Finally ready to take the next step and purchase a Boxer puppy of your own? Well this article will help you with finding a good dog breeder and prepare you for the whole process.
If you are also interested in adopting a Boxer then be sure to take a look at Boxer Adoption – Explained.
Finding Boxer puppies for sale is not as hard as you might think. You just need to spend a little bit of time looking around before you decide on which breeder you will go with. Try checking out the following places:
If you want to purchase a healthy and well-tempered Boxer puppy then you have to find a reputable breeder. By reputable breeder I mean someone who will:
Expect these breeders to ask you a lot of questions to make sure their puppies are going to a good home. They won’t give up their puppies as easily as some of the other guys, but that’s a really good sign that they care about their dogs.
Greedy and sleazy people always find a way to profit off people’s emotion, and what could be more emotional than bringing home an adorable puppy. So you must be careful when buying a Boxer puppy to avoid puppy mills, backyard breeders and people who care just about the money and not the dogs.
Puppy mills will breed as many puppies in as short amount of time as possible just to make a quick buck. It’s not uncommon for them to breed several dog breeds multiple times per year. This allows them to operate their “business” all year long. The health and wellbeing of their dogs is often sacrificed to save on costs and increase profit.
Signs to look for
Looking for these simple signs when choosing a Boxer dog breeder will help you separate the good apples from the bad.
Don’t be scared to ask the breeder any questions you might have about their puppies, the purchasing process or anything else that’s on your mind. A good breeder will probably end up asking you more questions anyway.
Here is a list of some questions you should ask a breeder before you purchase a Boxer puppy from them:
Of course there are more questions you could ask the breeder, but these should give you a general idea of what to look for.