A Boxador Is A Labrador Retriever Crossed with a Boxer


Boxador is a cross between a boxer and a Labrador Retriever.

This cross makes for an interesting mix. Both breeds are friendly, and although the boxer is renowned as being more reserved with strangers than the Labrador. They are not naturally aggressive dogs.

They tend to be very good with children, but do not allow as much ear pulling eye prodding etc.

They are fairly easily bored, so if they are not being kept busy with a reasonable amount of exercise, they tend to display what a lot of dog owners mistakenly think of as being naughty, i.e. digging in the garden and chewing the hose etc.


Labs are slightly more laid back, although they also need a fair amount of exercise, and if they don't get it they can display the same signs of boredom, i.e. digging, chewing etc.

The reason that I mention this is because when you cross these two, or any breed for that matter, you end up with a mix of the characteristics of the parent breeds.

In this dog's case, the characteristics of the one are not that far removed from the other so as to make this difficult to guess at.

Commonly speaking when you cross these breeds you get a dog which is friendly, a good house pet, very loyal and it will protect you as well.

A Boxer although not an aggressive breed of dog, is nonetheless known to be a very brave dog.

This means that it is likely to show aggression in protecting its family, well before a Lab will do, not that a Lab is a coward, it just goes completely against its nature to do anything aggressive at all.

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You can also expect this cross to be a very playful dog. Both breeds enjoy a good physical game, so it is almost guaranteed that their offspring will as well.

Both breeds are known for their trainability so a cross should not give you any trouble.

The one thing that I have noticed about these dogs are their looks. As with most cross breeds, looks can and do vary greatly. But I have yet to see a Boxador that does not look like it comes from a cross between a Lab and a Boxer

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What Other Boxador Owners Have Had To Say About Their Pets.

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Sweet Girl Not rated yet
We adopted Holly 4 years ago right before Christmas. What a gift we gave to ourselves. She was a rescue, and it took a bit of time and a lot of …

Fiona Docherty Not rated yet
I am not a breeder. My boxer (girl) is in love with the lab next door. 3 and a half weeks ago she had a litter of boxadors. I always said …

Potty trained in no time Not rated yet
Adopted our Boxador at 7 weeks and in 2 1/2 weeks of having her she was already going to the door to tell us she needed to go potty. In the first week …

Tiger my boxer and lab mix Not rated yet
I put Tiger outside in a pen this pass summer when I went to the store. When I arrived back, I got out of the car and I noticed that she was barking …

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My family of 4 (2 kids under 10), rescued 2 handsome brindle male brothers 6 weeks ago from a local rescue. The rescue workers said they believed the …

Our Boxadors Not rated yet
Murdoch, the Boxador in the driver's seat and his brother Roscoe after running around in the field on a beautiful spring day. Murdoch loves to run, …

Jetski Not rated yet
When it was time for us to choose a new puppy, we picked the fattest and biggest of a litter of all black boxador puppies, and it's been wonderful we have …

Boxadors, more than just pets Not rated yet
My dog Lady ran away and was missing for about a week. She was only about 6 months old at the time. My family and I missed her very much. We rode our …

My Boxador Cujo Not rated yet
My boxador dog cujo is now 5 years old and he already knows a lot of tricks. Even ones I didn't teach him, like opening a refrigerator door, or opening …

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