Boxer Dachshund Mix

What is a Boxer Dachshund Mix dog breed?

A Boxer Dachshund Mix dog breed is a cross between a Boxer and a Dachshund. This hybrid dog has the best features of both parent breeds, making it an intelligent, playful, and affectionate companion. While they may inherit some of the independent streaks from their Dachshund parent, they are generally loyal and devoted dogs that make great family pets. Like all hybrid dog breeds, however, health problems can arise due to mixing different breeds, so it’s important to consult with a veterinarian before adding one of these pups to your home.

 

 

Parent breed information.

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Dachshund.

Famously nicknamed the “hot dog” or “wiener dog,” Dachshunds (or Doxies for short) are known for their long silhouette, short and muscular legs, brave and energetic personality, and always being on the lookout. The AKC recognizes the Dachshund as the sixth-ranked breed among all varieties and breeds.

Definitive evidence of the Dachshund as a breed isn’t found until the sixteenth century, when the reference was made to a “low crooked legged” dog called a Little Burrow Dog, Dacksel, or Badger Dog. “Dachshund” is simply a badger (Dachs), dog (hund) name in German.

The Dachshund is brave, curious, and up for any adventure. He loves to dig and explore, as well as tracking scents. Although he is independent, he will always join his family in their activities. Also, he is good with children in his own family, but some may snap at strange children.

 

Boxer.

Boxer dogs were originally bred in late 19th century Germany from a dog known as the Bullenbeisser. The Bullenbeisser (descended from Mastiffs) was eventually crossed with the Old English bulldog to produce the modern breed.

Boxer dog breeds were originally bred to be a medium size guard dog. Today, although they are a part of the American Kennel Club’s Working Group, Boxers mostly find homes as loving family companions. They still retain their high energy levels and need plenty of exercises.

Boxer dogs are affectionate, loyal, loving, energetic, and require lots of attention. Boxer dogs are intelligent and can be stubborn. They can be well-behaved if they are given the right training. They are not aggressive or vicious, despite their intimidating appearance.

 

 

Temperament.

The Boxer Doxie mix is a friendly, outgoing dog that loves to play and has a lot of energy. They are loyal and devoted to their families and make great companions for children. They can be independent sometimes, but they are generally well-behaved dogs that love attention and affection.

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Health Problems.

While the Dachshund Boxer mix is generally a healthy breed, some health problems can arise due to mixing different breeds. These include:

  • Subvalvular aortic stenosis
  • Cushings disease
  • Eye-related problems
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Bloating
  • Deafness etc.

It’s important to consult with a veterinarian before adding one of the Boxer doxie pups to your home to ensure they are a good fit for your family.

 

 

Care and Maintenance.

The Boxer Dachshund mix is an active breed that loves to play. They need plenty of exercises, and a daily walk or run is a great way to keep them happy and healthy. They also need mental stimulation, so puzzle toys and interactive games are a great way to keep their minds active. Grooming-wise, they only need occasional brushing to remove loose hair.

 

Size.

The Boxer Dachshund mixed breed is a medium sized dog, weighing between 30 and 60 pounds. They typically stand between 16 and 20 inches tall at the shoulder.

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Lifespan.

The Boxer Dachshund mix has a lifespan of 10 to 12 years.

 

 

Coat and color.

The Boxer Dachshund mix is important in terms of its coat type and color. They can come from both the Boxer parent and their different parents. Dachxers inherit the Boxer parent’s short-haired hair, while Doxie parents may have the straight coat gene. A mix of both parents makes up the normal coat. They can also be available in the following colors: Black, Cream Brown, Fawns, Pieds, Isabellas, Red, Sables, Brindle and White

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Grooming.

The Boxer Doxie mixed breed‘s grooming routine depends entirely on its coat type. They don’t need frequent brushing-once a week should be enough if your pooch is shorthaired. If the Doxie parent was longhaired, your dog might have a slightly longer coat, but they still won’t require daily brushing. Also, Shedding is minimal, and They do not require daily brushing. Brushing fur that is longer and straighter than the Doxie parent will be required. It is also necessary to trim their nails once per week and to brush their teeth at the very least once per week.

 

 

Exercise.

Considering both parents’ origins, you can tell that their pups will be active dogs. The boxer dachshund mixes are active dog breeds that need plenty of exercise. They should go on long walks every day and have plenty of time to run and play.
It is essential to get enough exercise for their fast-paced, hungry-for-speed nature. This will help them to stay active and prevent them from becoming frustrated or destructive.

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Training.

Both of the parent breeds tend to be a bit stubborn. Doxies are sometimes utterly pig-headed, so if your pup takes after the Dachshund parent, you might have a problem with training there. Giving your dog treats, praises and gifts is a great way to train it into the dog you want.

 

Are they good family dogs?

The Boxer Dachshund combination is the perfect pet for you if you’re looking for an energetic, loving dog. These breeds are great family dog‘s and provide companionship and endless fun.

 

 

Conclusion.

The Boxer Dachshund Mix is a great designer dog breed that is energetic, intelligent, and excellent with older children. They can make wonderful additions to any family with proper training and exercise.

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Date
31 Oct 2022
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