Boxer Puppy Information Center – Discover the Boxer Poodle Mix Breed
What is a Boxer?
The boxers are a small dog breed with short legs and thick body. They have a compact appearance which makes them look like miniature dogs. Their coat is usually white or cream colored, but they can also be black, grey, red or even orange. The coloration varies from light brown to dark chocolate brown. The ears are large and pointed, while their eyes are round and almond shaped.
They have a strong body build, with long limbs. They stand at only 18 inches tall when standing upright. Their weight ranges between 25-35 pounds.
Boxer Puppy Size Chart
Size Weight Color Black 2 lbs. 7 oz. White 3 lbs. 8 oz. Cream 4 lbs.
9 oz. Red 5 lbs. 10 oz. Orange 6 lbs 11 oz.. Brown 7lbs 12oz.. Blue 8lbs 13oz.. Green 9lbs 14oz.. Purple 10lbs 15oz.. Gold 11lbs 16oz..
What is a Poodle?
These are one of the oldest breeds in the world. They are related to spaniels, retrievers and terriers. They were used to hunt ducks, but were primarily bred as water dogs. They have curly fur which protects them from cold water. It also makes them resistant to injury and difficult for their prey to hold on to them. Their fur can be curly, wavy or straight. It can be black, white, brown or a mixture of different colors. They have curly eyebrows and a curly tail.
They have a narrow head with a long muzzle. Their ears are small and their eyes are usually dark in color. They have a narrow chest and a long back. Their legs are slim and their feet are arched with long toes. They have a thick tail which is curled over their back.
What is a Boxerdoodle?
The boxerdoodle is the result of cross-breeding a poodle and a boxer. The crossbreed is called a boxerdoodle and is classified as a hybrid dog.
Physical Traits of a Boxerdoodle
The boxerdoodle can inherit the physical traits of both its parents. They are mixed breeds and will usually have a appearance which is a mixture of those found in both parental breeds. For example, the boxerdoodle may have short hair like the poodle and a long torso like the boxer.
Their face will usually resemble that of the parent breed. The coat of the boxerdoodle can be either curly or straight. It can also be a mixture of both types.
Grooming Requirements for Boxerdoodle
The boxerdoodle’s coat does not tend to shed much like that of a poodle. It usually sheds hair only once a year like that of a boxer. This shedding can be managed by regular grooming and/or taking the dog to a professional groomer. The boxerdoodle should be brushed at least twice a week to remove dead hair and prevent the formation of mats and tangles.
Temperament of a Boxerdoodle
The boxerdoodle is an active breed. It is intelligent and obedient, which makes it easy to train. They are very friendly with people and with other dogs. They are good with children and will usually try to please their owners.
They can suffer from separation anxiety if left alone for extended periods. They need lots of attention and love. If this attention is not provided, then it can become destructive and hyperactive.
The boxerdoodle can have a lifespan of between 10-12 years. There are no known health problems specific to this breed.
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