Living with a Boxapoint
Personality: The Boxapoint is a very smart, loving, playful dog who can be stubborn at times.
Temperament: The Boxapoint is an active, friendly and gentle dog.
Family Dog: The Boxapoint makes an excellent family dog for anyone.
Shedding: The Boxapoint is a heavy seasonal shedder during the spring and fall.
Grooming: The coat of the Boxapoint is very easy to groom.
Training: Using positive reinforcement methods the Boxapoint can be easily trained.
Behavior: The Boxapoint is an active, smart, well behaved and very dedicated to the entire family. They love to play, sleep and go everywhere you go. They do not like to be left behind.
Barking: The Boxapoint does not bark much except when they are playing or when guests come over.
Weather: The Boxapoint does fine in the cold if they are active but they prefer moderate weather if outside for long.
Exercise: The Boxapoint requires lots of exercise.
Physical Ability: The Boxapoint can do almost any task asked of them. They are stronger and faster than they first appear.
Appearance: The Boxapoint has the snout of a German Shorthaired Pointer with the body and facial features of the Boxer. They are very good looking dogs.
Size: A fully grown Boxapoint weight between 25 to 45 pounds.
Companionship: The Boxapoint makes a wonderful companion dog.
Head: The head of the Boxapoint is slightly larger than the Pointers yet less square than the Boxers.
Nose: The Boxapoint has a broad, square, black nose with an extremely good sense of smell.
Eyes: The eyes of the Boxapoint are dark brown to black in color.
Ears: The ears of the Boxapoint are long and floppy.
Muzzle: The muzzle of the Boxapoint is shorter and squarer than a Pointer's yet longer and less square than Boxer's.
Neck: The Boxapoint has a slightly long and muscular neck.
Body: The Boxapoint has the body of a Boxer, yet a little thinner with very strong bones and solid muscle.
Forequarters: The Boxapoint has a long slightly broad and fairly deep chest.
Hindquarters: The hindquarters of the Boxapoint are large and extremely powerful.
Gait: The Boxapoint has a long, smooth graceful stride.
Feet: The Boxapoint has large feet with slight webbing. They tend to look like they are tiptoeing when the walk.
Tail: The tail of the Boxapoint is long, thin and should be docked. It is usually docked somewhere longer than a Boxer's and shorter than a Pointer's.
Color: The Boxapoint can have a white coat with fawn markings and black spots.
Coat: The Boxapoint has a short, smooth, shiny coat.
Life Expectancy: The average life expectancy of the Boxapoint is around 10 years of age.
Characteristics: The Boxapoint is a amusing and friendly dog. They make good all around dog for hunting, working or guarding. They prefer the company of people over other animals.
Allergies: The Boxapoint may have an allergy to beef.
Health: Overall the Boxapoint is a very healthy dog.
Skin Health: The Boxapoint typically has good overall skin health but it can get dry in the winter.
Ear Health: The Boxapoint has relatively good ear health but they can get dirty often and need to be cleaned.
Litter Size: The average litter size for the Boxapoint is between 6 to 8 pups.
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