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 Adopt A Boxer Rescue
PO BOX 270551 West Hartford, CT 06127

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Intake Info
Located in PA 
Sold at auction
FA #1
Tag #
4 Yrs
(Birthday unknown)
80 lbs
Natural ears
Docked tail
Reported good with other dogs
No history with cats
Stray or no history - Kids 8 or older


Tank is doing great at his foster home and healing well from his neuter surgery.  He is a very sweet and loving boy.  Tank is learning all about the good life inside of a home with a family.  He would do best in a forever home with another dog and a fenced yard. 


Tank is adjusting well at his foster home.  He was recently neutered and is now up to date on all vet care.  Tank was recently introduced to the female boxer in his foster home, and introductions went really well.  Apply today for this handsome boy! 

8/10/16 -

One of the largest puppy mills in Missouri disbanded (due to violations of their puppy stores in NJ/NY) and all dogs on the mill property were auctioned off.  We discovered that there would be eight boxers in this auction.  AABR was able to partner with "For the Love of a Boxer Rescue & Sanctuary" to save all of the boxers at this dispersal auction, which prevented them from being purchased by another puppy mill.  Tank is the only male boxer and he just turned 4 yrs old.  He will be transported to Pennsylvania this weekend, along with three other female boxers.  We will update Tank's page once his foster family learns more about him. 

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Message for Give a Dog A Name:

In loving memory of my sweet boy, Tank (AKA Buck, adopted August 2012), who was truly a gentle soul.

Beckie Morrison


If you are interested in adopting this dog, please first read our Adoption Procedure, by clicking on the link at the top of this page, then fill out an online application.

Boxers and Applicants are not matched on a first come, first served basis. Not all applications are approved. On average, it takes between a week and 3 months to adopt a Rescue Boxer to an approved applicant, depending on your personal circumstances and flexibility.  

Not every home is the right match for a boxer, and matching Boxers suitable for placement with younger children, other dogs, cats, and special needs, yours and theirs, increases the application review time and adoption time. 

And yes, we realize that the Boxer you may have your heart set on, may be adopted before you're approved.   Should your first choices all ready found their forever home, we want you to advise us at your home visit of other dogs you are interested...  Or let us suggest a few that we feel will match your home.  That is what we are good at.   And be happy for the ones that have been placed... and know that there are way too many fantastic dogs waiting in their place.

Our non-profit organization is wholly comprised of hard-working volunteers whose only reward is seeing our wonderful Boxers placed in loving, permanent homes and given another chance for a happy life. Our process may seem slow, but if you are patient, we will try to provide you with a devoted, loving companion - a Boxer.

We hope you feel that the right Boxer is worth waiting for. 

Adoptions Fee: Please see our adoption info by clicking on the link at the top of this page.



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