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The thing you need to do (and it starts at home) is consistent impulse control. Boxers are a Bully Breed and they can have a lot of "exuberance.."

Impulse control is sitting at the door until you mark the behavior and release them from the sit (the marker "Yes" ends the behavior and the reward is being able to go out the door). It is also lying down without wiggling until marked and released to do something else (such as get a ball or got to the food dish and eat). Impulse control is learning to sit or lie down while you throw a ball around and until you mark it and release them to the ball.

You must start in increments and not expect too much at first and you need to be consistent.

When you get this going well at home, move it to outside and then to areas where the stimulus is greater. You must be 100% consistent.

You also need to build drive for other things like a tug toy so that when you are out and about you need to "change the conversation" and use the toy as a reward instead of going up to the dog or person the dog wants to see as the reward. I like a tug toy because it REALLY can engage a dog with YOU.
 

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Give him a toy to carry and unload on in the house. I use a Gappay ball on a rope that he only gets at certain times (not a toy he has all the time as it is his reward for working). You can use an available toy he likes but does not chew. Tell him to "get his toy" and instead of unloading on your hands he can squeeze his toy (one with a sound may be more desirable). Soft toys work well for this. If he chews, just have one in a drawer near the door and when he starts all this get the toy out and engage him or let him carry that. When he is done being excited, put the toy up.

Better than unloading on your hands.
 
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