Boxita

History, Personality, Exercise & Health Problems

The Bosita is a cross between the Akita and the Boxer breed. Because of them being a relatively new breed, these dogs don’t have a broad history in the records. The Akita race has an official recognition by the American Kennel Club (AKC). Akitas are forty-sixth most popular dog breed in the US. The breed has its origin in Japan and was mainly used for hunting, while some others were used for fighting. In the later years, the government of Japan started banning the illegal game of fighting dog breeds. It was in these later years that Akitas began getting popularity as house pets. The Boxer gained its official recognition in the year nineteen hundred and four. They are the tenth most popular dog in the US. Some believe that these dogs have their ancestry in the Tibetan Fighting dogs. These dogs were raised as livestock dogs and to bait the bulls.

These dogs were initially bred as a hunting dog, but they do not have the aggression in them now. All thank for the well-rounded breeding of them. A Boxita will be a great family dog and will bond well with the family members. Most will show the nurturing side when dealing with small children. The dogs also get well with other canines, as well as other animals,  provided they are raised with them.  They have a sweet disposition and a fun personality. At times they will protect their owner from strangers, and then again please their owner with clownish acts.

They are an energetic breed and will need an hour of daily walk. Things like a trip to the dog park, a play session with the game of fetch. This full of life dog will also enjoy obstacle training and agility training. They are excellent swimmers and can show their swimming skills if given a chance.

The Boxita breed can face health issues such as Ectropion, Entropion, Hip Dysplasia, Cardiomyopathy, Degenerative Myelopathy, Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis, Corneal degeneration, Cataracts, and Progressive Retinopathy, among others. Some occasional tests are Hip, Eye, Heart tests, Skin Scrapping, Full physical exams, etc.

Training & Feeding

They are quite easy to train, and the trainer needs to have a lot of patience and consistency to train these dogs. This breed will respond best to the positive reinforcement techniques. Like any other dog breeds, these dogs also need early training to mold them accordingly. The owner can start by training them to get alert whenever an intruder arrives around. Teaching them to alert the owner whenever they need to urinate will also be a great option. Teaching them to inform the owner when they need snacking will ease out future inconveniences. These dogs can also be a great guard dog. Some can have some irritating

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