Boxerdoodle

Description

The Boxerdoodle is a hybrid breed that is developed by breeding a Boxer with a Poodle. This breedтАЩs appearance is a combination of both of its parents. Since both parents have distinct features, these usually stand out in the breed. The coat is usually luxurious. It may have many curls or just long wavy fur. This breed is usually a combination of the standard Poodle, so the body is usually strong and well built. The head is average in size with a short muzzle and vague stop. Its neck is typically average in length and well muscled. It extends to its shoulders, which are slightly sloping. The back should be level. The limbs are strong. The front legs should stand straight while the back legs are well angled.

Temperament

The temperament of the Boxerdoodle is based on the general temperament of its parents. In general, this breed should be an easy-going family companion. It usually gets along with everyone in its family. It enjoys being around its family. While it can have a mind of its own, it is usually responsive to training. It is an effective watchdog, but may bark excessively when alerting its family. It may prove to be too energetic to interact with very small or young children. It usually coexists peacefully with other dogs.

Height and Weight

The BoxerdoodleтАЩs height varies from 10-25 inches. The breed can weigh as few as 12 pounds and as much as 70 pounds.

Health Problems

The Boxerdoodle is a crossbreed. These types of dogs are not associated with genetic health problems.

Ideal Living Conditions

The Boxerdoodle is a breed that can live indoors or outdoors. However, this breed is actually more suitable for indoor living. It will remain active indoors and enjoys being close to its family.

Exercise

The Boxerdoodle should receive daily opportunities for exercise. This is especially true since the breed is more suitable for indoor living conditions, where it will remain semi-active.

Life Expectancy

The average life expectancy of the Boxerdoodle isn’t known excatly. Mixed breeds tend to live longer than pure breed since they are not typically associated with genetic disorders.

Litter Size

The average litter of size of the Boxerdoodel will vary since it is a hybrid breed. It may have as few as 2 and as many as 10 puppies.

Grooming

A luxurious coat is typical of the Boxerdoodle. The amount of grooming required for this breed varies. Brushing or combing the coat may be necessary on a daily or weekly basis depending on the coat texture. At the very minimum the coat should be brushed on a regular basis. This breed tends to have long ears. Keeping the ears clean and free of bacteria is recommended.

Origin

The origin of the Boxerdoodle is uncertain.

Group

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Color

The Boxerdoodle is generally a rich brown color. The breed may also have a coat of chestnut, fawn, or mahogany.