DBR , IDCR
Living with a Boxset
Personality: Most unique personality. Almost like a child. He pouts when he's in trouble, is loving when he's sleepy and annoying when he needs to go outside to potty.
Family Dog: The Boxset makes a great family dog.
Shedding: The Boxset ma shed less like a Boxer or could shed a lot like a Basset Hound.
Behavior: The Boxset is typically playful and active like a Boxer.
Barking: The Boxset is not an excessive barker.
Weather: Doesn't really do good in extremely hot or extremely cold weather. Gets overheated, especially when playing, in hot, dry weather. Gets too cold in freezing, wet weather.
Exercise: The Boxset likes to run and needs a good-sized fenced yard in which to play.
Appearance: Fawn with a little white his on feet and belly.
Size: The Boxset is a large dog who can weigh between 50 to 70 pounds when fully grown.
Companionship: The Boxset makes an excellent companion dog.
Nose: The nose is constantly going. Can bring home treats or dog food and before it's unpackaged, he can smell it in the bag. Can track the scent of a deer just by using a frozen deer tail and dragging it through the yard.... trails it and finds it every time.
Teeth/Bite: Has a mouth full of teeth. Has a strong, firm hold.
Body: Long, short and muscular.
Gait: The Boxset has a gallop and lopping run like a Basset Hound.
Feet: The Boxset has big feet like a Basset Hound but may have Boxer-like nails, not "claws" like a Basset Hound.
Tail: The tail of the Boxset might be docked like a Boxer's, of left long like a Basset Hound's.
Color: The coat of the Boxset can be fawn & white or hound tri-colored.
Coat: The coat of the Boxset is silky smooth.
Health: Very heathly, however, boxsets with long tails can be prone to water tail.
Eye Health: Eyes are beautiful, big and droopy. They look blood shot when he gets sleepy and is ready for bed. Watch for eye bugers.
Ear Health: Ears should be cleaned regularly as they are long and droopy, great for mites to hang out in. He can hear a pin drop from a mile away.
Bone Health: The Boxset has a solid, muscular body like the Boxer but it is short like a Basset Hound.
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