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The ShowBoxer-L was created to provide a forum for the discussion of issues that are relevant to the responsible breeding, and conformation showing of Boxer dogs. Any topic or question that fits this description is welcome here. This could include (but is not limited to) discussions about the Boxer standard, cropping/docking, contracts (puppy sales, stud service, etc.), handling, show brags, health testing, temperament evaluation, and so on. Since temperament and working ability are of interest to many responsible Boxer breeders, discussion about obedience and other performance events is welcome here.

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