Hybrid Breed

Boxer + Doberman


Boxer and Doberman mix - a hybrid breed.

The mixed breed of Boxer and Doberman is the best of both worlds. You get the loyalty and playful nature of a Boxer with the courage and protection of a Doberman.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Boxer-Doberman mix usually weighs 25-45 kg and is 60-70 cm tall. They have a strong, muscular body and a short, smooth coat. Their head is square with a long, triangular muzzle. They have erect ears and a long, strong tail.

Alternate Name -
Origin Germany
Life expectancy 10 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average to high - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Boxer and Doberman mix - Such is probably his nature.

The Boxer is a strong, athletic dog with a strong protective instinct. These dogs are confident and loyal, but can also be headstrong and stubborn. They need a firm owner who will consistently train and socialize them. Boxer Dobermans are energetic and need plenty of exercise, both mental and physical. They are best suited for a home with a large yard and plenty of room to run and play. These dogs make excellent watchdogs and will guard their family with their lives.


  • energetic
  • friendly
  • fearless
  • dedicated
  • intelligent
  • loyal
  • brave
  • playful
  • obedient
  • concentrated
  • confidently


  • Watchdog
  • Family Dog
  • Police Dog
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What diseases can occur in Boxer and Doberman mix.

Doberman Pinschers and Boxers are both large, loyal and intelligent breeds, which makes the Doberman Pinscher Boxer mix an ideal pet. However, this breed is not free from health problems. The most common health problems in Doberman Pinscher Boxers are hip and elbow dysplasia, cardiomyopathy, von Willebrand disease and cancers.

Hip and elbow dysplasia are both inherited diseases that cause abnormal joint development. This can lead to pain, lameness and eventually arthritis. Cardiomyopathy is a heart disease that can cause irregular heartbeat, lethargy, and exercise intolerance. Von Willebrand disease is a blood clotting disorder that can cause the affected dog to bleed excessively from even minor injuries.

Cancers are also a major problem in this breed, as various types of tumors are becoming more common. While not all of these health problems are fatal, they can greatly affect the quality of life of your Doberman Pinscher Boxer mix. Therefore, it is important that you work closely with your veterinarian to ensure that your dog is as healthy as possible.

The coat of a Boxer-Doberman mix is usually short and stiff, with a thick undercoat. The coat is usually either black, brown or fawn, with a black mask.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail lang
Anatomy square, hefty, strong, sporty
Size ♀ 53 - 68 cm
Weight ♀ 25 - 45 kg
Size ♂ 57 - 72 cm
Weight ♂ 27 - 35 kg
Suitable For -
  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Cardiomyopathy

    In large breeds of dogs, dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is by far the most common cardiomyopathy.

  • Kidney disease

    Symptoms of kidney disease in dogs: increased urination (polyuria) increased water intake. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Loss of appetite

  • Wobbler syndrome

    In veterinary medicine, this is the name given to a complex of symptoms caused by nerve damage in the area of the spinal cord or spinal cord nerves in the area of the cervical spine.

  • Blue Doberman Syndrome

    Blue Doberman Syndrome (Alopecia). This is a hereditary disease that leads to progressive hair loss.

  • Dancing Doberman Diseas

    Initially, there is only bending of the legs, which is caused by muscle failure. In the advanced stage, the disease then leads to paralysis.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    The hip dysplasia or hip joint dysplasia of the dog (HD) is a maldevelopment of the hip joint.

  • Hypothyroidism

    Most often, dogs get sick in middle age. Causes of hypothyroidism. Several causes of hypothyroidism are known.

  • Ataxia

    Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.

  • A Boxer-Doberman mix can look different depending on the characteristics it inherited from the two parents, but they are usually large, athletic dogs with short coats. They may have the characteristic BOXER markings on their head and body, and their ears may be cropped like a Doberman.

  • Boxer-Doberman mixes are large dogs, usually weighing between 25-45 kg. They can be even larger if they have inherited more of the Boxer's size.

  • Yes, Boxer-Doberman mixes can be good family dogs if properly socialized and trained. They are usually loyal and protective of their family, and they can get along well with children if raised together.

  • Yes, Boxer-Doberman mixes are active dogs that need a lot of exercise. A daily walk or run is essential, and they also like to play catch or go swimming.

  • Yes, like all dogs, Boxermans also shed some of their fur. If you brush them regularly, they can reduce the amount of hair in the home.

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