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Boxer Bloodhound Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Boxer Bloodhound 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 Bloodhound mix

Boxer Bloodhound Price and Availability

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

Where to buy a Boxer Bloodhound with a good pedigree?

$600-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Boxer Bloodhound, 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 Boxer Bloodhound for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Boxer Bloodhound gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Boxer Bloodhound? How many Boxer Bloodhound are there in the world?
Very frequent: The Boxer Bloodhound 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.

Boxer Bloodhound Size

Size
Is a Boxer Bloodhound small, medium or large dog?

How big do Boxer Bloodhound get?

What is the average size of a Boxer Bloodhound?

LargeGiant
Weight
How much does the Boxer Bloodhound weigh? How much should a Boxer Bloodhound weight? What is the normal weight of a Boxer Bloodhound? How much does a full-grown Boxer Bloodhound weight?
Male: 90-110 pounds (41-50 kg), Female: 80-100 pounds (36-45 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Boxer Bloodhound?
Male: 100 pounds (45.5 kg), Female: 90 pounds (40.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Boxer Bloodhound? Boxer Bloodhound height:
Male: 25-27 inches (63-69 cm), Female: 23-25 inches (58-63 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Boxer Bloodhound?
Male: 26 inches (66 cm), Female: 24 inches (60.5 cm)

Boxer Bloodhound Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Boxer Bloodhound have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
RoughWaterproof
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Boxer Bloodhound coats?
BlackTan Red White Fawn Brindle Liver
Grooming
How to groom the Boxer Bloodhound and how often? How often should I take my Boxer Bloodhound to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Boxer Bloodhound doesn't require a lot of 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 regularly to avoid infections. Boxer Bloodhound is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Boxer Bloodhound dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Boxer Bloodhound? Do Boxer Bloodhound dogs shed a lot?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Boxer Bloodhound need a bath? How often should you give a Boxer Bloodhound a bath? Can I bathe my Boxer Bloodhound every day?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup. According to a study, 56% of pet parents don’t bathe their dogs as frequently as they should, and 60% use the sniff test when deciding when it’s bath time.

Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

Boxer Bloodhound Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Boxer Bloodhound have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
PlayfulStubbornIndependentEnergeticIntelligentConfidentFriendlyAffectionateLoyalGentleOutrightTemperedFearlessBraveBright
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Boxer Bloodhound? Is the Boxer Bloodhound breed dumb or smart?
Smart: The Boxer Bloodhound dogs have great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.

The Boxer Bloodhound is among the smartest dogs in the intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Boxer Bloodhound dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Boxer Bloodhound?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Boxer Bloodhound is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Boxer Bloodhound sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Boxer Bloodhound dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Boxer Bloodhound a good family dog?
High: Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound need? Boxer Bloodhound social needs:
Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Boxer Bloodhound bark?
Average to High: The Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Boxer Bloodhound dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend its territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Boxer Bloodhound bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Boxer Bloodhound? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Boxer Bloodhound? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Boxer Bloodhound? How much bite force does a Boxer Bloodhound have?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Boxer Bloodhound bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Boxer Bloodhound, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained.

However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Boxer Bloodhound do?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs have a higher than 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 Boxer Bloodhound dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Boxer Bloodhound to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Boxer Bloodhound roam?
The wanderlust potential of the Boxer Bloodhound is strong enough to escape from home. They have a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Boxer Bloodhound have high prey drive?
Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Boxer Bloodhound in an apartment?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Boxer Bloodhound indoors.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can a Boxer Bloodhound be left alone? How long can you leave a Boxer Bloodhound alone?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Boxer Bloodhound Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Boxer Bloodhound temperament with other people:
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Boxer Bloodhound dogs get along with other pets? Are Boxer Bloodhound dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Boxer Bloodhound dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Boxer Bloodhound temperament with children:
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound breed live with a cat?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Boxer Bloodhound good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Boxer Bloodhound dogs get along with other dogs?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Boxer Bloodhound can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Boxer Bloodhound breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Boxer Bloodhound breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Boxer Bloodhound dogs good office canines? Do Boxer Bloodhound dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
Boxer Bloodhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Boxer Bloodhound dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Boxer Bloodhound temperament with senior people? Are Boxer Bloodhound dogs good for elderly owners?
Boxer Bloodhounds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Boxer Bloodhound Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Boxer Bloodhound dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Boxer Bloodhounds are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Boxer Bloodhound breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Boxer Bloodhound breed? Most common health risks of Boxer Bloodhound:
Hip DysplasiaAllergiesCancerHypothyroidismBloatEpilepsyDeafnessEntropionEctropionElbow DysplasiaDemodectic MangeEctopic CiliaAortic StenosisBoxer CardiomyopathyCorneal Dystrophy
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Boxer Bloodhound breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Boxer Bloodhound see the vet?
Rare
The Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound dogs live? How old can a Boxer Bloodhound be? What is the age limit of the Boxer Bloodhound? How many years can the oldest Boxer Bloodhound live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Boxer Bloodhound?

How long is the lifespan of a Boxer Bloodhound?

10-12 years
The average lifespan of Boxer Bloodhound: 11 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Boxer Bloodhound breed hypoallergenic?
No
Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound have? What is the activity level of the Boxer Bloodhound?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Boxer Bloodhound need? How much exercise do Boxer Bloodhound dogs require per day?

Do Boxer Bloodhound dogs need a lot of exercises?

Boxer Bloodhound dogs need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Boxer Bloodhound breed need?
Boxer Bloodhound dogs don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Boxer Bloodhound need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Boxer Bloodhound breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Boxer Bloodhound? How much food should I feed my Boxer Bloodhound?
Recommended daily amount: 4 to 8 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? Boxer Bloodhound risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Boxer Bloodhound'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 Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound drool?
The Boxer Bloodhound drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed. 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 more than others, just like the Boxer Bloodhound.

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

Boxer Bloodhound As a Working Dog

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

Yes

This breed makes good 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).

Boxer Bloodhound breed is a good choice for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Boxer Bloodhound be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Boxer Bloodhound 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.

Boxer Bloodhound breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

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

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work. 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.

Boxer Bloodhound breed is a good choice for detection purposes.

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

Yes

This breed would make an excellent 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 in locating missing people.

The Boxer Bloodhound breed is a good choice for SAR purposes.

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

Not really

Boxer Bloodhound 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 Boxer Bloodhound 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.

Boxer Bloodhound breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

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

Not really

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

Boxer Bloodhound Reproducibility

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

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Boxer Bloodhound: 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 Boxer Bloodhound have in a litter? How many puppies can the Boxer Bloodhound breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Boxer Bloodhound have? How many puppies can a Boxer Bloodhound give birth to?
8-10 puppies

Boxer Bloodhound Recognition

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

Boxer Bloodhound Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: The Boxer Bloodhound dogs have great intelligence.
  • Trainability: Boxer Bloodhound dogs are easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Boxer Bloodhounds are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Boxer Bloodhound doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Adaptability: Boxer Bloodhound dogs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Boxer Bloodhound dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Cat Friendly: Boxer Bloodhound dogs are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Boxer Bloodhound dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Boxer Bloodhounds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Boxer Bloodhound dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog: After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.
  • Search and Rescue Dog (SAR): This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.
  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Boxer Bloodhound dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Boxer Bloodhound drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
  • Stinkiness: The Boxer Bloodhound has a high chance of bad smell.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Boxer Bloodhound's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Mouthiness: Boxer Bloodhound dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: The wanderlust potential of the Boxer Bloodhound is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Boxer Bloodhound dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Boxer Bloodhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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