Learn about the dwarf Boxer dog. Expected size. The causes, symptoms and possible treatment of dwarfism. Miniature and smaller Boxers.
Miniature Boxers aren’t smaller sized purebred Boxer dogs. They are a type of designer dog that can be produced by combining a number of breed combinations. The end result is a mini Boxer. Here are the breed combonations that are commonly used:
To the untrained eye, the American boxer and the German boxer look pretty much alike. Differences between the two are subtle, not drastic, but they do exist. They aren't different breeds, but differing types, with some differences in bone structure, amount of white permitted and snout size. It's not uncommon for well-bred dogs to have mixed bloodlines.
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The basic fact that Boxer Rescue has to exist is evidence enough that too many people get a puppy because he is adorable, cute and playful. As precious as Boxer puppies are, they don’t stay that way or that size forever. People seem to forget that a cute Boxer puppy turns a big, handsome, full grown adult dog that requires a lot of your time and attention. A Boxer in his adolescence is NOT easy to handle for the novice or unprepared person.Many German Shepherd Boxer Mix dogs reach around 70 lbs of weight as soon as they hit the 1 year of age mark, so this dog’s size should by no means be taken lightly.Size, Conformation and Temperament – A typical American Bullboxer can weigh anywhere between 40 and 75 pounds, and stands between 20 and 27 inches at the shoulder. The females tend to be smaller than the males. This hybrid can take on a number of different colors, that being a characteristic of the pit bull, but many have the tan or brindle color characteristic of most boxers. The Bullboxer tends to be a good watchdog. It also tends to be a somewhat easygoing dog, especially around its owners and family members. This hybrid will usually be fine around other family pets if it has been socialized as a puppy, but may not always be friendly towards strange dogs, especially smaller dogs, because of its inbred prey drive.Although there may be slight size differences between the American and German boxer, the temperament is similar. Certain individual bloodlines might produce more aggressive or better hunting tendencies, but that isn't a reflection of either variety of dog overall. The ideal boxer, American or German, is loyal, smart, easily trained, energetic, outgoing, protective and fun-loving. Boxers should never be shy. In the registries of both countries, boxers are considered members of the working group, canines bred for guarding and rescue.Boxador description: This dog is a Boxer Labrador hybrid mix and is commonly referred to as the Boxador. This dog is approximately the same size as a Labrador and it shares its same characteristics. The Boxador’s coat comes in a number of different colors including brindle, black and tan. It has a short sleek coat with a lot of natural oils that keep it looking shiny. The head is a mix between the Lab and the boxer which is slightly bigger than the average Lab’s head. A distinct feature of this dog is its large droopy jowls.The Boxer was developed in Germany in the 19th century. The Boxer's ancestors were two German mastiff type dogs, the Bullenbeiszer and the Barenbeiszer. They were later crossed with the powerful ancestors of the Mastiff and Bulldog. Early Boxers were used for dog fighting, bull baiting, cart pulling, as cattle dogs, to round up livestock and to catch and pin wild boar and bison until hunters could arrive. They later became popular theater and circus dogs. The first Boxer studbook was started in 1904. Up until then the dogs varied widely in looks and size. The Boxer is known for the way it uses its front legs to bat at its opponent, appearing to be boxing, most likely giving the dog its name. Some of the Boxer's talents are watchdog, guarding, police work, military work, search and rescue, competitive obedience, Schutzhund and performing tricks. Breeders are breeding two types of Boxers, the German Boxer and the American Boxer. German Boxers have bigger heads and are generally more muscular than American Boxers.