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I agree with everyone else. I'd pass on that breeder as well. I got pretty lucky when I was searching for Logan's breeder. I found them relatively quick. They were great people, they show their dogs, they do the health testing, etc. The only downside is that I live in New Hampshire and they lived in Arizona. That wasn't really a problem though because we were able to fly Logan into our local airport. What I'm trying to say is that you shouldn't be afraid to reach out to breeders outside of Florida. Sure it's ideal to have them in the same state, the closer the better, but you may find the right breeder a little further away. :)

Have you tried to do a Google search for "health tested boxer puppies"? You should get a decent list by doing that. Good luck!!
I agree 100% with this. I too had my boy flown to me. OK to NY.

Here is a list of breeders all over:
(note the list may be outdated some may be breeding some may not but it's up to you to contact them and be sure to ask about health tests)

Links - American Boxer Breeders
 

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I agree my next pup WILL be from a reputable breeder I have two rescues and while I dont regret either of them they both have issues my male cant handle a " normal" level of protein and my sweet girl has epilepsy neither is cheap Boo has to be on meds the rest of her life at $30 a month and Budda has to eat "crap" food so he doesnt get sick and since mine share EVERYTHING so do my girlys while I do supplement them with raw treats he cant have any and pouts health tested is the only way to go !
 

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Well I dont want to jinx it but I think we found a pup. Just wanted to thank everyone for their input and advice. This is a great site and will update with pics when we finally pick up our new family member! Puppy isnt born yet but we are on the list and we know he right pup will find us! Thanks again everyone!
 

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:sorry: Guess that's what I get for speed reading! Didn't even see you posted the link :chair: :ROTFLMAO:
Nah I was just breaking chops lol. I've been known to be a bit of a joker sometimes

Well I dont want to jinx it but I think we found a pup. Just wanted to thank everyone for their input and advice. This is a great site and will update with pics when we finally pick up our new family member! Puppy isnt born yet but we are on the list and we know he right pup will find us! Thanks again everyone!
AWESOME!!!! Congratulations on the possible new addition. Also can't wait to see pics.
 

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Tamaron kennels in Orlando. Very nice woman named Joi. Takes great care of her dogs. Does every health test imaginable and really cares where her babies go. Couldn't be happier and very excited to bring our guy home!
 

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Tamaron kennels in Orlando. Very nice woman named Joi. Takes great care of her dogs. Does every health test imaginable and really cares where her babies go. Couldn't be happier and very excited to bring our guy home!
Awesome!! Great news:) congrats again on Titan, he's gorgeous.
 

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Autumn Springs Boxers

I recently purchased a beautiful brindle female from Autumn Springs Boxers. However, the puppy died four days later, I was devastated. I visited the breeder three times before adopting the pup, to visit and see her grow. No doubt they have beautiful dogs. She appeared to be the smallest in the litter and I was told they considered keeping her to breed. When I brought her home she was a normal seemingly healthy puppy. On the fourth day after eating and voiding as usual, she suddenly became lethargic, vomited and anemic. I took her to the vet and within 12 hours she passed away. The vet tested for intestinal blockage, toxins, parvo etc but everything came up negative. Her heart rate was over 200 beats per minute and before she went into cardiac arrest it was over 300. It was a crushing, excruciating blow; she was already my baby. I contacted the breeder (Autumn Springs) who immediately reminded me that I did not take her to the vet within 2 days of purchase as required by the contract. I purchased her on Saturday and took her to the vet on Wednesday. He had her at his vet on the Friday before I picked her up and presented me with a health certificate. He told me I would have to pay for the necropsy (I just spent $2000 on her emergency care) and he wanted his vet to perform the necropsy, not mine. He chastised me because I had not consistently kept her in a crate alluding I was responsible for her death somehow although I was home with her at all times and kept her safe. He stated "you're getting upset over nothing". I asked if he would replace my puppy if I agreed to let his vet perform the necropsy, he said no, not until he could determine the reason for her death- adding: you didn't take her to the vet within two days so her guarantee was void. He was under contract to breed the mother again and needed the necropsy info in case it was congenital. It was strictly business. I have not heard from him since. I wanted to share my experience in case anyone out there is considering buying from Autumn Springs Boxers.
 

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I wanted to share what I've learned since the death of my puppy from Autumn Springs Boxers. Take the contract you sign very seriously. Review your contract to see what requirement there is for you taking your new pup to a vet. Autumn Springs requires that you take your new puppy to the vet within 2 days or the entire contract is void even if the death was a result of a congenital problem. Many breeders have lengthier standards and do not void the contract based simply on your puppy's first vet visit with you. A breeder in Orlando will assist financially with the necropsy should your puppy die, will not breed further until results are known and will replace the puppy no matter the circumstance if the death was congenital. Check to see who is responsible for paying for the necropsy; many breeders will split that cost with you. Be wary if the breeder will not help pay for the necropsy and demands you use their vet. Autumn Springs advertises puppies on their website with a list price; if and when the puppy is sold the list price remains with "SOLD" next to it even if the puppy did not sell for that amount. Some sell for quite a bit less than list price, but that price is not listed. This breeder is still under contract to breed the mother of my puppy who died without knowing if the death was a result of a congenital condition and was not willing to assist financially in that process. Money does seem to be the driving force for this breeder not the quality or health of the stock.
 
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