Name of Kennel / Prefix / Affix:
What age were you and how did you become involved in the world of Dogs ?
12 years old
What Breeds of Dogs have you had over the years ?
What Breeds of Dogs have you got now ?
What would you consider to be your main Breed and the one people associate you with?
What attracted you to this breed ?
Their full of life fun character and their beautiful expression
What advice would you offer to anybody that is interested in becoming an owner of this Breed ?
Contact your local breed club to find a reputable breeder. Ensure that both parents of your pup are health tested especially heart scored clear. Buy some books about the breed and have everything ready for the pups arrival. I would definitely recommend crate training for your Boxer puppy.
Does the Breed have any specific requirements by way of exercise & grooming ?
Requires a good deal of exercise
Does the Breed have any specific health tests that should be done before a Dog or bitch is used at stud or bred from ?
They certainly should be heart tested. Some breeders also hip score.
Finally, how would you sum up the characteristics of this breed and what type of household would they best be suited too ?
The Boxer is a strong medium sized dog, lively, strong, loyal with a guarding instinct, fun loving, biddable fearless. They make a great companion or family pet.
If you are looking for a reputable breeder of Boxers check out our Breeders List. If you can’t find what you are looking for there, check out our classified section or send us an email & we will put you in contact with a reputable breeder of boxer dogs in Ireland.