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The Swim in their Soul
Boxers aren't generally thought of as "water dogs," and with good reason. Most of them don't like to get their feet wet, let alone do something as immersive as swim in the wet stuff. That was our first boxer to a T: no water, no way. But our girl Luna was different. She adored swimming.
A stocky boxer, Luna wasn't an elegant swimmer, looking more like a chugging tug than a sleek cigarette boat, but she had both stamina and pure enjoyment on her side. When I threw the ball, sometimes she'd swim to it and then swim around it a time or three, then keep swimming out and away from shore. Eventually she'd circle back, grab the ball, and return to the beach. She just [...]