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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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Should Boxers Eat Grain-Free Food?

Confusion surrounds the topic of grain-free dog food, which used to be associated with higher quality products but which more recently came under investigation by the FDA for a potential link with the heart condition dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Boxer owners are understandably concerned about this, given DCM — enlargement of the heart that can be …

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Boxer Dog Cancer: 7 Ways Owners Can Lower The Risk

Boxers are referred to by some vets as “cancer factories” but it’s not a foregone conclusion that your Boxer will develop this disease. Enough is understood about the causes of cancer that owners can take steps to protect their dogs. Boxer owners can avoid many known cancer risk factors if they: feed a raw, natural …

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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 Tips For Keeping A Boxer Cool

You will have noticed that your Boxer really feels the heat. Dogs sweat through the paw pads and by panting. The Boxer’s brachycephalic (short-nosed) head packs all the same nasal structures into a much more compact space than in dogs with longer noses. As a result, some Boxers can find it harder to regulate their …

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Boxer Gear

These products delight us. We know this gear is good because we personally use it in our daily life. Each and every item that makes our list has been roadtested by Shiva and is guaranteed Boxer appropriate.