About Bishop's Boxers

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We are a boxer-loving family that recently retired from military life and relocated to the Chicago suburbs. Our love for the breed began back in 1987 with our first boxer in Minnesota. Although he wasn't the most beautiful boxer, Chesty became extremely well-trained. Unfortunately, in 1998, he got cancer and we had to put him down when he was nearly 11.

Knowing that we didn't want to experience life without Boxers, we had a new puppy waiting to be shipped from Crossroad Boxers in California to Minneapolis, Minnesota. We gave this striking 8-month old fawn male the name of Bishop. Little did we realize that he would be the beginning of our own kennel, Bishop's Boxers.

Bishop participated in many dog shows while we had time in graduate school, but then came children and active duty military life. Having the desire to have a puppy from Bishop and the determination to uphold and improve the standard of the boxer breed, we bred Bishop and got our first female, Lady, in February of 2005. Lady produced two wonderful litters of puppies with Telstar's Dixieland Band (Bandit). Telstar Boxers continue to be a large part of our pedigrees. We lost Lady in August 2015 to Cushing's disease. It never gets any easier.

We kept one female puppy from Lady's first litter, Eve. And from one of Eve's litters, we kept Latte, a classic fawn female. We update our blog regularly, so be sure to check back here or on our Facebook page for the most current information.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Puppies Are 1 Week Old!

The puppies are doing great this first week. They are gaining weight quickly (some are really getting chubby!).  By next week, their eyes will be fully open.  Here they are in birth order.  We have received deposits for all fawn and brindle puppies. White and White Check puppies are available to go to loving homes.

Aloha: White check female. Available to go to a loving home.
Aloha is a special little lady: she has a cleft lip, which is only cosmetic,
and will require surgery when she is 4-6 months old.
Please contact us for more information, including a reduced price.

Kahuna: Dark Fawn Male. Sold to a loving home

Kilauea: Flashy Brindle Male. Sold to a loving home

Diamond Head: Light Fawn Male. Sold to a loving home

Kailua: Brindle Female. Sold to a loving home

Luau: White Check Female. Available to go to a loving home

Waikiki: White Female. Available to go to a loving home.

Lei: Flashy Fawn Female. Sold to a loving home.

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Our first boxer Chesty. He wasn't the most beautiful boxer, but certainly well-loved!

Bishop at 9 months

Bishop about 1 year

Our last picture with Bishop (July 2008)