Boxers are a very intelligent, playful and easily tamed breed. Their high energy and their fierceness make them one of the best guard dog breeds ever. In addition, the boxers love to be in human company and also their curious instinct lets them sense danger quickly.
In this article, we are going to have a broad discussion about 3-month-old boxer’s weight, size, food, training and many more. Therefore, stick to the last word of this article in order to have a clear idea about a boxer.
3-month-old boxer Size: How big is a 3 month/12-week old boxer?
At the age of 12 weeks, a male boxer reaches a height of 11 to 13 inches (25 to 35 cm) and a female boxer also reaches a height of 10 to 11 inches (20 to 25 cm). Along with height, the weight also increases at a certain amount. So, a proper routine must be maintained for a 3-month-old boxer.
A boxer does not become so big at the age of 3 months. A male boxer usually grows more quickly than a female boxer. The boxer puppies usually grow in height and weight during this age. It should be kept in mind that they do not become chubby and fatty. If the boxer puppies are overfed at an early stage, they look bigger and fatter.
A proper routine is to be maintained with the proper amount of diet, training time, and sleep. This ensures proper and quick growth and provides sufficient energy to the body.
3-month-old boxer Weight: How much should a 3-month-old boxer weigh?
A 3-month-old male boxer should not weigh more than 23 to 27lbs and a 3-month-old female boxer should not weigh more than 21 to 25lbs. A 3-month-old boxer should be fed and exercised daily following a specific routine. In this way, a 3-month-old boxer can stay fit and lead a healthy life.
When a boxer becomes 3-months older, weight becomes a matter of concern. Usually, the weight of a 3-month-old male boxer is more than a 3-month-old female boxer. Again, a 3-month-old boxer who is born with lighter weight is expected to have less weight than a 3-month-old boxer who is born with more weight than usual.
A 3-month-old boxer should maintain a proper weight. Proper weight means the weight which will not hamper its daily activities. A chubby and fatty boxer remains ideal at a place all day and does not like to do any exercise or training. So, a perfect routine is to be followed so that, a 3-month-old boxer is fed with an adequate amount of raw diet and foods.
3-month-old boxer weight:
|3-month-old boxer||Weight should be|
|3-month-old boxer pit mix male||23 to 28lbs (10 to 14 kg)|
|3-month-old boxer pit mix female||21 to 27lbs (9 to 13 kg)|
|3-month-old boxer lab mix male||23 to 28lbs (10 to 14 kg)|
|3-month-old boxer lab mix, female||21 to 26lbs (9 to 12 kg)|
3-month-old boxer Food
What to feed a 3-month-old boxer?
Well, we should not be worried about the food of a 3-month-old boxer. At this age, the boxer should be fed dry dog foods. Feeding a boxer with kibbles, and raw diets is appropriate during this age. Kibble is safe and well-balanced food that ensures the boxer is getting the required amount of nutrients.
Besides, nowadays raw diets have become more popular. A raw diet is a diet that is prepared with raw meats and bones. It is quite costly and everyone cannot afford it. The raw diet should be avoided for those boxers who have allergic issues.
Again, if the boxer struggles eating dry foods, then wet foods should be served as an alternative. Besides, we can also serve by mixing both the kibble and wet food.
How much should a 3-month-old boxer eat?
A 3-month-old boxer should eat no more than three times a day and about 3.5 cups of food. The feeding times should be decreased with the increase of age. Both underfeeding and overfeeding must be avoided and it should be ensured that the boxer is getting the exact amount of calories it requires.
Underfeeding can cause several problems like being underweight, immuno-deficiency, digestive disorders, etc. Besides, overfeeding can also cause several problems like fatness, creaky, cardiac infarction, etc.
So, the boxer should be given the exact amount of food to eat, so that his weight remains ideal. The boxer should eat food that contains enough nutrients. This will help the boxer to gain enough energy.
3-month-old boxer Behavior: Barking, Biting, and Aggressiveness
Barking is a very natural behaviour for a 3-month-old boxer. When the boxer does not see anybody around, wants to play with someone, or wants to defend itself from danger, it barks loudly. Besides, barking can be a sign of any unusual or exciting thing happening at the house like the arrival of any unknown people or any unexpected scenario. Barking can be reduced by proper training.
Biting is a dangerous behaviour shown by a 3-month-old boxer. The new teeth start to grow at this age. So, boxers bite sometimes unintentionally. The boxers generally like to get proper attention. The 3-month-old boxers usually play with little children at home. So, if something happens that they don’t like, they bite aggressively. Biting can be controlled with some proper teaching and training. Since boxers are really intelligent, they can easily catch the instructions provided.
Aggressiveness is another behaviour shown by a 3-month-old boxer. Aggression forms when a boxer is not being socialized properly in its early stage of life. The boxers usually show aggression toward people or animals they are unknown, scared, and afraid of. So, the boxers should be properly exercised and trained. Proper exercise and training can help a boxer to reduce aggression.
How much sleep does a 3 month old boxer need?
A 3-month-old boxer needs at least 13 to 16 hours of sleep. A good sound sleep is very important at this stage. Sound sleep can recharge the body of a boxer. After a tight sleep, a 3-month-old boxer can play and make fun with high energy.
A 3-month-old boxer should be encouraged to sleep for some time after having lunch or after training outside. We should set up a comfortable and quiet sleeping place for a 3-month-old boxer. Before sleep, a 3-month-old boxer should be exercised and trained for some time so that all his energies are burned out.
How much exercise for a 3 month old boxer?
Well, for a 3-months-old boxer, a proper exercise for 14 to 16 minutes a day is enough. A 3-month-old boxer can walk about 1kilometer daily. It helps the boxer to burn off the energies and have a tight sleep. Besides walking, running or jogging can also be a good form of exercise.
It helps to lose weight and gain a perfect body shape. Since a 3-month-old boxer is not mature enough, quick jogging for 4 to 6 minutes a day can do the work. But it should be remembered that a lot of exercise at this age may create problems such as joint pain, and pain in bones. If such problems arise, a 3-month-old boxer will surely go through in later life.
How to train a 3 month old boxer?
The potty train must be done after bringing a 3-month-old boxer home. It becomes quite difficult as a 3month-old boxer develops some bad habits and becomes uncontrollable.
Before starting the potty train, we must choose a location where there is a bathroom. It can be our yard or somewhere else. The location should be easily accessible so that, the boxer can go to the bathroom every time it comes from outside or go for the potty. A 3-month-old boxer usually goes for the potty after 12minutes of sleep, lunch, play, or a short nap.
So, during this time, we should take the boxer to the location and stay there until he has done potty. Again, since the boxers love a treat, we can also treat them after they do potty every time. We should maintain this routine at least for 2 to 3 weeks. If we do so then surely the boxer will go to the potty by himself.
Basic obedience train:
A basic obedience train must be performed after bringing a 3-month-old boxer to the house. Boxers are intelligent and energetic. They can catch any sort of instructions and information easily within a few days.
The boxers should be trained and taught about different sorts of commands such as come here, sit here, and go there. The boxers will be able to learn these easily. We should train the boxers every day and reward them. Thus, they won’t get bored and will be encouraged to learn.
After bringing a 3-month-old boxer to the house, we should provide basic grooming and get him comfortable with it. We should take the boxer to a comfortable place, take a small wet cloth in hand and wipe around the face and nose slowly and carefully.
We should also wipe down the body to remove dust and dirt. Besides, we should often touch the face, body, and nose so that it does not get scared while touching those parts during a bath.
The size and weight of a 3-month-old boxer fully depend on its food intake as well as on its daily activities. Also, proper exercise and daily food intake should go through a routine and proper sleep is really important as it recharges the body of the boxer.