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Boxachi Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Boxachi so you can get to know the breed more.

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Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Boxer and Chihuahua mix

Boxachi Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Boxachi puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Boxachi in the United States? How much money is a Boxachi?

Where to buy a Boxachi with a good pedigree?

$600-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Boxachi, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Boxachi for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Boxachi gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Boxachi? How many Boxachi are there in the world?
Very frequent: The Boxachi is quite easy to get. There is a risk of overbreeding, as it is an extremely popular breed.

Inbreeding is common because of its popularity. A new study suggests that inbreeding contributes to the incidence of disease and health problems.

So be careful, buy from a trustworthy place or kennel and seek the help of an experienced person, a professional, to make the right decision.

Boxachi Size

Size
Is a Boxachi small, medium or large dog?

How big do Boxachi get?

What is the average size of a Boxachi?

Medium
Weight
How much does the Boxachi weigh? How much should a Boxachi weight? What is the normal weight of a Boxachi? How much does a full-grown Boxachi weight?
10-40 pounds (5-20 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Boxachi?
25 pounds (11 kg)
Height
How tall is the Boxachi? Boxachi height:
6-20 inches (15-51 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Boxachi?
13 inches (33 cm)

Boxachi Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Boxachi have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineWaterproof
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Boxachi coats?
BlackTan Red Cream White Fawn Brindle Chocolate
Grooming
How to groom the Boxachi and how often? How often should I take my Boxachi to the groomer?
Effortless: The Boxachi requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Boxachi is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Boxachi dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Boxachi? Do Boxachi dogs shed a lot?
Boxachi dogs are low shedders. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Boxachi need a bath? How often should you give a Boxachi a bath? Can I bathe my Boxachi every day?
3-4 weeks
More often than average. These dog coats tend to be longer, softer, and oilier than short-haired breeds. While a good bath every now and then is a great way to keep your buddy from becoming overly smelly, be mindful about overbathing.

Bathing will wash away your dog’s natural oils, while a simple brushing every few days should keep them clean.

Boxachi Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Boxachi have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
PlayfulEnergeticAlertCourageousIntelligentConfidentFriendlyLoyalQuickDevotedLivelyFearlessBraveBright
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Boxachi? Is the Boxachi breed dumb or smart?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.

The Boxachi ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are Boxachi dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Boxachi?
Boxachi dogs are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Boxachi is a playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Boxachi sensitivity:
Sensitive: Boxachi dogs don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits.

This breed's emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Boxachi a good family dog?
High: Boxachi dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dogs for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Boxachi need? Boxachi social needs:
Boxachi dogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Boxachi dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Boxachi bark?
Average to High: The Boxachi is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have different meanings.

Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.

Watchdog Ability
Is Boxachi good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Boxachi dogs are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and a sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Boxachi dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Boxachi dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Boxachi dogs are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect its territory so the Boxachi can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Boxachi will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Boxachi bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Boxachi? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Boxachi? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Boxachi has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Boxachi has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Boxachi? How much bite force does a Boxachi have?
Between 100 and 400 PSI
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Boxachi do?
Boxachi dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Boxachi dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Boxachi to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Boxachi roam?
Boxachi dogs have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Boxachi have high prey drive?
Boxachi dogs have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Boxachi good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Boxachi in an apartment?
Very house-friendly dog the Boxachi breed. It's good if you have a small garden where he can go out and do his business, but it's not important at all. You can get enough exercise with one or two walks a day, so keeping them indoors shouldn't be a problem.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Boxachi dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Boxachi be left alone? How long can you leave a Boxachi alone?
Boxachi dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Boxachi Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Boxachi temperament with other people:
Boxachi dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Boxachi dogs get along with other pets? Are Boxachi dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Boxachi dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Boxachi dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Boxachi temperament with children:
Boxachi dogs are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Boxachi dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Boxachi breed live with a cat?
Boxachi dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Boxachi good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Boxachi dogs get along with other dogs?
Boxachi dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Boxachi breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Boxachi breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Boxachi dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Boxachi dogs good office canines? Do Boxachi dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
Boxachi is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Boxachi dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Boxachi temperament with senior people? Are Boxachi dogs good for elderly owners?
Boxachis are commonly okay with elderly people.

Boxachi Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Boxachi dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Boxachis are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Boxachi breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Boxachi breed? Most common health risks of Boxachi:
Collapsed TracheaHeart MurmursHip DysplasiaOpen FontanelPatellar LuxationAllergiesCancerHypothyroidismBloatDeafnessDemodectic MangePulmonic StenosisAortic StenosisBoxer CardiomyopathyCorneal DystrophyHydrocephalusHypoglycemiaShivering
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Boxachi breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Boxachi see the vet?
Rare
The Boxachi should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year). If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Boxachi dogs live? How old can a Boxachi be? What is the age limit of the Boxachi? How many years can the oldest Boxachi live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Boxachi?

How long is the lifespan of a Boxachi?

10-16 years
The average lifespan of Boxachi: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Boxachi breed hypoallergenic?
No
Boxachi dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Boxachi have? What is the activity level of the Boxachi?
Boxachi dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Boxachi need? How much exercise do Boxachi dogs require per day?

Do Boxachi dogs need a lot of exercises?

Boxachi dogs have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long ones on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Boxachi breed need?
Boxachi dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Boxachi need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Boxachi breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Boxachi? How much food should I feed my Boxachi?
Recommended daily amount: 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Boxachi risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Boxachi's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding.

If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Boxachi weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

High 🔼

The Boxachi has a high chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Boxachi drool?
The Boxachi is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Boxachi could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Boxachi.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Boxachi As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Boxachi be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act).

Boxachi is not the best breed for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Boxachi be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Boxachi be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Boxachi breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Boxachi be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.

Boxachi is not the best breed for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Boxachi be a search and rescue dog?

Not really

This dog breed is not typically used as a search and rescue dog. The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and locating missing people.

The Boxachi is not the best breed for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Boxachi be a boat dog?

Not really

Boxachi breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Boxachi be a drafting dog?

Yes

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination.

Boxachi breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Boxachi dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Boxachi Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Boxachi pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Boxachi breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Boxachi: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Boxachi have in a litter? How many puppies can the Boxachi breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Boxachi have? How many puppies can a Boxachi give birth to?
2-10 puppies, average 6

Boxachi Recognition

AKC Group
Is Boxachi recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Boxachi recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.

Boxachi Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Health Issues: Boxachis are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Apartment Friendly: Very house-friendly dog the Boxachi breed.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Boxachi requires minimal grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Boxachi dogs are low shedders.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Boxachi is a perfect example of a low drooling tendency.
  • Watchdog Ability: Boxachi dogs are good watchdogs.
  • Adaptability: Boxachi dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Cat Friendly: Boxachi dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Boxachi dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Boxachi dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Stinkiness: The Boxachi has a high chance of bad smell.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Boxachi's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Boxachi dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Boxachi is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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