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You have a Boxer, a breed that can and more often than not suffers from issues of sex aggression. (I should know, I have owned one who did and have friends who own Boxers now who do)
You want to get a male Doberman another breed that can and more often than not suffers from the same issues, ie same sex aggression.
First and foremost, the majority of opinion on this site and any other is that putting a male Dobe with another male is likely to end in tears. It is nothing short of a disaster waiting to happen.
Both Boxers and Dobes are powerful dogs, they are both dominant dogs within the dog world, if you put the 2 together all might be fine and dandy, but as your Boxer gets older and becomes weaker and your Dobe becomes the boy he can be.
WWIII, can and most likely will be the result.
Your Boxer will not wish to concede his status of top dog and your young Dober will want that position for himself. It is the natural order of things.
You came on here to ask what the kick is, whether or not 2 males should be put together, the concensus has been NO!
Yes some folk have 2 males living together with little to no ruckus occurring because of, but they are in so small a minority you can count them on one hand. As my old mum used to say, 'they are as rare as blooming hens teeth'. And they are.
However, folk who have lived through/are living through male on male aggression issues between their 2 males, (I am within this number due to male on male aggression regards my Dobe and Terrier) we are in the majority.
And trust me, if you ignore that male on male aggression issues are a very real problem you may like to think on this. Vet bills in your country are stupidly expensive, maybe your wallet will be able to convince you whereas experienced folk telling you seemingly has no effect.
Last edited by Toby'shuman; 02-03-2013 at 05:59 AM.