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Boxset Breed Information

Boxset

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
   
AKA: Basser
   
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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.

Boxset Appearance

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.

Boxset Health

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.


* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
*** It is important to do research on your dog's history before choosing a dog. We are dedicated to providing the most accurate information possible about each breed.