Boxane

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60-150 lbs
22-24"
Unknown
Boxer
Great Dane
Most owners agree this hybrid, the Boxane, is a wonderful combination of the Boxer and the Great Dane. The appearance and personality of your hybrid can vary greatly within the same litter; all will depend on which genes are most prominent. Typically a giant breed, the weight of this hybrid can range between 60 and 150 pounds. Most often seen as a fairly active dog, regular exercise will be important for your Boxane, to include long walks and trips to the dog park. If you are looking for an affectionate companion with size to boot, the Boxane may be the choice for you.
Purpose
Companion, Guarding
Date of Origin
Unknown
Ancestry
Boxer and Great Dane

Boxane Health

Average Size
Male Boxane size stats
Height: 27-33 inches Weight: 60-150 lbs
Female Boxane size stats
Height: 22-24 inches Weight: 60-150 lbs
Major Concerns
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Wobbler's Syndrome
  • Subaortic Stenosis
Minor Concerns
  • Gastric Torsion
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • Tumors
  • Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Corneal Dystrophy
Occasional Diagnoses
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • vonWillebrand’s Disease
Occasional Tests
  • hip, elbow, eye, blood and heart

Boxane Breed History

While the Boxane is still making a name for himself in the history books, the two parent breeds that combine to create the Boxane have long histories. Evidence leans toward the theory that the Boxer is one of numerous descendants of the old fighting dogs of the high valleys of Tibet. Believed to be a cousin of nearly all of the breeds of Bulldog, he is thought to be a descendent of the Mastiff as well. The Boxer has been around since the 1800’s typically serving as a guardian and working in the bull baiting and fighting rings. Thankfully, these activities were outlawed and today we see a playful breed. The Great Dane likely descends from the old English Mastiff and Irish Wolfhound. The breed’s ancestors were used in both war and hunting. The breed is German and has received the nickname “Apollo of Dogs”. In Germany in the 14th Century, the breed was known as skilled hunters of wild boar as a result of his speed, strength and endurance. The breed was popular with nobility as a result of its commanding and refined look. While the English started calling the breed German Boarhounds, at some time and for reasons unknown, the dog started to be called the Great Dane, despite not being Danish.

Boxane Breed Appearance

The Boxane tends to be large, but may average between 60 and 150 pounds, with a short coat. While the color of the Boxane is typically brown, the breed is also seen in black, golden, white, and brown and white. The coat of the breed will be shiny and short, and his eyes are most often brown in color. The Boxane is strongly built, with a sturdy, agile appearance. He has ears that are folded, and very large feet. An appealing dog, the Boxane has a strong attractive gait.
Eye Color Possibilities
brown Boxane eyes
Brown
Nose Color Possibilities
black Boxane nose
Black
Coat Color Possibilities
brown Boxane coat
Brown
black Boxane coat
Black
white Boxane coat
White
Coat Length
Short Medium Long
Coat Density
Sparse Normal Dense
Coat Texture
Boxane straight coat texture
Straight Wiry Wavy Curly Corded

Boxane Breed Maintenance

The Boxane requires low to moderate grooming efforts. As an average shedding dog, regular brushing with a pin brush will be helpful to avoid your Boxane’s fur being all over your home. As your Boxane may be quite large and difficult to bathe, dry shampoo is recommended when necessary. As with any dog, you will want to be sure to trim your Boxane’s nails every few weeks so he does not experience tears or breaks. Use a veterinarian approved toothpaste to brush his teeth. If you start the grooming routine when your Boxane is young, you will have a cooperative dog on your hands when he is older, despite his giant size.
Brushes for Boxane
Pin Brush
Comb
Nail Clipper

Boxane Temperament

The Boxane is a curious breed. Usually friendly, the Boxane is energetic and found to be easy to amuse, making him an excellent family pet. It is a good idea to look at the temperament of the parent breeds when considering the temperament of a hybrid. The Boxer, for example, is both stubborn and sensitive and will respond well to training. He may be aggressive when encountering strange dogs but will do well with household pets. The great Dane is large and powerful, however he will be sensitive and responsive to training. Generally, the breed is friendly around other dogs and pets, though supervision is recommended because of his size. Your Boxane will enjoy being a part of the family.

Boxane Activity Requirements

A large to giant dog, the Boxane will require at least 45 minutes of exercise on a daily basis. This will help your Boxane maintain his health and fitness and expend his energy in a happy, productive way. He will enjoy visiting the dog park and going on long walks with his family. Your Boxane may like obedience training too, where he can meet and greet other dogs and show off his friendly, sensitive nature. A home with a fenced-in back yard is ideal for this large breed, though the fence should be very high so that your Boxane cannot get out on his own.
Activity Level
Low Medium High
Rec. Walk Mileage Per Week
11 miles
Minutes of Activity Per Day
45 minutes

Boxane Food Consumption

Cups Per Day
4 cups
Daily Cost
$2.8 - $3
Monthly Cost
$80 - $90

Boxane Owner Experiences

Dude
4 Years
5 People
House & Yard
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
playing with other dogs
Running
Playing with cats
Boxing
Chase
wrestling
Tug-of-war
Catch treats
I absolutely love my boxane. He is by far the best dog I've ever had. He is my emotional support dog. He is naturally protective but sweet as can be once you get to know. I love this breed and want another some day.
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Zoe Marie
5 Months
2 People
Apartment
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
Spending time with Mommy
Run
playing with other pups
Fetch
Dog Parks
We got Zoe Marie from a walmart cart, she's 51/2 no old and brindle color. She's absolutely amazing and loves her barkpark time. She goes every morning from 6am to 8am,comes home eats and naps we're in Vegas so it gets hot here and she gets short walks during the day and bark park at night. She has become my whole world and Zoe makes life worth living again.
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Ludo
4 Years
3 People
House
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
Learn a new trick
Walk
Fetch
I adopted my box and through the local dog foster program, not knowing his breed or his temperament. It wasn’t love at first sight since he was so excited and big and I was not quite used to it. It’s been 3 years since I picked out my baby. I’m so obsessed with him. He’s spoiled greatly. Can’t wait to start taking him for long walks!
3 months, 3 weeks ago
Lena
1 Year
4 People
House & Yard
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
wrestling
Running
Fetch
Lena is a very active dog and her temperament is much better with constant exercise. She LOVES to be outside. She is fiercely loyal. She is good with children, but is large (85 lbs at 12 months) and extremely strong, and doesn’t always understand her strength. She is a squirrel fiend. She is always hungry. Her favorite place to be is sitting on her perch in front of our large window starting at the neighborhood. She has son separation anxiety. She LOVES to run and is very fast. She chews anything on the floor and we haven’t gotten that out of her, yet! She is stubborn but loveable.
3 months, 4 weeks ago
Petey (Responds to: Potato Pete, Pete, 'HEY Fuzz-butt')
3 Years
2 People
Apartment
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
Basically my 1st dog George (an American Bulldog) I loved to pieces. George got cancer and I cared for him until the very end. Brokenhearted, approx. 7 months later, Petey was rescued, and given to me as a gift. I fell in love again! Petey has been such a blessing~ What a wonderful, affectionate dog. Petey occasionally needs to be reminded to be aware that his 'sister' cats Stoney & Mojo are near his feet and to be careful as not to step on anyone. I have caught both cats enjoying a Petey "kiss (aka big-lovey-lick)" from on top of their head(s). Petey has an amazing personality, is extremely intelligent. He has very acute sense to human feelings, and has a HUGE sense of humor.
4 months, 2 weeks ago
Kali
10 Months
2 People
House
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
Long walks and play fighting
Dog Parks
The best training experience ever. Quick learner, gentle and loving! Wouldn’t get another breed ever
5 months, 1 week ago
Luna
12 Weeks
3 People
House & Yard
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
Cuddling
Tug-of-war
Playing Ball
Playing
So far so good. She is a very happy, friendly puppy that gets along with everyone. Very easily trained. Such a gorgeous pup that sucks you into cuddles and treats with her beautiful blue eyes.
5 months, 3 weeks ago
Abigail
7 Months
2 People
Apartment
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
Fetch
Tug-of-war
Walking
One big ball of energy. She bounces off the walls (literally) and loves to wrestle, just like a boxer. She definitely has selective obedience, and what I mean by that is she knows not to do something, such as getting into the garbage, but does it anyway and acts like she had no idea she wasn't suppose to do it. But as soon as you turn your head, she's back to doing something bad.
6 months, 1 week ago
Buddy
3 Years
5 People
House & Yard
Health
Grooming
Friendliness
Energy
Trainability
Pastimes
Run
Play
Walk
One of the goofiest and sassy breeds to come across. Extremely loyal and friendly. He loves being the centre of attention and loves playing. Very hyper at times but can also be quite lazy.
8 months, 1 week ago
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