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Hello I know boxers come in all shapes and sizes but I just want to make sure my puppy is on the right path. I bought a female boxer who had worms and is still be treated although her fecal test came back negative . She is currently 16 inches tall and 23 pounds at 4 months of age.ShouId I be concerned the vet said nothing
 

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I would guess the Vet would have said something if they felt the dog was underweight, she looks ok to me. Boxers go thru several growth spurts as they grow and sometimes it will look like they have a big head then the opposite so she will grow until at least two years old. When a dog is severely underweight their hip bones will be visible and ribs prominate and back bone your dog looks fine to me.
 

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I would guess the Vet would have said something if they felt the dog was underweight, she looks ok to me. Boxers go thru several growth spurts as they grow and sometimes it will look like they have a big head then the opposite so she will grow until at least two years old. When a dog is severely underweight their hip bones will be visible and ribs prominate and back bone your dog looks fine to me.
The vet was saying she didn’t think her scale was accurate but I weighed her and she’s was the same weight 🤷‍♀️when I researched the boxer weight charts they say she should be 30 pounds so that concerned me BUT boxer owners know more than a basic chart so thank you for your reply 😃
 

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Yes those weight charts and generalizations about what a Boxer “should” weigh are not always accurate, like when you go to purchase a dog coat you will find those “should” statements too they just aren’t always true. I would just go by her body condition which looks fine from here as long as the Vet didn’t say anything I wouldn’t be too worried just enjoy your pup make sure she’s eating properly
 

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Oh well first she looks fine anyway. And second it;s a "Boxer and she is a "Girl!" Now i don't know how a "Boxer Male is?" But I have a Boxer and my first Boxer/Pit Female. And I would say if they are still hungry after a meal .... they will let you know! IF it's a stainless steel feeding bowl ... they will fill it over, they want more? Or they will bring it to you ... if they want to!

And with my Struddell, we had a 5 gallon, water tank if that thing was empty ...and I took no notice?? She'd knock that thing on it's it's side! As in perhaps he will notice this?? Your dog look's fine and if she want's more ... "she will let you know!" Welcome Aboard. :)
 

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As long as she is of good weight/body condition, I wouldn’t worry about how she compares to others.

I have some girls that are 55lbs and other girls that are 75lbs. Some shorties and some that think they are giraffes.

Your girl is petite.. we jokingly call those pocket boxers 🤣
 
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