A boxweiler is a cross between a boxer and a rottweiler. They’re large dogs, usually between 70 and 100 lbs., with even bigger personalities. They’re very active and love to cuddle once they’ve tired themselves out.
A boxweiler’s coat may be one color or a combination of:
They have short hair but can be shedders. Regular brushing can help keep the shedding at bay.
These dogs have a lot of energy to burn and need a lot of stimulation. They thrive in a home with a large area to run and play, so a typical apartment setting might be a tricky place for them to live. Their high activity level requires them to have a solid half-hour- to hour-long walk every day with some shorter walks and playtime in between.
Since boxweilers are working dogs, they’re happiest when they have a job to do. This makes them excellent watchdogs, as they will always alert you if someone comes close to the home.
This breed is highly intelligent, which means they can also have a stubborn streak. Luckily, early training can help eliminate any bad habits before they start. Consistency is key. Many boxweilers can get along great with other animals, though they may prefer to be the only furry friend in the house.
These dogs inherit some of the best traits from each breed. They are:
They can play well with children but may prefer to spend time with adults and those who know how to play gently.
If you like dogs who are loving, protective and love to play, a boxweiler is the dog for you.