Boxer Mix

Boxer Mix

Each of the Boxer mixes has its own unique, interesting history! Learn more about the breed´s background here: Boxer

The Boxer Mix has a large head and a short and glossy coat but it is very strong and agile. This dog breed has square proportions and is very muscular. It needs to be brushed now and then to remove dead hair. The Boxer does not tolerate heat.

Personality

This dog is very loyal, playful and very confident but sometimes stubborn. They are perfect dogs for children because they love to play and enjoy an active family. They need daily exercise in the form of a long walk or a jog. They hate to be alone and can get destructive if left alone for too long. They are sometimes aggressive towards strange dogs.

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Family:Mastiffs
Function:Working
Origin:Europe
Preferred Climate:Any Climate
Group:Working
Life Span:12-14 Years
Nicknames:No nicknames known
Hypoallergenic:No

Boxer Mix Build Information

The Boxer Mix has a large head and a short and glossy coat but it is very strong and agile. This dog breed has square proportions and is very muscular. It needs to be brushed now and then to remove dead hair. The Boxer does not tolerate heat.

Size:Large
Length (Male):22-27 in.
Length (Female):22-24 in.
Weight:> 65 lbs
Litter Size:5 - 10 Puppies
Tail Dock or Crop:Both

Behaviour and Personality

This dog is very loyal, playful and very confident but sometimes stubborn. They are perfect dogs for children because they love to play and enjoy an active family. They need daily exercise in the form of a long walk or a jog. They hate to be alone and can get destructive if left alone for too long. They are sometimes aggressive towards strange dogs.

Activity Level:Very Active
Affection Level:Very Affectionate
Aggressiveness Level:Moderate
Barking:Quiet
Dominating or Submissive?:None
Energy Level:Very Active
Good to Other Pets:Friendly
Guardian Skills:Yes
Independant:No
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

The Boxer mix needs to be brushed now and then to remove dead hair.

Colors:Black & White, Fawn, Mahogany, Tan, Tan Brindle
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Low Maintenance
Coat Type:Water-Repellent

Boxer Mix Common Health Conditions

Boxers are prone to health conditions, such as cardiomyopathy, cancers, degenerative myelopathy, bloat, skin problems and allergies.

Boxer Mix Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

During the competition of World's Ugliest Dog 2013 in Northern California a Boxer, Beagle, Basset Hound mix named Walle, was the top dog of all the competitive Chihuahuas, Pugs and Mugs who where in the run for the trophy. Before breeding these dogs, Boxers must be tested for hip and elbow dysplasia, aortic and subaortic stenosis, hypothyroidism, and cardiomyopathy, according to the American Boxer Club.

Training:Easy
Hunting Companion:No
Jolly for Jogging:Yes
Sighting Capabilities:No
Ideal for Tracking:No
Retrieving Skills:No
Pointing Breed:No
Herding Skills:No
Dutiful Watchdog:Yes
Security Guard Capable:Yes
Police Performer:Yes
Wet Water rescues:No
Assist Disable Owners:No
Dog Sledding:No
Able to Perform Dog Carting:No
Agile/Zippy:No
Fun with Lure Coursing:No
Obedient:Yes
Possible Schutzhund Work:Yes
Trainable for Tricks:Yes