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The Box-a-Shar - a hybrid breed.

The Boxer-Shar Pei mix is a charming, bold and lively breed. They are persistent and smart and tend to be very affectionate. Box-a-Shars tend to be small and have a one-story coat, but this can vary - from smooth and short to medium length and curly. They have typical characteristics of the Shar-Pei breed such as the wrinkles on their face and the blunted ears, but their appetizing appearance comes from their Boxer ancestor. These fine and friendly dogs are alert and energetic, but entertaining without being too hyper. They are also easy to train and extremely loyal. A perfect family dog for those looking for a confident but loving companion.

Alternate Name -
Origin Germany - China
Life expectancy 9 - 15 years
Care requirements low-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 of the Box-aShar - Such is probably his nature.

The Box-a-Shar is a large and lively dog, also known as a Family Dog. He has a lot of energy and is generally very affectionate. This mix of Boxer and Shar Pei is very intelligent than other breeds.

Boxer and Shar Peis are both known for their courage, alertness and strong protective instinct. Both breeds are loyal and loving family dogs, which makes it an ideal companion.

It is important that the mixed breed is properly socialized and trained as a puppy. Since this breed is very energetic, it is not suitable for people who do not have time or patience to train such dogs. A good Boxer-Shar Pei mix needs constant physical and mental stimulation to be content and happy.

This dog needs strong responsibility and direction from his owner. He needs to know who is master in the house so he does not try to take the alpha role. If the dog is allowed to lord it over you, it can be aggressive and difficult to handle.

Basically, however, this hybrid breed is a gentle, outgoing and loving companion. He enjoys spending time with his family and loves to romp around the beach, park and backyard. Both breeds love to play, so toys and exercise are essential to maintaining a peaceful dog.

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What diseases can occur in a Box-a-Shar?

The Box-a-Shars are a popular breed that originate from the Boxer and the Shar-Pei. These mixed breeds are brave, stubborn, intelligent and loyal, which makes them excellent family dogs. Unfortunately, they can also suffer from various diseases, so it is important to be aware of any potential risks.

One of the most common health problems with this hybrid breed is respiratory distress syndrome. This is a condition in which breathing becomes obstructed, which can have serious consequences. Symptoms include severe emaciation, shortness of breath, coughing, seizures and a general malaise. Treatment can be difficult, but usually there is a good prognosis with proper care.

Other possible conditions in this breed include skin allergies, atopy and heart disease. Atopy is an allergic reaction to certain allergens in the environment and usually requires lifelong treatment. Allergic skin conditions such as dermatitis and eczema can be recurrent and cause severe itching. Heart disease can lead to serious complications that can go untreated and even be fatal.

It is important that owners of Boxer Shar-Pei mixes have their puppy examined regularly for findings. Finding potential problems early can help manage them effectively. Additionally, it is important that dog owners follow their veterinarian's vaccination recommendations to prevent potential diseases. With proper care and vaccinations, owners can provide their dog with a happy and healthy life.

The coat texture and color of a Boxer and Shar-Pei mongrel are very different. In general, they have short, dense and shiny fur. The color varies from light brown to black, sometimes with white markings. However, there are also cases where the dog has a combination of both colors, with the light brown color dominating. Sometimes they also have brown spots that resemble tiger stripes. The coat is tough and it is resistant to different weather conditions. They have a prominent lion's mane around their face and a shaggy coat on their tail.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

This mix dog grows to be about 40-50 cm tall and 25-35 kg when it reaches adulthood. It has a flat, narrow face with a thin mouth and a very short muzzle. The head is slightly domed at the forehead and medium sized ears will protrude from the fur at the back of the head. His body is square and muscular, with short smooth coat, short tail and a few loose folds of skin around the shoulders and middle of the back. His color ranges from deep red to light brown with white markings in various places.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail lang - rolled up
Anatomy square, hefty, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 46 - 60 cm
Weight ♀ 18 - 29 kg
Size ♂ 46 - 65 cm
Weight ♂ 25 - 32 kg
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  • 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.

  • Amyloidosis

    Amyloidosis refers to a group of diseases that share a common feature: the pathological abnormal deposition of a fibrous protein called amyloid in various tissues of the body. Several organs are often involved.

  • Skin inflammations

    Can be hereditary in certain breeds.

  • A Box-a-Shar is a dog that mixes the best of both breeds and combines the typical characteristics of Boxers and Shar Peis. They are intelligent, playful and loyal.

  • This mongrel grows to about 40-50 cm in height and 25-35 kg in weight.

  • Box-a-Shars are happy, friendly and playful dogs. They are very affectionate and like to be entertained in family members. They are intelligent and attentive, but sometimes stubborn.

  • Box-a-Shars require a moderate amount of care. They should be brushed and bathed regularly. They should also get regular extensive exercise and walks to maintain their temperament and health.

  • Yes, Box-a-Shars are suitable for apartment living as long as they are exercised and run regularly. If they do not get enough exercise, they can become destructive and restless.

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Sissi is a blogger since 2014, came on the dog 2018. Since then she struts daily her 10000 steps with Loki through the world. The Beagdor (Labrador-Beagle mix) is a therapy dog for children and also accompanies her to schools. Secretly she fancies a French Bulldog as a second dog.

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