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Rimley - Boxer / Plott Hound (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Boxer Dog For Adoption in Thomasville, NC, USA

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Date Listed: 12/09/2016
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Organization Name: Ruff Love Foster Care and Dog Rescue
Location: Thomasville, NC
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Breed: Boxer
Gender: Female Female
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Rimley

Age: Young
Color/Markings: Brindle
Size at Maturity: Medium
Availability Date: 12/09/2016
Location: Thomasville, NC 27361
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Tags: Boxer Dog For Adoption in Thomasville, NC, USA

Boxer Dog For Adoption in Thomasville, NC, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Likes to Vocalize Some
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
Energy Level Moderate
Activity Level Moderately Active
Exercise Needs Moderate
Fence Required Not Required
Obedience Training Needs Training
Owner Experience Required None
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Boxer / Plott Hound (short coat). Rimley is a happy girl who just likes to have fun. She is still a bit of a puppy and loves to play chase and fetch a ball. She was found as a neighborhood stray and the finding family has been fostering her but really know she deserves her own family. Rimley is about a year old and weighs about 40lbs. Her leash manners are improving everyday and she is eager to learn.~~Adoption fee is $200. All vetting is up to date. Microchipped and spayed. Also on flea/tick and heartworm preventative. Visit www.ruffloverescue.com/adopt to make this pup a member of your family

Boxer

A.K.A. : German Boxer, Deutscher Boxer
Overview: The Boxer is surprisingly good with children. This breed has a playful nature, yet is patient and intelligent. With early training, a Boxer can provide a strong and watchful companion to all family members.
Breed Group: Working
Weight (lbs): male: 65-80, female: 50-65
Height (in): male: 22.5-25, female: 21-23.5
Colors: Fawn and brindle, both with or without white flashing and black mask.
Coat: White should not cover more than a third of the dog. Coat is short and smooth.
Character: Boxers tend to be very friendly and intelligent dogs. They bond very closely with their family.
Temperament: The breed gets along especially well with children. They also can get along well with most other dogs and household pets. They can be naturally inclined to protect a family from intruders.
Care: The Boxer can get by with an occasional good brushing.
Training: This breed needs special consideration in training to not jump on people, but it learns quickly. A consistent effort will pay off during training.
Activity: The Boxer requires a lot of exercise, including long walks and playing in the yard.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed has some major concerns such as cardiomyopathy, sub-aortic stenosis, and hip dysplasia. They are occasionally prone to epilepsy and, in later years, may be prone to tumors. They have a tendency toward allergies and heart problems.
Life Expectancy: 8-10

More About Boxer Breed
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