||The Boxweiler is a powerful and muscular dog whose origins come from rottweilers and boxers. Therefore, they have a strong drive to protect and please their families. They have a deep chest and a double layer coat with either fawn or brindle coloring. While all puppies have lots of energy, a full grown boxweiler is not a hyper dog and does not like to wander far from its family or home. It is alert and cautious around strangers, but friendly and goofy with family and friends. Proper socialization, like with any protective dog, is key.
||Black & Brown, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
||The boxweiler has a short, double coat which keeps them warm and is easy to maintain. The coat of this breed is short, coarse, thick and hard.
||They are very loyal companions and can be a one person dog. They can be athletic and powerful breeds, often used as protection dogs.
||The temperament of the Boxweiler breed of dog can be anywhere between that of the Boxer and the Rottweiler. They can be less aggressive and territorial than the Rottweiler but more so than the typical Boxer. They do tend to be protective. Early socialization and obedient training at puppyhood is recommended. At home they make loving and devoted family companions. The Boxweiler makes a good watch dog. They are typically friendly once they get to know you.
||Regular brushing and grooming maintenance is necessary to cut down on shedding. Regular ear cleaning is also advised to prevent ear irritations. Cancer is a serious health concern with Rottweilers and can be passed along to the Boxweiler.
||The Boxweiler is a highly intelligent breed and very easy to train. Socialization and obedience training should best start at puppyhood. Training should be with a firm, fair, consistent and with positive reinforcement.
||Both parents of these hybrids are large dogs, active indoors and requires frequent vigorous exercise. Exercises keep the dog calm and reduce any chance of behavior problems in the house.
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