So, what happens when you cross a German Shepherd with a Boxer? You get the Boxer Shepherd, a dog that has a fine personality with striking good looks to go with it. In case of this particular mix, it helps that both parent breeds have a lot in common with regards to their behavior and temperament.
In the looks department, however, the Boxer and the German Shepherd are like chalk and cheese, as you can see in the images below. The resultant pup may take after either parents’ physical characteristics. Temperament-wise, all mixed breeds are observed to possess traits from both parents.
Weight: 60 – 70 lb.
Lifespan: 10 – 12 years
Weight: 75 – 95 lb.
Lifespan: 10 – 14 years
► Guard dogs like the German Shepherd and the Boxer do well when they forge a bond with their humans. These dogs do not like it when they’re ignored or left alone for long hours. This can frustrate even the most well-trained dog, and he will express his frustration through aggression and rebellion, chewing objects or refusing to follow commands and is attacking. Therefore, it is important for you to look into these aspects and review your decision before you bring this dog home.