English Boxetter:Boxer and English setter Mix

Hybrid Breed

Boxer + English setter


English Boxetter ( Boxer and English Setter mix )

The English Boxetter is a fascinating cross between the spirited Boxer and the elegant English Setter. Both parents have a rich history and are popular dog breeds with unique characteristics.

  • The Boxer : The Boxer is a German dog breed that was originally bred as a working and guard dog. He is known for his energy, intelligence and playful nature.

  • The English Setter: The English Setter originates from England and was originally bred as a hunting dog. He is noted for his elegance, stamina and ability to track and find game birds.

His intelligence, playfulness and affection make him an ideal companion for active families or individuals who enjoy spending time outdoors. With sufficient exercise, training, and loving education, the English Boxetter will grow up to be a loyal and lively companion who will enrich his family's lives. If you are looking for an intelligent and active dog who enjoys spending time with his family and learning new things, the English Boxetter could be the perfect choice for you.

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

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Possible character traits

The English Boxetter inherits the best traits of both parents, developing a unique character.

  • Energetic and playful: The English Boxetter is extremely energetic and playful. He loves to spend time outdoors and enjoys being active.

  • Intelligent and eager to learn: The English Boxetter is intelligent and eager to learn. He enjoys learning new things and is open to training and mental challenges.

  • Affectionate and Family Oriented: The English Boxetter often builds a strong bond with his family and is extremely affectionate and loving.

  • Sociable and Social: As a rule, the English Boxetter is sociable and friendly towards other dogs and people.

Suitability and attitude

The English Boxetter is an ideal choice for active families or individuals who enjoy spending time outdoors and are looking for a playful and intelligent companion. Requiring plenty of exercise and mental stimulation, he is well suited for active individuals or families who enjoy hiking, jogging, or other outdoor activities.

The English Boxetter is an excellent family dog and does well with children. His playful nature and affectionate nature make him a popular companion for families.

Care and health

The care of the English Boxetter requires special attention to ensure his well-being: he needs regular exercise to dissipate his energy and stay healthy. Long walks, games and exercise sessions are important for his well-being.

The English Boxetter's coat can vary depending on the parent. Regular brushing is important to remove loose hair and prevent matting.

As with all dog breeds, the English Boxetter may be subject to certain genetic health problems, such as hip dysplasia or heart disease. Regular vet visits and a balanced diet are important to maintain his health.

The English Boxetter can have physical characteristics of both parents:

  • Size: it is usually a medium-sized dog with a shoulder height of 55 to 65 cm.

  • Weight: The weight usually varies between 20 and 30 kg.

  • Coat and color: The coat of the English Boxetter can vary depending on the parent. It can be short or medium length and can be found in different colors such as brown, brindle or white.

  • Build: The English Boxetter has an athletic build, similar to that of its parents.

Fur length short - long
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear
Tail lang - fanned out
Anatomy square, hefty, strong
Size ♀ 53 - 65 cm
Weight ♀ 20 - 32 kg
Size ♂ 57 - 68 cm
Weight ♂ 27 - 40 kg
Suitable For -
  • Epilepsy

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

  • 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.

  • Cardiomyopathy

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

  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Allergies

    Can occur in a number of breeds, regardless of genetic makeup.

  • Cancer

    May be common in older dogs.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • Numbness

    Often occurs in old age.

  • This mixed breed is an extremely energetic, obedient and intelligent dog breed, which is notable for its temperamental nature and compact, muscular physique. They usually have a brown coat and a friendly, helpful nature.

  • Although this hybrid breed is very hardy, it is prone to some health problems such as hip dysplasia, heart disease, respiratory problems and allergies.

  • This hybrid breed has a life expectancy of about 10 to 12 years.

  • This hybrid breed should get at least an hour of exercise and play every day to get rid of their energy and stay healthy.

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