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Keep Your Boxer Fit Enough To Avoid Chewing

Nov 20, 2007
Boxer dogs, by nature, are very energetic and playful. They have all the vitality of life in their body structures and this allows them to exert a very strong personality among other breed of dogs. Though boxer dogs do have a strong body built, this doesn't prevent them from mingling and socializing with their human friends and other dogs as well. They have a very fun disposition and views in life that's why they are a good breed of dogs and a good choice as pet, nevertheless.

A typical day of a boxer dog consists of two meals a day, walks in the park, exercises and excessive socialization with other human friends other than the dog's main man. In terms of training and obedience, this breed passes with flying colors. They are the intelligent breed which makes them easy to obey whatever that is taught without any hesitations on their part. They also are very much willing to accomplish a day's work with so much eagerness. It just takes a lot of perseverance to have this kind of dog exposed to everything that is wonderful and soon, their natural way of adapting to their surroundings will surface.

But boxer dogs doesn't always live a life of vitality; they too, experience bad days and even get sick. Since a boxers' basic needs are a set of nutritional food, water and exercise in a lush green garden; depriving them of any of these mentioned elements can cause their health to falter. In terms of food regulation, boxers; compared to other breed of dogs doesn't just eat all the time. You can ensure your boxer's good health condition by simply preventing him from overfeeding. Once or twice of your boxer's lifetime; they may experience sickness and for this; don't forget to give them fresh water all the time. Also, when your boxer gets better, wait for couple of days before letting him out to mingle with other breed of dogs.

Another thing that you should look out for is the changing weather conditions. Excessive heat or cold can cause health problems to your dog, so do the best you can not to expose them to extreme weather conditions. If this is the case, you would have to forgo the usual walks in the park with your boxer and schedule it some other time.

If there is anything you would love about having a boxer dog for a pet in the house is their natural likes for having you around where they can see you. A boxer dog is typically fond of humans and they have a special way of listening and cheering you up on your sad days. As for meeting strangers, a boxer can easily tell if a friendly stranger is to be trusted or is just faking it. They can communicate freely with you and just sits with you during your most quiet moments.

Boxers also have an annoying habit.

All dogs have their cute moments and days when you just cant seem to get upset at them. But when their young, boxers most especially; have a habit of biting almost anything that they come across with. Though this is a natural ability and way how they response to their surroundings, it's better that you keep them company while they are out and about as they explore their surroundings. Never let them out unsupervised. The thing with boxer puppies is that they could get too curious which could lead harm to themselves or to others.

Put them to safety.

When you can't keep your eyes on your puppy or puppies; be sure to put them in a crate. Put toys as well so they don't get bored easily. There is a possibility though, that even on toys, boxer dogs will continue to bite and it may not be as pleasant as biting is seems, they may take biting to the next level which, could mean that biting arms, hands, feet and even chewing on your bare skin could become a habit.

Never yell at your dog.

Since boxer dogs are an intelligent breed, you can train them early on about when to bite and when not to. The key is for you not to scold and yell at them when they continue to chew or bite other things aside from what is given to them. Make sure that you are firm in letting them understand that there are different ways of biting. Simply stop playing with them or return your boxer dog to his crate when he starts his biting habit. Do this repetitively and when he is already able to get an idea of what you are trying to do, praise him. Any dog, when praised loves to obey just to hear you praise them again.
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