Breed group : Sporting, Working
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GENERALBreed group: Sporting, Working Type: Hybrid
Talent: Agility, Tricks, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 65-75 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Brown & White, Light Brown / Golden, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 10-15 years Rarity: Uncommon Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
The Golden Boxer is a cross between purebred Golden Retriever and purebred Boxer. They are called hybrid dogs due to their origination from two different pure breeds. They are medium size dogs that stand around 25 inches and weigh about 75 pounds. They are alert, intelligent, loyal and social dogs that are friendly, gentle and even tempered. They are loyal to their family but wary of strangers. They are found in different colours. They are good family dogs to have.
The most common color combinations are gold, fawn and black.
The Golden Boxers can have a Boxer type coat that is short, shiny and smooth. They can have a Retriever coat that is double coat with top coat being water resistant and slightly wavy and softer under coat.
The Golden Boxers are gentle, friendly, affectionate and well-mannered with their owners and family. They are very playful and gentle with children and usually get along well with other dogs and pets in the family. They are wary of strangers. These dogs are very high energy and active dogs and would need lots of exercise and playing opportunities. They are very good family pets and companion dogs.
Their coat is low to medium maintenance.
They are intelligent dogs and will be easy to train. They respond well to positive reinforcement training.
These high energy dogs require lots of physical exercise. They need daily walks and playing time to relieve their energies. Under-exercised Golden Boxers will develop undesirable behaviors such as digging, licking and chewing.