Looking for Boxer puppies for sale?

Finding a quality boxer puppy for sale can be a real challenge, especially if you are looking for a dog that stands a chance of living more than the current US average of 8 years. Many times I have been asked why boxers die so young. If we take a look at how boxers are bred here in the US versus how they are bred in European countries, it might lend some light on the answer. Here in the United States great emphasis has been put into producing a dog that is beautiful, elegant and refined. Often times a great deal of planning goes into trying to produce litters with lots of “flash” – the white markings that offer such a beautiful contrast to an otherwise plain fawn or brindle coat. That is what the puppy buying population here in the US is looking for, so that is what is produced. There is very little consideration given to the level of intelligence that is being bred into a litter. Appearance is the prime consideration and even in the AKC show ring, judges evaluate everything from the color of a dog’s eyes, to alignment of the front teeth and everything in between, but sadly – there is no routine scoring system to gauge the dog’s intelligence or working ability. Also, the judge’s evaluation of the individual dog does not become a part of the dog’s registration records. The only thing that does is any points the dog may earn toward their championship status. In Europe things are much different. Top breeders are very aware that the Boxer is first and...