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GENERALBreed group: Working Type: Hybrid
Talent: Competitive obedience, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Large Weight: 60-80 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & Brown, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: About 8 ÃÂÃÂ 13 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
These are large dogs that are result of cross breed between a Boxer and a Rottweiler purebreds. These dogs are loyal and very good companions. They are family oriented and good with children. Sometimes, they become attached to one person in the family and stick to him/her. They make very good watchdogs.
The color of this breed usually comes in different variations of black, brown, golden and sometimes with black and white markings.
The coat of this breed is short, coarse, thick and hard.
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. They are very loyal companions and can be a one person dog. They can be athletic and powerful breeds, often used as protection dogs.
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.