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  1. Thatcher

    Strange stomach noises?

    Thatcher has always had a sensitive stomach but today I heard some strange gurgling sounds in it. She didn't eat all of her breakfast and is a little more lethargic but did keep up with me on a 3 mile leashed walk. Her poop was solid. I did let her chew on a bully stick last night which she...
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    Torn ACL - surgery?

    It is (sadly) official, my 3 year old tore her ACL. I have heard from owners who have tried the 2 most popular surgeries (suture and TPLO), but I am curious to hear from people who have opted NOT to have surgery. She tore her ACL in late December and she was on rimadyl for 5 days. Since the...
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    Muscle sprain on hind leg

    I brought my 3-year old Thatcher home for the holidays where she has a big yard to run around in (and she runs like mad). I noticed that she started carrying her left hind leg up a bit and over the next few hours she doesn't want to stand on it at all. It is so depressing seeing her quiet and in...
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    My female boxer doesn't seem to like children

    Thatcher is a little over a year and doesn't seem to like children. She does a low growl when one approaches and I have to intervene (saying No!, body blocking, etc). I have tried giving kids treats to give to her (never putting anyone in danger, but hoping she would associate treats with kids)...
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    Hello, nice to virtually be here ...

    I have been checking out the boxerworld forums for a while (or at least since I got my boxer, Thatcher) and have been totally pleased with the information shared. I figured that instead of "listening in" unannounced, I would make for a better boxer neighbor by joining you all. Thanks! Fiona