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Common Boxer Health Issues

Common Boxer Health Issues
As most boxer caregivers know the breed is unfortunately prone to a number of health conditions, some of which are serious.  Cancer and heart conditions are the two main issues and we have listed below some of the other problems the breed face.

Some of the most common in boxers are:-

  • Cancer
  • Mast cell tumors
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Epilepsy
  • Allergies
  • Pancreatitis
  • Bloat/Gastric Torsion
  • Inflamed Bowel
  • Colitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Cruciate ligament ruptures
  • Eye ulcers

We recommend lifetime pet insurance is essential for boxers as many conditions can be recurring, expensive and at times require on-going treatment.