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    Puppy is growling at me!

    Cheers Tulsa-Dan, I'll have a look at those books.
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    Puppy is growling at me!

    Dan, thanks for your reply. You should know, as it's relevant, I don't hit my kids, in front of the dog or not;maybe you got the wrong impression! What you say makes sense, but this is the 1st time I have heard of this concept of not disciplining kids in front of the family dog: Surely, with...
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    Puppy is growling at me!

    Ok, this is a problem that we knew might happen before we decided to get a boxer, but now that it's here I don't know how to deal with it... My 7 week old puppy growls at me when I tell my kids off! I know boxers have a protective nature, and in many ways I'm pleased, as I know my family will be...
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    Bentley's here!!!

    Thanks guys Thank you everyone, we're doing fine, Bentley's settling in brilliantly. He's still a little off his food due to missing mum, but he otherwise seems great. He is getting plenty of sleep (unlike me LOL) and plenty of loves... He is SUCH a bold little guy, there's this staffy bull...
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    Bentley's here!!!

    Our 7 week old puppy has arrived! His name is Bentley, he's a red & flashy bundle of happiness, poop and teeth... Going to get some pictures tonight to show you guys. Had a good first night, he hardly moaned at all, went out 3 times, no messes this morning... He is so beautiful, and really laid...
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    Biting - REALLY confused...

    thanks... I now know what 'soft biting' is... This sounds good! You guys have been through this mill before, and I appreciate you sharing your experiences with me... My wife read your replies, and mentioned how we already employ this kind of philosophy with our 18-month-old boy... Play is...
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    Biting - REALLY confused...

    Our boxer puppy is going to be arriving in his new home in 5 weeks, and I have been researching the best ways of training him. I have found books and info which echo my feelings; don't go rough, be firm and friendly in the right places, and LOTS of reward. I'm just confused now:confused: - here...
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    Does my puppy have sleep apnea?

    Hi JenBo! You must be worried, but it's probably not a major issue... Take Heidi to the vets if you're still concerned, or episodes of this get longer, but to put your mind at rest, there are likely few dangers if - Heidi is not turning blue (check inside lips or on tongue), she is not...
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    Vaccinations...

    Ooops... Wrong forum:confused: :o
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    Vaccinations...

    Can anyone tell me, what vaccinations are best for my future boxer pup; I have heard that some are not suitable... 39 days till he comes to his new home, and I want to be prepared.
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    Hiya!

    Best Underware? Lol... :lol: Yes, friendly people, and willing to listen to tales of joy and sadness... Sorry Lori b about your undergarments, baby boys do similar things:D :o
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    Viscious???

    Tell your husband he can relax... It took us much searching to find the ideal breed for us. We need a dog that is friendly, loyal, energetic, affectionate but no pushover, but above all, good with kids! Me and my wife have 4, including an 18 month old. Boxers are renowned for being good with...
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    Hiya!

    thank you! Thanks everyone for the warm welcome... It's great to know that my wife and I aren't the only ones madly in love with the boxer breed:) ! Possible names for our future baby boy pup are 'Murphy' and 'Tyson', at least that's me and my wife's shortlist... Each of the kids has his/her...
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    Hiya!

    Will post pics as soon as I can find a 'digital camera' for this antique PC, and when I figure how to work it:o ...Look forward to chatting with you about these incredible dogs... :) Take care, and speak again soon
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    Hiya!

    Hello out there... I'd just like to say, I really didn't intend to start chatting with you guys, me being a bit new to the www, but people here seem friendly and level-headed:cool: . Soon to be a boxer owner for the 1st time!!! Very excited about our new addition to the family, and thought I'd...
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