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Boxer

 

 

Inside every Newfoundland, Boxer, Elkhound and Great Dane is a puppy longing to climb on to your lap.
- Hellen Thomson


Boxer puppies

Erlastyn pups

Boxer adult
Champagne's Wish of Kellaney
"Kashi" 


D
eveloped at the end of the nineteenth century in Munich, Germany, the Boxer is the result of crossing a mastiff-type breed with the English Bulldog.  

He was created as a smaller sized security dog but was also once used for fighting and bull baiting. 

Over the years the Boxer has become a loyal, affectionate pet and a fearless guard dog.

Standing up to 24 inches at the shoulder, the Boxer is a medium-sized, strong, and agile dog with a short, smooth coat. He may be any shade of fawn or brindle with white markings. He is a "people dog" and social, and is not happy for long periods alone.

The adult shown above is an example of the European standard of Boxer. New legislation forbids the cropping of tails and ears.

This breed is exuberant, energetic, and active, and therefore should have a fenced yard to play in, but will be fine in a city environment if walked daily. While he is playful, affectionate, and friendly, the Boxer is also headstrong and high-energy. He should be socialized from an early age and will benefit from obedience training.

The Boxer is very intelligent and this, coupled with his dynamic personality, can make training interesting. He must have a patient master who will persist with the training even when he's at his most frustrating!

 

 
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Clubs and Organizations

Boxer Club of Canada Inc.

Alberta Boxer Club

Northern Ontario Boxer Club

Boxer Club of Western Ontario

York Region Boxers Club
 
 
 
 

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Photos displayed above courtesy of:
Shalah Nelson, Erlastyn European Boxers
Alberta




Alberta 

Kennel/Website

Thea Dymott
RR#3
High River, AB   T1V 1N3
(403) 652-2381
Email:
nubyu@platinum.ca

NuBYU Reg'd


Crystal McFarlane
Box 848
Lamont, AB  T0B 2R0
(780) 895-2450
Email:
paradigmboxers@hotmail.com

Boxers
Paradigm Boxers


Shalah Nelson
Drayton Valley, AB   T7A 1R7 
(780) 621-7941 
Email:
shalah@erlastyn.com 

Erlastyn European Boxers

 

Saskatchewan

Kennel/Website

Jean and Darwin Hayes
Punnichy, SK  S0A 3C0
(306) 835-2425
Email:
eclipseboxers@xplornet.com

Eclipse Reg'd

 

Ontario

Kennel/Website

Tracy Gault
Hamilton, ON
(905) 543-0150

Gault's


Rhoda, Wally and Kyle Ace
6109 Main Street
Osgoode, ON   K0A 2W0
(613) 795-1167
Email:  
tickitbou@theacefamily.com

Tickitbou Reg'd

 

 
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Rescue


Boxer Club of Canada Rescue

Boxer Rescue Canada
Gail Wittebrood, BC  (250) 747-1987
Marta Nettelfield, AB  (780) 338-2573

Winnipeg Boxer Rescue

Boxer Rescue Ontario
Kathy Blundell, (905) 571-5795

Boxer Rescue Quebec
Crystal Ryan

Without Borders Boxer Rescue (BC/AB)
Chantelle Yates
 
Heather
 

 

 

Did you know?


Boxers were named 
for the way they play.  At the beginning of play with another dog, a Boxer will stand on his hind legs and 'box' using his front paws.

 

 
 

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