Companionship - Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums
Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums
Go Back   Boxer Forum : Boxer Breed Dog Forums > All About Our Favorite Breed > General Boxer Forum is the premier Boxer Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-07-2013, 08:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
Intermediate User
danee34's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 53
Default Companionship

I have been wanting to get another boxer for a little while now. I have a 4 year old female now. My question is this, she has been the only dog for a while now and is insanely spoiled, she also loves to chew things up when we leave her alone, would getting another one keep her from being lonely or would it create a jealousy problem?

Sent from my iPhone using Free App
danee34 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 01-07-2013, 04:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
BoxerForums Addict
Mom2Jax&Bay's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: East Houston area
Posts: 3,046

Yes it would help her from being lonely. 2 are better then one..LOL The chewing problem can be fixed by crating her if you arent already.

When you choose the new boxer have them meet first. Take it very slow and do it on a neutral ground. As for jealousy, it doesn;t always mean bad things. My Jaxon hates me loving on Baylee but all he does is grumble and whine and try to push her out of the way. I correct the behavior each time. But he still does it. With people, dogs anything that wants my attention even if he isn't wanting it right then.

Good luck and check into rescue please.
Owned by Jaxon- Flashy Fawn docked and natural 11/21/09 and Baylee- Fawn docked and cropped (kind of) 4/07/09 Rescue

Lone Star Boxer Rescue volunteer since 2010

Mom2Jax&Bay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2013, 05:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
Experienced User
2 wiggle butts's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Modesto California
Posts: 185

My female was a only dog for a year an half am very spoiled we got Archie an you can't keep the two of them apart o think two is the way to go
2 wiggle butts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2013, 01:34 PM   #4 (permalink)
Super User
Doggiedose's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,438

I agree with the others. My two love each other and are often together. Jasper acts a bit jealous at times, but that means that he barks and tries to muscle his way in (which he also does when my husband and I hug each other). He doesn't do anything to Lexi, and he's quite concerned for her whenever we're at the vet and they're examining her. They love to play together and I love watching them play - makes me laugh, and after watching them together I realized that I was no match for a boxer companion when it comes to playing with either of them.

I don't know a lot about this as I have a male and a female, but some people have cautioned against having two females together (though some have had females together and be completely fine).

Doggiedose is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:22 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Basset Hound Forum Doberman Forum Golden Retriever Forum Beagle Forum
Boxer Forum Dog Forum Pit Bull Forum Poodle Forum
Bulldog Forum Fish Forum Havanese Forum Maltese Forum
Cat Forum German Shepherd Forum Labradoodle Forum Yorkie Forum Hedgehog Forum
Chihuahua Forum Retriever Breeds Cichlid Forum Dart Frog Forum Mice Breeder Forum