Sweet Alexis was surrendered to a shelter by her owner due to housing issues. It’s easy to tell how much she was loved from her disposition, love of play, attention to her humans and size. She is a big girl on a diet, but she is surprisingly quick, agile and eager to move about. All of that is in her favor as she worked her way back to around 60 pounds where she is now. She is heartworm negative, spayed, up to date on all her shots and happy all day long.
Alexis lives with 2 male and 2 female Boxers and gets along well with everyone now. She and a young, deaf female are princesses, but they get along just fine. Alexis is house trained with or without a dog door and she goes in to her crate readily although she complains when she is the only one in a crate. She is leash trained but is accustomed to a 6 foot leash that allows her to explore a bit. She is not destructive in the house.
She is a beautiful fawn with a black mask and eyes that frequently search for her people and their approval. She is said to be 7 years old, but her love of play and activity level aren’t common for a 7 year old. Alexis communicates with her people a lot with noises, glances, pokes and nuzzles, dropping a ball in a lap, or jumping back for the ball to be thrown. She seems to understand a lot more than her foster parents are aware of. She is the perfect Boxer for someone to dote on, take leisurely walks with, to toss a toy in the backyard while enjoying a glass of iced tea. She likes playing in a mister to keep her cool in the Texas heat, and scampers into the air conditioning through the dog door when she’s ready. Then she pokes her head back out as if to say “what’s next?”
Alexis is OK with other dogs, but would prefer to be your one and only. She’d be delighted with a walk before work and then greet you with a hop and twirl when you get home. Dinner must be on time of course, and then an evening walk before snuggles in front of the tv. She’s a homebody who loves her people as much as she loves her toys. She is not a fan of kids as they are just too unpredictable for her.