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It surprised me to see a firm diagnosis of chronic colitis in a dog that young, since puppies are prone to so many things that can have similar symptoms (infections, parasites, undiagnosed allergies, etc.) and chronic colitis is usually a differential diagnosis (that is, diagnosed by ruling out everything else that presents similarly). Just doesn't seem like the pup's been around long enough to rule out all other options. But then there's the breed. Is the diagnosis granulomatous colitis? If so, that's a heritable disease in Boxers and yes, is generally a lot to deal with.

I second 3GSD4IPO's suggestion that prior to making a final decision to return the pup to the breeder, you get an opinion from a specialist and/or a very up-to-date clinic.
 
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