Rottweiler Breed Information. Information about Rottweiler Dogs.

The largenest of the Rottweiler dog makes it an impressive dog, plump (it is pure muscle), rough dog is descendant of the dogs that accompanied the roman legions, warding the herd. This Molossers, heirs of the Tibetan dogs, were abandoned in Argovia and in Württemberg when the soldiers went back to their countries. The herders adopted them as shepherds and defense dogs, and these dogs took the name of the city of Württemberg Rottweiler, animportant commercial center. Rottweilers were about to disappear in 1900, when the circulation of herds along the ways was prohibited, but breeders kept selecting them and, given information on their Character, they were used in the First World War, in the German army and police. Rottweilers' tail is docked, as well as the hind leg area.

Character of the Rottweiler: Very disciplined if the owner knows how to educate him with the necessary firmness. This dog needs an owner with authority, for it is a bit stubborn, a hand that is at the same time soft and fair. This dog likes to feel useful and feels pleased with a well-done job. In a family this dog is very quiet and rational. Faithful and affectionate, Rottweilers are excellent wardens: alert, imposing and fierce, but not very resistant.

Characteristics of the Rottweiler

  • Size: The male is 61-68 cm, while the female is: 56-63 cm
  • Weight: 40-50 kg
  • Color: Black with brown marks on the cheeks, muzzle eyes, paws and chest.
  • Hair: Straight, hard and not very long.

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