My name is Cory!

Boxer Dog for adoption in Alameda, California - Cory
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West Coast Boxer Rescue

Facts about Cory

  • Breed: Boxer
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With Black
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 9921371
Cory Needs A Special Forever Home

Do you remember Cory's story from last year? Cory came to West Coast Boxer Rescue on July 7, 2015, almost dead, unable to walk or eat on his own. Emaciated with mange, foxtails in his body, open wounds, skin infection, bone infection, systemic infection of his lung, liver and infection in his heart (endocarditis). And now after 9 months of treatment he is recovered and ready to go to his forever home.

What is remarkable about Cory is his body's ability to heal, but also you would NEVER guess from his personality he went through a severe neglect in his life. He loves and trusts humans, very affectionate and attentive. He loves to cuddle on the sofa or in bed with people and dogs. He loves to play with other dogs too. There isn't a mean bone in his body. Cory knows to sit and ask nicely for his meals, and is also potty trained. He can walk nicely on the leash once he calms down. Cory knows his name and will come when he is called. Cory is very energetic and will definitely benefit from basic obedience training. We estimate Cory to be about 1 1/2 years old. He weighs about 62 lbs.

There are couple of things about Cory you should know. He has a little bit of separation anxiety/barrier frustration and does not do well in a crate for a long period of time (he gets crated up to 5 hours 2 times a week in his foster home). He will also need to take 2 types of heart medications for the rest of his life. It is recommended his heart gets checked out by a cardiologist once a year.

Here is a video of Cory you can view to see what he looks like when he came to our rescue and his journey partway to his recovery:

Won't you open up your heart and your home to this very special boy and give him the love and the care he deserve for the rest of his life? He is an amazing, sweet boy.

If you are interested in Cory, please read about our adoption process and fill out the application. Once the application is received our volunteer will contact you: Thank you!

If you are interested in this dog, please read our adoption process and fill out an adoption application here:

Due to the volume of inquires we receive, we are unable to reply to inquiries without adoption application.

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About West Coast Boxer Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We are a small rescue group, focusing on Boxers. We are about the right match and homing the right dog into the right home. We would love for you to meet our wonderful dogs. Please contact us at or visit us at Thank you for considering rescue dogs. We can't do it without you!!!

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our dogs are either in foster care or in temporary boarding, depending on the availability of the foster homes. Once you are approved through our application process, we discuss with you the temperament of our dogs and which dogs would be a a good candidate for your home. We would love to bring our dogs to you to your home to meet! They are all wonderful dogs and we can't wait for you to meet our dogs.

Our Adoption Process...

We require an application, telephone interview and a home check prior to adoption. All animals must be a family companion. Our adoption fee starts at $300. We are 100% volunteer base, and all adoption fees and donation goes back into rescuing more dogs.