Boxer Dachshund Mix


The Boxer Dachshund Mix, is a mixed breed dog resulting from breeding the Boxer and the Dachshund. I encourage you to avoid this type of mix. Is it more like the Boxer or the Dachshund? Those are the questions we will try and answer below. Continue reading below to see pictures, videos, and learn more about the beautiful Boxer Dachshund Mix.

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Here are some pictures of the Boxer Dachshund Mix




Boxer Dachshund Mix History

All hybrid or designer dogs are tough to get a good read on as there isn’t much history to them. Breeding specific dogs like this has become common in the last twenty years or so even though I am sure that this mixed breed found it’s share of dogs to the shelter due to accidental breeding. We will take a closer look at the history of both parent breeds below.  If you are looking at breeders for new, designer dogs please beware of Puppy Mills. These are places that mass produce puppies, specifically for profit and don’t care at all about the dogs. Please sign our petition to stop puppy mills.

Boxer History:

The Boxer is a relatively new breed from the late 19th century. It hails from Germany. He hails from the Bulldog and some German Dachshunds. As most dogs he is a mix of many breeds. He was bred to be a working dog and has hunting and fighting in his past. He was a voracious worker in both World Wars. He is a very playful dog and really not very aggressive, but is extremely loyal. He is extremely alert and will be good with your kids. If he or his family feels threatened, he will show his protective side.

Dachshund History:

The dachshund hails from Germany. The standard size dachshund was developed to scent, chase, and flush out badgers and other burrow-dwelling animals, while the miniature dachshund was bred to hunt smaller prey such as rabbits. In the United States, they have also been used to track wounded deer and hunt prairie dogs.



Awesome videos of Boxer Dachshund Mix puppies


Boxer Dachshund Mix Size and Weight

Boxer

Height: 21-25 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 55 - 70 lb.

Lifespan: 10 -12 years


Dachshund

Height: 5 - 6 inches at the shoulder

Weight: 16 -33 lb.

Lifespan: 14 - 17 years



Boxer Dachshund Mix Personality

Like all hybrids, you have to look to the parents to get a good read on how they will likely behave. This could obviously make for a very powerful and strong breed. Both of these parent breeds can be strong and powerful and have very strong prey and drive instincts. They should get along well with other animals if exposed and socialized properly as well. They are somewhat capable of independence, or alone time when the house is noisy or full. She responds well to positive reinforcement, like all dogs. She should be rather affectionate and enjoy spending lots of time with you. Don’t plan on leaving her alone for long periods as he won’t do well alone. She wants to be with the “pack.”


Boxer Dachshund Mix Health

All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems as all breeds are susceptible to some things more than others. However, the one positive thing about getting a puppy is that you can avoid this as much as possible. A breeder should absolutely offer a health guarantee on puppies. If they won’t do this, then look no more and don’t consider that breeder at all. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about health problems in the breed and the incidence with which they occur. Health clearances prove that a dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition.

The Dachshund mixed with the Dachshund might be prone to just avoid this mix

Note that these are just common problems in both breeds.



Boxer Dachshund Mix Care

What are the grooming requirements?

Avoid this mix.

What are the exercise requirements?

Avoid this mix.

What are the training requirements?

Avoid this mix.



Boxer Dachshund Mix Feeding

A lot of times diet is done on a per-dog basis. Each one is unique and has different dietary requirements. Most dogs in the U.S. are overweight. A mix like this one that is prone to hip and elbow dysplasia should really be on fish oil and glucosamine and chondroitin supplements as soon as possible.

Overfeeding any dog is not a good idea as that can really exacerbate health problems such as elbow and hip dysplasia.

A good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background.


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