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(Basset Hound and Miniature Schnauzer mix) The Bowzer is a medium size dog but tends toward the heavy side. Like the Basset they are usually low to the ground. The coat, however, is usually inherited from the Schnauzer and may be longish and wiry. They come in a large variety of colors.

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Character


The Bowzer makes a great family pet. They are obedient, eager to please and totally devoted to their family. They are not considered a hybrid that barks, so they aren\'t the best choice for a watch dog.

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Size


13-15 inches
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Weight


20-50 pounds
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General Health


The possibility of Inherited health issues to be aware of; Bloat, Megaesophagus, and Thrombopathia

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History


The Bowzer was bred in the U.S. approximately 20 years ago.

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Maintenance


This hybrid tends to shed a bit, so daily brushing is needed. When bathing, use a gentle product to avoid any skin problems. As with all breeds, keep the ear canal clean, practice regular dental hygiene and nail clipping.

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Ideal Environment


A home with a yard is perfect for this energetic hybrid. He will require exercise to keep from gaining too much weight.

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