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Are Boxers Easy To Train? No. But..

While Boxers aren’t necessarily easy-to-train dogs, it’s not through any lack of intelligence. Your Boxer has the potential to excel at obedience tasks and can certainly learn to be a well-behaved member of the family. Perhaps moreso than with less characterful dogs, training a Boxer is about finding methods that work for the breed, and …

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12 Causes Of Aggression In Boxers (And What To Do About It)

Aggression is not usually a problem in Boxers, at least no moreso than with any other breed. This doesn’t mean all Boxers are guaranteed to be automatically placid in every situation. Boxers were originally bred as fighting, hunting and guard dogs and so they have within their DNA the capacity to be aggressive. As with …

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13 Reasons Why Your Boxer Is Hyper

Boxers are excitable dogs, so much so that some owners regard them as “hyperactive”. There is a difference, though, between a Boxer that is full of beans and a Boxer that is out of control. If your Boxer is jumping up on people or pulling on the leash during walks, you may well be dealing …

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Top 10 Worst Toys For A Boxer

Boxers are ultra playful dogs. They are great improvisers and don’t need fancy toys to make a game of things. All the same, your Boxer will appreciate a well chosen toy. When picking toys for your Boxer, avoid toys that are: toxic swallowable non-mentally stimulating non-physically stimulating non-interactive agitating or crazy-making rough on the mouth …

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How To Train A Boxer Puppy To Sit

Teaching your puppy to sit is one of the easier things you’ll do as a Boxer owner. All that’s required to train a Boxer puppy to sit on cue is to first name the behavior whenever it happens … and then reward your puppy once she starts offering a sit in response to the command. …

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How To Choose The Best Harness For A Boxer

When teaching your rambunctious Boxer to walk on a leash without pulling like a maniac, three things are essential. Patience. Treats. And the right kind of harness. The most effective harness for training a Boxer to walk calmly on the leash is a front-attaching, no-pull harness. Choosing the correct harness is important, because different designs …

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How To Stop A Boxer From Barking

If your Boxer is barking inappropriately, it’s usually a sign one or more of his needs are not being met. You can stop a Boxer nuisance barking by: providing more physical exercise increasing his mental stimulation giving him something better to do (like chew a raw meaty bone) teaching a “Speak” command paired with a …

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