement level) until then. Peeing...

Boxers: Bonding/Age/boxers with toddlers, puppy housetraining, male boxer
puppy housetraining, male boxer, beautiful boxer: Hi Tonya, 6 months old should be fine. To be truthful, unless you go to a reputable breeder, which most people don t...you re better off with this rescue dog. A reputable breeder most likely wouldn t sell you one of their puppies with 2 small toddlers...

Boxers: Boxer 2 yr old. Licking Problem, annoying behavior, hand arm
annoying behavior, hand arm, hi mike: Hi Mike, What an annoying behavior! I know, I have one that does it, too! :) It could be as simple as you being tasty or as complex as him being a bit obsessive/compulsive. You d have to decide which. Does he only do it after you ve put lotion on?...

Boxers: Boxer behavior problems, rescue volunteer, chewys
rescue volunteer, chewys, separation anxiety: Hi and congratulations on your new girl. :) What you re seeing is typical of a rescue dog. Most displaced dogs will exhibit shyness when moved into a new home due to a lack of confidence. What you re seeing now is good, although it doesn t seem so....

Boxers: Boxer's bleeding nose, causes of bloody noses, cause of nose bleeds
causes of bloody noses, cause of nose bleeds, anti biotics: Hi Jessica, I don t want to alarm you but nasal tumors can be a cause of nose bleeds in elderly dogs. I assume that you ve had him to a vet as he s been on antibiotics...did they run any tests or just throw medicine at you? He needs to have a blood...

Boxers: Boxer's dry nose, human medications, male boxer
human medications, male boxer, tiny tin: Hi Dennis! Don t worry! A dry nose is very much like chapped lips, typically a lack of good moisture in the body and indicative of dry skin. Make sure he s getting plenty of water and you may want to add a bit of safflower oil to his food. Go to Tractor...

Boxers: Boxer Food Problems, thyroid medicine, purina one
thyroid medicine, purina one, common allergens: Hi Amy, Wow. :) I sympathize...I have 7 dogs total and one of them has a thyroid problem as well. Finding a food that all of them like and that doesn t make 2 gain weight, 4 lose weight, etc. is a real headache!! I know you re only using it because...

Boxers: Boxer Leaving small rice-like debis in bed, debis, larvae
debis, larvae, worms: Keith, Quite honestly, my friend, I ve heard of nothing like this nor have I experienced it. Before you said she had been tested for worms, that was going to be my suggestion. She s only 12 weeks old, when was she tested for worms? When you brought her...

Boxers: Boxer pee problem..., male boxer, kennal
male boxer, kennal, bladders: Hi Ken... Ok...let s clear something up first so you can stop thinking it. Boxers have normal size dog bladders. :) You are the first person to ever told me that they ve heard it but I can promise you, a Boxer s bladder is no smaller than any other dog...

Boxers: Boxer puppy, boxer puppy, boxer puppies
boxer puppy, boxer puppies, puppy behavior: Erin, That s a hard question to answer as puppy sizes vary greatly! I ve had Boxer puppies in the house weigh 12 lbs. at 12 weeks and I ve had them weigh 20 pounds at 12 weeks. The mutt I brought home at 6 weeks (part lab) weighed about 8 pounds. Your...

Boxers: Breeding, sign of pregancy, heat cycle
sign of pregancy, heat cycle, boxer dog: That s great! I m glad I could be of some help to you. Well, a tie doesn t absolutely mean the dog is pregnant. An indication that a dog may be pregnant is that her vulva may stay slightly more swollen after her heat cycle is over. You know, it s so frustrating....

Boxers: Breeding, white boxer, personal decision
white boxer, personal decision, boxers: The recommended age for Boxers is atleast two years of age. Most people also recommend that white Boxers are not to be bred. It is of course a personal decision, but I m giving you the heads up now. If you tell a show person, or other big breeder that you...

Boxers: Bumps on my boxer puppy, boxer puppy, mosquito bites
boxer puppy, mosquito bites, proper diagnosis: Hi Amelia! Yes, you should take her to the vet only because you ve not seen this problem before. Depending on what it is, and assuming it s something simple, once you know what it is and how to treat it, you won t have to run to the vet each time. It...

Boxers: Buying from pet store, american boxer club, boxer pup
american boxer club, boxer pup, boxer puppy: HI JB... I m going to answer you first question very simply...NO. Here are a few links that can explain it to you way better than I can. :) http://www.petstorecruelty.org/index.html http://www.consumeraffairs.com/pets/petland.htm If the reading...

Boxers: My baby boy boxer is about to turn 1, male boxer, behavioral patterns
male boxer, behavioral patterns, daily basis: Asking what the behavioral patterns of a male boxer are is the same as asking what the behavioral patterns of a male 5 year old (human) are. Each individual will have it s own set of accomplishments and problems. I can t tell you how your dog will behave...

Boxers: boxer, obedience training, different things
obedience training, different things, boxer: Hi Cherisse, What methods have you used already to try and curb this behavior? Has she had any formal obedience training? What you need to do is teach her how to greet people. The easiest way to do this is to get your visitors involved. When you have...

Boxers: boxer, boxer puppies, growth spurt
boxer puppies, growth spurt, shiny coat: Hi! I really don t go by weight. If your puppy looks good, has a nice shiny coat, clear eyes, plenty of energy, and is filled out, not skinny, then he s just fine for her age. The reason I say this is because Boxer puppies grow at different rates. That dog...

Boxers: My boxer, basset hounds, excess skin
basset hounds, excess skin, muzzles: Pam, I don t know that wet boxer is a technical term but there certainly are Boxers that drool more than others. :) Drooling can be brought on by different things...excitement, good smells, etc. There s not a whole lot you can do to stop it...Boxers...

Boxers: boxer breeding, last heat, stubborn girl
last heat, stubborn girl, small dogs: Her heat may be 6 months later, or up to a year later. It just really depends on the female. If had them go into heat every 6 months on the dot, every 8 months, and one particularly stubborn girl only once a year. I would wait untill she is atleast 2 years...

Boxers: boxer dog, 2 females, female boxer
2 females, female boxer, relaxed atmosphere: Jeanette, Hi and great news that you re looking to adopt! Please don t get frustrated. Yes, it is true that 2 females MAY fight. The absolute best pairing between any breed is male/female. The next best would be male/male and finally the least would...

Boxers: boxer feeding, large breed puppy food, chicken soup for the pet lover
large breed puppy food, chicken soup for the pet lover, large breed dogs: Hi Barry! No one worries over nothing! ;) Ok, maybe some people do. LOL! Couple things: 1. Boxers aren t large breed dogs. Even though his parents were a bit over the standard as far as weight, they still probably weren t as tall as St. Bernard...

Boxers: boxer health issue, muscle atrophy, boxer health
muscle atrophy, boxer health, cash cow: Sorry to hear this. Did the vet suggest an xray to see if there was possible bone damage, new or old? A fracture can cause muscle and/or fiber atrophy. Hip dysplasia could also be a factor. From the web: Cushing s Syndrome ~ The body produces...

Boxers: boxer help asap, abused dogs, fractured jaw
abused dogs, fractured jaw, two dogs: Heather, Unfortunately, no. With the information you ve provided I can t give you an explanation regarding the Boxer s behavior. How did you introduce them? How long has the Boxer been in your home? How long was the poodle in your home prior to the...

Boxers: boxer with other dogs?, labrador retreiver, female boxer
labrador retreiver, female boxer, exercise requirements: Hello, A lab requires more exercise than a 10 minute walk a day and a Boxer definitely does. A healthy Boxer should be walked for 30-40 minutes twice a day...as should a labrador. Many people mistakenly think that playing in the yard is exercise (and...

Boxers: My boxer poops!, chicken soup for the pet lover, puppy chow
chicken soup for the pet lover, puppy chow, purina one: Hi Theresa, My Boxers poop, too! lol! Don t get sucked into the breed specific hype. There is nothing about Eukanueba Boxer or Royal Canin Boxer that make it a better food for a Boxer. If you read the bag carefully it s also the perfect food for...

Boxers: My boxer is pregant and due, mucus plug, female boxer
mucus plug, female boxer, glob: Hi Lori. First of all, if you re going to use the temp method, you need to do it once in the morning, and once in the evening. The temp can drop really fast, and then rise again with you not even knowing that it happened. The mucus plug is this clearish, stringie...

Boxers: My boxer pup unknown allergy, boxer pup, male boxer
boxer pup, male boxer, emergency vet: Hi Joanna, How strange! Are you positive there s been no fertilizer or other chemical treatment placed on the grass? If you can rule out anything in the garden, aside from the actual grass, then yes, it s possible he s developed an allergy. My female...

Boxers: boxer puppy bleeding from the back side, chicken soup for the pet lover, boxer puppy
chicken soup for the pet lover, boxer puppy, hook worm: It would be helpful if you said what food you were feeding him and whether or not he had been wormed properly. Your vet should have done a fecal exam to test for worms and treated accordingly. If your vet did this and is of the opinion that it s the food...

Boxers: boxer puppy extra thirsty, pedigree chum, boxer puppy
pedigree chum, boxer puppy, kidney trouble: Has your vet mentioned taking a urine test? It s a little bit harder to get a sample, but it may give you more clues. I m still thinking this girl has something going on with her kidneys. As for the drinking disorder, I ve heard of it, but have never experienced...

Boxers: boxer puppy weight, boxer pup, boxer puppy
boxer pup, boxer puppy, adean: Hi Adean, That is a bit small but no, it s not abnormal. Puppies come in all shapes and sizes. What you want to do is ask the vet if she s in proportion...meaning her weight is correct for her structure and size. That s the most important thing. :...

Boxers: boxer puppy, boxer puppy, male boxer
boxer puppy, male boxer, long periods of time: The thing about a Boxer is that they do need a lot of attention. Especially when they re young. If they don t get it, they can be very destructive. I would strongly suggest that if the puppy is going to be left by himself for long periods of time, that you...

Boxers: boxer with severe anal abrasion, pumpkin decorations, runny poo
pumpkin decorations, runny poo, digital rectal exam: Hi Sandie, Wow! Sorry to hear that all this happened. When will the diarrhea let up is a good question. What is the cause of the runny poo? Cutting his anus shouldn t have an effect on his bowel production...so if it s the meds, it will be until the...

Boxers: boxer still in training, female boxer, clue
female boxer, clue, garbage: You know, I have no clue! I still have to put mine up, and he s 12 years old! I have to block of certain parts of the house, he likes the garbage can, and to drink out of the toilet. My best suggestion is to keep on crating her. It s safest for her and your...

Boxers: boxer weight and poop, boxer pup, worming puppies
boxer pup, worming puppies, adult worms: Hi Oscar, Congratulations on your new puppy!! Make sure, in your paperwork, that the worming 5 days ago was the second worming. Puppies should be wormed 2x, 10 days apart, to kill both adult worms AND eggs. The vet should then have checked a stool...

Boxers: boxers and cancer, hip displaysia, male boxers
hip displaysia, male boxers, reputable breeder: Hi Christine, I m sorry to hear of your run of bad Boxer luck! Cancer is prevalent in the breed for sure but to have 3 die, and one at such a young age, is horrible! I have a Basset Hound as well...aren t they great?! I always had the idea that they...

Boxers: boxers and cats, boxer pup, energetic dogs
boxer pup, energetic dogs, puppies: Hi Carl... It would depend on your definition of pup . :) My 9 year olds are still puppies to me. If we re talking a brand spanking new 7-8 week old puppy things could go well. If we re talking 4 month old, you d want to be sure he was raised with...

Boxers: boxers getting them back together, level interaction, best buds
level interaction, best buds, white boxer: Hi Nancy... The only advice I can give you based on what you ve said is that your 15 month old is going into doggie puberty and may act like he has a screw loose for a couple months but should get back to normal. A couple questions... There is no...

Boxers: breeders, american boxer club, boxer clubs
american boxer club, boxer clubs, boxer breeders: Hi Lana, No, I m sorry, I don t. :) I live in Ohio. The best place to start searching for responsible Boxer breeders is on the American Boxer Club website. http://www.americanboxerclub.org You can also contact local Boxer clubs who are members...

Boxers: Chasing sheep, sheep and goats, distractions
sheep and goats, distractions, pet store: Hi Lynn, I don t know what methods you ve been using to teach Ralf so far so forgive me if I m repeating something you ve tried. And please do let me know if you ve tried it so we can think of something else. :) A dog that does well with basic obedience...

Boxers: Christmas Tree Problem, christmas tree decorations, male boxer
christmas tree decorations, male boxer, hind quarters: Victor, Hi! I can t tell you how nice it is to be able to give you this answer...you re right on track! :) The problem is...you ve only given it 2 days. I know you think he gets it and he very well may, in your presence. I m going to make an educated...

Boxers: Cyst On Lower Right Leg, tensor bandage, male pup
tensor bandage, male pup, skin tag: Hi Gary, My one male also has a little cyst on his foot. He s had it for years! My vet s suggestion was that as long as it doesn t get huge, bother him or otherwise inhibit him, to leave it. So I have. :) I m not, nor is my vet, one to put a dog under...

Boxers: cryptorchid, scrotal sac, undescended testicle
scrotal sac, undescended testicle, abdomin: Hi Julie, No big deal. :) Most vets will wait until about 7 months just to be sure they (or one) don t drop on their (its) own. Nothing will be different with his behavior. The important thing is getting them removed...the after effects will be the...

Boxers: cushings in my boxer, www vin, remedy
www vin, remedy, boxer: Hi Sharon, There are several treatments for Cushings disease and you don t say which your vet has prescribed. Without that information, there are really no suggestions I can make. Here are some websites, however, that you may find helpful. http://www.vetinfo4dogs.com/dcushtreatment.html...

Boxers: Dog food for my puppy, boxer puppy, quality puppy
boxer puppy, quality puppy, puppy food: The most important thing to do is to feed a good quality puppy food. Talk to your breeder and find out what he s on right now. The food he s on now may be perfectly fine. You can give too much of a good thing. It can cause problems with bones, growing too...

Boxers: Dog Park Aggression, obedience class, dog owners
obedience class, dog owners, brute: Hi Lindsey... My advice to you would be to skip the dog park for now. It s a good idea and I understand why you want to take him, but, unfortunately, he s not ready. Socialize him profusely, on lead, before you put him in this type of situation. Get...

Boxers: My daughter's boxer Prima & her urinating, daytona beach fl, excessive urination
daytona beach fl, excessive urination, full bladder: Ok... thank you :) 1. Green discharge is often a sign of a bacterial infection in the uterus or vagina (like a yeast infection)...it wouldn t have necessarily stemmed from her kidneys or liver. Because she has been treated for a yeast infection, that...

Boxers: Eating Problems, vet bill, feeding time
vet bill, feeding time, what is wrong with my dog: Leana, Hi! Firstly, there s nothing wrong with your dog assuming he s been to the vet and everything is all clear. He s being a normal puppy. If he can reach the socks to eat them, that s your fault, not his. You know he eats them yet you can t count...

Boxers: Exercise, glucosamine supplement, female boxer
glucosamine supplement, female boxer, rule of thumb: Hi... How nice to hear of an active senior! :) What you ve heard about too much exercise stressing the joints is true, but for puppies. When a puppy is still growing (especially a medium to large breed dog) it can be detrimental to force exercise...

Boxers: ear position, boxer pup, ear taping
boxer pup, ear taping, cartilage: Hi Beth, Sorry to be the one to have to tell you the bad news...you just missed the window of the ideal cropping age for a Boxer. 2-3 months. I d settle on his own look :) A dog is a dog...I m assuming, because you ve not had him cropped thus far,...

Boxers: exercise, exercise question, muscle problem
exercise question, muscle problem, hi thanks: Hi. You have to seriously get his attention when he tries this. When you know that he s going to jump, or whatever he does, turn around quickly and walk the other way. This will get his mind focused on what you are doing, and keeping his mind on you, where...

Boxers: Feeding my 10 month old boxer, chicken soup for the pet lover, purina one
chicken soup for the pet lover, purina one, digestible ingredients: Hi Barry, I m sorry that you misread my original answer but I would never have recommended BilJac to replace SD. Here is part of my original reply to you: 3. Science Diet. What can I say about SD? It s a lot of filler (corn, etc.). For the money...

Boxers: Female Boxer weight, female boxer, puppy fat
female boxer, puppy fat, muscle mass: Hi Marc! I m sorry to say but my guess would be as good as yours. :) There are so many factors that go into weight. Is she a healthy weight now? Is she overweight? Underweight? Has she reached her full height? Has she gained muscle mass or is her...

Boxers: Female boxer jumping fence, chainlink fence, female boxer
chainlink fence, female boxer, chain link fences: Hi Jennie, Thanks for your reply. There are two standard heights to chain link fences...3 ft. and 4 ft. Which you have is really neither here nor there as she s jumping it. ;) I recently had to reinforce my fence to prevent mine from going under...

Boxers: First time pups, mucus plug, whelping
mucus plug, whelping, milk production: Well, every girl is different. Some don t get milk until they whelp, some get it about a week or so before whelping. If she has milk now, I d start to watch her very close. You may want to start to take her temp as well. If you do this, take it in the morning,...

Boxers: My 10 week old Boxer, boxer puppy, playful puppy
Boxers: My 10 week old Boxer, boxer puppy, playful puppy, withdrawls

Boxers: 2 female boxer puppies, puppy chow, boxer pups
Boxers: 2 female boxer puppies, puppy chow, boxer pups, puppy food

Boxers: my 5 month boxer x ridgeback, animal lover, good girl
Boxers: my 5 month boxer x ridgeback, animal lover, good girl, boxer

Boxers: my 6year old, table scraps, wifes
Boxers: my 6year old, table scraps, wifes, good food

Boxers: how active should my puppy be, separation anxiety, whole time
Boxers: how active should my puppy be, separation anxiety, whole time, vet

Boxers: aggression, dominant female, bite inhibition
Boxers: aggression, dominant female, bite inhibition, 7 months

Boxers: average weight for 3 month old boxer pup, best of luck, puppy
Boxers: average weight for 3 month old boxer pup, best of luck, puppy, ponds

Boxers: average weight. . ., german male, weight gain
Boxers: average weight. . ., german male, weight gain, runt of the litter

Boxers: Boxer Leaving small rice-like debis in bed, good nes, defication
Boxers: Boxer Leaving small rice-like debis in bed, good nes, defication, exact description

Boxers: Breeding, male boxer, akc
Boxers: Breeding, male boxer, akc, puppies

Boxers: Bumps on my boxer puppy, male boxer, benadryl
Boxers: Bumps on my boxer puppy, male boxer, benadryl, vet

Boxers: boxer puppy extra thirsty, boxer pup, gaining weight
Boxers: boxer puppy extra thirsty, boxer pup, gaining weight, 7 months

Boxers: boxer puppy, concrete footer, water hoses
Boxers: boxer puppy, concrete footer, water hoses, soccer balls

Boxers: Dog food for my puppy, large breed puppy food, breed puppy
Boxers: Dog food for my puppy, large breed puppy food, breed puppy, organic food

Boxers: fighting, drainage tubes, metal bird
Boxers: fighting, drainage tubes, metal bird, bird cage

Boxers: Green colored discharge, health problems, vet
Boxers: Green colored discharge, health problems, vet, boxer

Boxers: Halti for Boxers?, american bulldogs, american bulldog
Boxers: Halti for Boxers?, american bulldogs, american bulldog, head collars

Boxers: Hyper 3 yr old boxer, fenced back yard, gallop
Boxers: Hyper 3 yr old boxer, fenced back yard, gallop, nap

Boxers: male boxer puppy, abdomen, pee
Boxers: male boxer puppy, abdomen, pee, vet

Boxers: How much should my puppy be eating?, puppes, thay
Boxers: How much should my puppy be eating?, puppes, thay, juge

Boxers: can you recommend anything?, chocolate lab, old english bull dog
Boxers: can you recommend anything?, chocolate lab, old english bull dog, boxer

Boxers: recurring fever, pet hotel, eye infection
Boxers: recurring fever, pet hotel, eye infection, traditional medicine

Boxers: Sores in wrinkles, food corn, change diet
Boxers: Sores in wrinkles, food corn, change diet, eye discharge

Boxers: Stomach problems with my Boxer, boxer puppy, purina pro plan
Boxers: Stomach problems with my Boxer, boxer puppy, purina pro plan, loose stools

Boxers: teeth grinding in a 5 yr old female boxer, teeth grinding, grinding teeth
Boxers: teeth grinding in a 5 yr old female boxer, teeth grinding, grinding teeth, liver function

Boxers: Back from Vets, cardiomyopathy, cardiologist
Boxers: Back from Vets, cardiomyopathy, cardiologist, sudden death

Boxers: White Boxer, boxer pup, white boxer
Boxers: White Boxer, boxer pup, white boxer, colouring

Boxers: feeding, boxer pup, quality puppy
boxer pup, quality puppy, tape worms: Hi Michael! A 9 week old puppy should be fed 3 times a day. They should be eating about 2-3 cups a day, split up between the feedings. Try him on that, and if it seems like he needs more, then up the amount a little at a time with each feeding. You have to...

Boxers: female boxer behavior, female boxer, slobber
female boxer, slobber, nervousness: Hi Laura, A few questions... 1. What is your routine before you put her in the crate? 2. How long, on average, is she in the crate? 3. How many days per week is she crated? 4. What is your routine upon coming home and letting her out? How long...

Boxers: female boxer, female boxer, pertinent health
female boxer, pertinent health, heat cycle: Every female dog differs but the average is every 6 months or so. Some go every 4 months, some every 9...you ll really just have to time your dog. The heat cycle lasts for approximately 3 weeks. Unless you are planning on conducting the pertinent health...

Boxers: fighting, vet visit, back porch
vet visit, back porch, jennifer thanks: Hi Jennifer, Thanks for your response. It s helpful :) The fact that their father may or may not be a pitbull doesn t really have any bearing on their behavior right now. They may not have the best Boxer temperaments but because they are 1/2 pitbull...

Boxers: what food can I give him?, chicken soup for the dog lover, common allergens
chicken soup for the dog lover, common allergens, lb food: Hi Jeanna, If you re buying Nutro, you re getting ripped off, quite honestly. It s a very expensive food for the lack of quality it has. Since you re already spending quite a bit for food, and because Jordan has a sensitive tummy, try something like Chicken...

Boxers: How frequently should my Boxer puppy poo, chicken soup for the pet lover, boxer puppy
chicken soup for the pet lover, boxer puppy, corn wheat: Hi John, Congratulations on your new puppy! Unfortunately, the answer to your question is yes AND no. There are several factors which can be at play here. 1. How recently was the puppy wormed? Worming medication can have an effect on the number...

Boxers: Green colored discharge, purina puppy chow, female boxer
purina puppy chow, female boxer, many different things: A wet, cold nose as a sign of health is an old wives tale. The symptoms you describe can separately and together be a sign of many different things. Because of this, I would not presume to offer a diagnosis over the Internet, your puppy needs to be seen...

Boxers: a good companion of our Boxer, basset hound, bad experience
basset hound, bad experience, 4 months: Hi and congratulations on your new dog. :) Good for you for adopting!! The problem, as I see it, is that you aren t realistically going to be able to have another dog in your home that isn t going to sniff her and/or try to play with her. You said...

Boxers: good food?, corn wheat, breed puppy
corn wheat, breed puppy, diamond company: Hi Mikka, Boxers aren t large breeds and don t need a large breed food :) You d be able to safely switch to a regular formula. You can also switch her over to adult food. 7-8 months is the best time. I am with you on the contamination. Mine did really...

Boxers: grown dogs and parvo, walker coonhound, grown dogs
walker coonhound, grown dogs, boxer breed: Well, my expertise is with the Boxer breed, but i believe i can help you some. It is most common for younger dogs to get parvo, but it can happen in older dogs. Has your dog ever been vaccinated against parvo when they were younger? Generally, the time...

Boxers: Halti for Boxers?, obedience instructor, halti
obedience instructor, halti, gentle leader: I ll tell you a good trick that I learned from a wonderful obedience instructor that works great. When you re walking your dog, keep a short leash and when the dog starts to pull, change directions. That teaches the dog to watch for your cue. I m serious,...

Boxers: Halti for Boxers?, prong collars, halti
prong collars, halti, gentle leader: Hi Tiffany! To answer your question very quickly, no, there are no special halti s for short faced breeds. Now for the long answer. :) Chokers and prong collars won t teach your dog to walk nicely. Nor will a halti. All of these are training...

Boxers: Heart Murmur, boxer pup, heart murmur
boxer pup, heart murmur, learning time: Hi Laura, Congratulations on your new puppy! My concern, more than the heart murmur, is that a breeder allowed you to remove a pup from the litter at 6 weeks. My suggestion is to do some research on puppy learning stages. 6-8 weeks is a critical learning...

Boxers: Heartworm, boxer pup, heart worm
boxer pup, heart worm, larvae: Hi Hugo, Whether or not you put your dog on heart worm preventative is something that should be discussed between you and your new vet. Most vets will have information regarding numbers of cases in their area and will make a recommendation based on those...

Boxers: House Breaking, enzymatic cleaner, narrow frame
enzymatic cleaner, narrow frame, consistent basis: Hi April, Boxers are fairly easy to housetrain and you ve not said how you ve tried to train him so forgive me if my explanation is a bit redundant. Typically, when a dog sneaks away to urinate or defecate, it s because you ve been too harsh in your...

Boxers: Hyper 3 yr old boxer, obedience class, frisbee
obedience class, frisbee, agility: Hi! Sorry to hear of your troubles! Really sorry as I m going through this right now with my two 18 month olds...I feel your pain!! If walks aren t working, have you tried fetch or tossing a Frisbee? Jogging? Have you tried Kongs or other treat dispensing...

Boxers: heat cycle, false pregnancy, female boxer
false pregnancy, female boxer, heat cycle: Well, I had a female Boxer that I waited forever to go into heat. She waited till she was 3 1/2 before she had her first cycle. Then she only went into heat once a year. Your girl may be one of those. A false pregnancy won t really mess with a cycle. It won...

Boxers: introducing another dog to the family, pit mix, basset hound
pit mix, basset hound, sites books: Hi Jeff, Almost any dog will get along with a Boxer/lab cross. It only depends on what you re looking for. I personally would go for a breed of similar size and/or strength. I have 5 full-bred Boxers, a lab/pit mix and a Basset Hound :) All get...

Boxers: introducing a puppy, female boxer, female dogs
female boxer, female dogs, pit bulls: I don t thonk so. You were probably reading about pit bulls or another notorious guard breed. Just make sure you still give your current dog plenty of the attention. Things will turn nasty if she feels she s being replaced . I have lived with 3 female...

Boxers: Jaundice, bile duct obstruction, gall bladder disease
bile duct obstruction, gall bladder disease, cancer of the bile duct: Hi Diana, I m sorry to hear of Tasha s problems. There are 3 different types of jaundice in dogs: pre-hepatic, hepatic and post-hepatic. All have varying underlying causes. Your vet ran blood work to check for levels of bilirubin, a product of heme, which...

Boxers: very lathargic 1 yr old boxer..., couch potatoes, lazy bum
couch potatoes, lazy bum, obedience training: Hi again. Ok...it could be that even thought he s up to it when you re moving, it s too far for him right now. I would try cutting your walks by half distances for a couple of weeks and see if that helps. Forced exercise (on lead, walking distances, running,...

Boxers: Male Boxer Size, low testosterone levels, male boxer
low testosterone levels, male boxer, thyroid levels: HI Kim. You could have a thyroid test done. However, there would be more signs if he was having problems with his thyroid. If a dog was having a problem with testosterone, then he would appear more female like. Some dogs take awhile before filling out, and...

Boxers: MRI on our boxer, inner ear problem, head tilt
inner ear problem, head tilt, brain tumor: Hi Rosita, I m sorry, but what is your question? I understand that she s not healthy right now but I don t see in your post what you re asking me. Does she or does she not have a brain tumor? What did her x-rays show? With something this serious,...

Boxers: Ms Em, bite inhibition, play time
bite inhibition, play time, bowels: Hi Joann, Yes, that s normal for a 5 week old puppy...it s normal for an 8 week old puppy. The someimes act as if they ve not got control of their back ends yet. :) May I ask why you brought a puppy home at 5 weeks? This is much, much too early. ...

Boxers: male boxer puppy, boxer puppy, male boxer
boxer puppy, male boxer, term combination: Hi Peggy, Unfortunately, yes, she does have something to be worried about. It s not life or death but it does need to be monitored. Most puppy s testicles drop at or by 10 days old. Some do take up to 6 months. What your friend will want to do is...

Boxers: mange???, sweet potatoe, female boxer
sweet potatoe, female boxer, daily basis: Karen, I can t tell you if it s mange. She needs to go to the vet and get a skin scraping. It would be odd for a year old dog to have actual mange but it is possible. When a dog presents with skin issues you ve never seen before, it s always a good...

Boxers: mouthing, habbit, yelp
habbit, yelp, squeak: Hi Jayne, The good news is Duke is acting completely normal. :) It s an easy behavior to conquer with consistency. You ve hit the nail on the head...the behavior is continuing because Duke is getting the reaction. Lose the reaction, you ll eventually...

Boxers: New Meds now peeing in sleep, extreme allergic reaction, kennel cough
extreme allergic reaction, kennel cough, two puppies: Hey - don t be sorry. :) Sorry I got back to you later than I should have. Working nights, my schedule is sort of opposite everyone else. KC is essentially the same as an upper respiratory infection in humans. There are several strains...antibiotics...

Boxers: neurological, boxer breed, bulging disks
boxer breed, bulging disks, hind legs: Hi Michelle. It sounds like your girl may have Degenerative Myelopathy. I would have her checked for that if nothing else shows up, or isn t obviously wrong with her. She s at the right age. It effects the nervous system, and can cause problems with the hind...

Boxers: neutering, boxer pup, spaying and neutering
boxer pup, spaying and neutering, personal decision: Hi Tracy, That s really a personal decision that should be made after doing some research on the net. If you re in the USA, most vets neuter at about 7 months. If you re in the UK, most vets neuter at about 12 months. The difference is that in the...

Boxers: new boxer pup, hook worms, boxer pup
hook worms, boxer pup, heart murmur: Hi Toni, The only way that clearing up the hook worms will clear up the heart murmur is if the hook worms are so severe they have caused anemia, which, in turn, has caused the heart murmur. Because you brought your puppy home at 6 weeks, which is about...

Boxers: I got a new puppy, chicken soup for the pet lover, peanut butter sandwiches
chicken soup for the pet lover, peanut butter sandwiches, boxer puppy: Hi Nicole and congratulations on your new puppy!! If you could send me some photos of her (from the side, top and behind) I can tell you better how underweight she is. At 7 months old, Boxers are typically a bit gangly and ribby. They spend the first...

Boxers: nutrition, puppy lovers, organic dog food
puppy lovers, organic dog food, chicken soup for the puppy lovers soul: Hi Mikka, Actually, CS is one of the better foods. To answer your question, you re going to be hard pressed to find an organic food for the price you want to spend. Most organic foods run $1.50 to $2.00 a pound. They can also be difficult to find unless...

Boxers: Odor, food allergies, canidae
food allergies, canidae, skin irritations: Hi Mark, No, Boxers are not normally stinky, providing she s a full bred Boxer. Bassett Hounds are a bit odorous because they produce an oil in their skin...Boxers don t. You may want to have her skin scraped and tested for mange, staph or yeast just...

Boxers: Periodic craziness..., great dog, crazies
great dog, crazies, correct position: Hi Russell, Normal? Do Boxers do anything normally? lol It might not be a desired behavior but you re definitely not alone. Mine tend to go off in the house. One minute everything is peaceful, the next I have a racetrack in the house and up the furniture!...

Boxers: Poop-eating Boxer, male boxer, internal parasites
male boxer, internal parasites, digestible food: It sounds as though, from your description, Dash was never properly house-trained. Eating poop isn t something that should have been let go for this long but at least you re looking for answers now! You didn t say where you purchased Dash from...some dogs...

Boxers: Puppy Boxer Dominance, male boxer, male puppy
male boxer, male puppy, female boxer: Hi Victor, Congratulations on your new female (and on your old puppy). :) You don t mention how long ago you brought her home but keep in mind it may take upwards of about 4 weeks for a dog to settle into her new home. Her general personality may be...

Boxers: my prego boxer girl, vanilla ice cream, first pup
vanilla ice cream, first pup, mucus plug: You want to take mom to the vet about 24 hours after giving birth. That s just to make sure that there s no more placentas or puppies left in there. I m not for sure when your vet wants them in to have their tails and dewclaws done, some vets are different....

Boxers: puppy, puppy proof, puppy food
puppy proof, puppy food, wal mart: Hi Michael. Congrats on your new puppy! First of all, buy a crate for him. You can get them at Wal-Mart. Make sure it s not too big. Trust me, this is a wonderful thing. You can put him in it when you go to sleep, or if you go on a short trip during the day....