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The Boxer Club of Victoria is pleased to provide the following Help Services for all Boxers lovers.
Some services are free...others require a small charge to cover costs.


Payable to: The Secretary,
Boxer Association of Victoria Inc.
PO Box 309
Mount Martha
Vic 3934



1. Abandoned Dogs and Lost and Found
  1. Find a new owner for Boxers that have been abandoned into one of the various shelters or Pounds. If you know of an abandanded Boxer or are involved with a shelter or pound please fill out the ABANDONED DOGS FORM and submit it to the BAOV.

  2. Reunite a Boxer that has been lost or found, with his owners.

    Please fill in the details on our LOST AND FOUND FORM and send it to
    the address on the form.


  3. The above information will be posted onto our website at no cost.







2. Rehoming Service

Unfortunately sometimes people find themselves in situations, whereby they can no longer keep their Boxer, and call us hoping we may find them a new home, therefore we offer the following....

1. If you no longer feel you can keep your Boxer we can place your details on the website and anyone looking for a Boxer can contact you directly.

These Boxers are to be placed "Free to a Good Home" and no monetary exchange is to be made between the parties - except for the price of spaying an un-spayed female!

Please report any misuse of this service to the Secretary

A small donation would be appreciated to cover the cost of placing it on the site and any phone calls that need to be made. A photo can be included if required.
Cheques to be sent to... The Secetary, BAOV, Boxer Association of Victoria Inc. PO Box 309 Mount Martha Vic 3934


For the above service please fill in our BOXER REHOMING FORM


2. You are looking for a MATURE Boxer and have exhausted all possibilities of finding one that suits. We will place your name on the site for a period of one month and anyone looking to rehome an adult Boxer will be able to contact you directly.

For the above service please fill in our ADOPT a BOXER FORM

NB: The Boxer Association of Victoria takes no responsibility or liability for dogs or information obtained from these advertisements. We also reserve the right to refuse any person and or dog.






Please call 5988 4745or email The Secretary for more information

or in emergencies you can ring the Secretary
for Lost Dogs or Rescue!





If your enquiry is about choosing a puppy, please check out our
PUPPY BUYERS GUIDE before you buy.

Breeders can be found on our BREEDERS PAGE







3. Brochures

Most of your questions about Boxers can be found on this website, but if your specific question remains unanswered there may be literature available on your subject. If you EMAIL your request we will let you know if any are available, or if not, where you may be able to find your answer.






NEEDS OF A BOXER

A BOXER is a wonderful medium sized family dog.  He/she will be a great companion and friend to you and your children.  He is an active dog and WILL NEED VERY STRICT TRAINING for the first year of his life. This will require one training session a week for you and your family and 10 minutes a day reinforcement training. If you don't have the time for this training then do not get a Boxer!

He will enthusiastically welcome most people you invite into your home but can be very reserved if he feels distrustful of certain individuals. Therefore he will make an excellent watch dog, his looks and barking will scare off any intruder, although little do they know that he is a "pussy cat" at heart!

He can be stubborn and aggravating then turn around and delight and entertain you with his playful antics and exuberance for life. He will play gently with the young children, rough-house with the adults, then stand over you as if to say "come on you guys, I am just getting started".   You can hurt his feelings easily by the tone of your voice or by ignoring him.   Love him and your love will be returned ten fold.  Anyone who does not love a BOXER does not know a BOXER.

The BOXER is definitely NOT an "outdoor" breed!  If he would not be allowed to live in the house as part of your family you would be better to choose another more independent breed!  A BOXER does not have the coat needed for the cold winter and because of their shorter muzzle, they do not tolerate the heat of summer.   They must be protected from the elements, always. Besides, they would be broken hearted if they couldn't be with their people - sharing the sofa or easy chair and your nibbles, as you all watch TV in the evening.







NEW HOME WANTED
NB: All dogs placed through this site are "Free to a good home".

  • No pedigree to be made available with these dogs except if the dog or bitch is registered on the Limited register.
  • All dogs/bitches MUST be desexed, as all dogs are "Pet Only" and are not for breeding!
  • No money is to be charged except for spaying or neutering - if not previously desexed. (The relinquishing owner can withhold the cost of spaying or neutering if this is to be performed after transfer, but all money must be reimbursed upon veterinary proof.)
Please report any misuse of this service to the Secretary

Owners/Carer's Details
Sex/Colour & Age
Reason to Rehome
Other Details
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Urgent homes are required for the above dogs!

(NB: NO PUPPIES are to be sold through this resource!!)

Note to reliquishing owners: Please ensure that the person you are dealing with is a genuine Boxer lover and has the right conditions required to keep your dog happy and healthy.
  1. Ask them the questions on our Adopt a Boxer Form to help get to know the new prospective owner.
  2. Do not just have the person view the dog at your home, but insist that you visit their home and take the dog with you to see how it behaves in this new environment (children, other pets etc) and how the new prospective owner relates to the dog.
  3. Let them know the diet the dog has been kept on to avoid tummy upsets.
By taking these extra precautions you will help guarantee that this will be the last "Forever" home for your Boxer and he will be happy.





HOME AVAILABLE FOR MATURE BOXER
NB: All dogs placed through this site are "Free to a good home".

Note to relinquishing owners ....
  • No pedigree to be made available with these dogs except if the dog or bitch is registered on the Limited register.
  • All dogs/bitches MUST be desexed, as all dogs are "Pet Only" and are not for breeding!
  • No money is to be charged except for spaying or neutering - if not previously desexed. (The relinquishing owner can withhold the cost of spaying or neutering if this is to be performed after transfer, but all money must be reimbursed upon veterinary proof.)
Please report any misuse of this service to the Secretary

Latest Posts are First

Name / Location
Sex Required
Children/Work
Fences etc
Owned Before?
Nicole

Caulfield,Vic

Tel: 0410638902
Mobile: 0410638902
Either Sex

Will live and sleep inside the house
Teenagers

My Dad works from home
We have a pool that is full fenced, a concrete area and planted area, all which is securely fenced.
My father grew up with boxers, and so have I. Sadly Daisy passed away 2 years ago, and Riley had to be put down very recently. I don't know how to be without a dog, and no other breed has the same personality as a boxer. I believe that once a boxer owner, always a boxer owner.
Frank Kroenert

Lilydale

Tel: 97354898
Mobile: 0417 306 709

Email Me
Either Sex
Will spey or neuter

Will be allowed inside but sleep outside on covered patio
Someone is home 90 percent of time We are retired

Grandchildren visiting ofter
1550mm high paling fence
Walking companion
We have 5 grand children who love dogs especially Boxers
Kerrie Foulis

Kalorama (Montrose) Melb, VIC

Tel: 0397618065
Mobile: 0403839901

EMAIL ME
Either sex

Will live and sleep inside house
Currently have a parent home full time with 4yr old child.
Will be left outside for periods throughout the day to tend to the usual house hold duties, school drop offs, shopping, swimming lessons etc Depending on weather and dogs requirements dog could be left in or out side.
Partner works full time.
Fully Fenced half acre with a view and plenty of room to bound around. Our dog never struggled being in the yard. Visually Stimulated as always had a good platform (Deck) to keep his eyes on the yard. We have had many years experience with Boxers and understand their needs and requirements. My Partner has grown up with boxers all his life. We have had full ownership of 2 Boxers and contact with many others.

We have just recently lost our much loved Boxer Jack of 8yrs. He was adopted through BAOV at 3 and has brought our family much joy. We even have Grand Parents who are happy to have a boxer when we are on holidays (they are boxer crazy).
Ideally looking for around a 3yr old however willing to consider all ages if a good match for our family.
Louise Brown

Gruyere, Victoria

Telephone: 0359649136
Mobile: 0434972876

Email Me
Female
Speyed.
Will sleep inside
Children, over 8 years

My husband works full time, and I work part time. We recently lost one of our boxers. We have always kept 2-3 boxers at a time.
Yes approximately 1.5 acres of fenced garden
We've kept boxers for 15 years and love them dearly. We recently lost one of our boxers but still have one. Zac our boxer has never been an only dog and is lost without the company of other boxers. He has not been desexed thus our preference for a desexed mature female for company.
Sarah

Pakenham

Telephone: 03 5940 4291

Email Me
Male

Will Neuter if not already

Will be inside and sleep inside
I have a cat that is 10 months old

No Children
Fully fenced
We have had a boxer that passed away about twelve months ago and feel that it is time for another.

We would love to give a boxer a loving home.

Please contact the above if you have a mature Boxer that needs a new home!
Please ensure that this dog is spayed or neutered!

(NB: NO PUPPIES are to be sold through this resource!!)





LOST DOGS
Owners/Carers name
Area
Age/Sex/Colour
Details
Photo
 
 
 
 
 





LOST AND FOUND DOGS
Persons name
Area lost/found
Age/sex/colour
Collar or
Micro Chip
Other Details
Photo
 
 
 
 
 
 





SHELTERS & ABANDONED DOGS/NEW HOME NEEDED
Shelter/Carer's Details
Sex/Colour & Age
Reason (if known)
Other Details
Photo
         


The dogs in Shelters are health checked and spayed or neutered before release....
Approximate cost - up to $300   Urgent Homes are required for the above dogs!


(* Some of these dogs have been released from a Center to save their lives,
and are being cared for by club members until a new home can be found.)






Overseas Rescue Contact Information

Arrow  Boxer Rescue (Canada)
Arrow  Boxer Rescue (Ontario, Cananda)
Arrow  Boxer Rescue (USA)
Arrow  Boxer Rescue (UK)







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