We have members active in 

Conformation, Agility, Rally, Obedience, Herding, Tracking, Lure Coursing, Barn Hunt, IPO (Schutzhund), Therapy Dogs, and Freestyle


We are Proud that our members abide by the Code of Ethics set forth by our parent club the American Boxer Club

The American Boxer Club encourages that all Boxer dogs used in a breeding program be tested

ABC Health & Research Committee

Use and interpretation of tests should be in consultation with your veterinarian or veterinary specialist. These guidelines will be updated as further knowledge is gained.

Condition Tested Test Used Minimum Age Frequency Reported As
Hip/Elbow Dysplasia Radiograph
2 years
6 mos.
OFA# or
Hypothyroidism Thyroid Panel2 2 years Annually for Breeding date tested**
Aortic Valve Disease Auscultation / Doppler1 None None date tested**
AS / SAS Auscultation & Doppler Echocardiogram1 24 mos. 1 Once by Echo date tested**
Boxer Cardiomyopathy1 Holter Monitor 12 mos. Annually for Breeding date tested**
(ARVC Only)
DNA None Once A/A, A/N, N/N
Degenerative Myelopathy
DNA None Once A/A, A/N, N/N


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