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Rottweiler

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Weight
Male: 85-135; Female: 80-100 lbs
Height
Male: 24-27; Female: 22-25 inches
Color(s)
black with tan markings
Overview
The Rottweiler has origins that are unknown, however it probably descended from the Italian Mastiff. During the Middle Ages, the Rottweiller was commonly used as a herd dog. The Rottweiler became nearly extinct in the 1800's, but made a wonderful comeback in the early twentieth century by breeders in Stuttgart. The Rottweiler today is used for a variety of things such as tracking, herding, watch dogging, police work, obedience trails, as well as guarding which he does exceptionally well in.
Character
The Rottweiler can be a very fun loving dog, however he is very powerful and can be serious at times. Early obedience training and socialization is a must. This breed can be very territorial and protective of their family and their environment. Rottweilers can be very intimidating, still retaining an undeserving reputation as a vicious and/or mean dog, however they do extremely well in a family environment.
Temperament
The temperament of the Rottweiler can vary. Some can be very affectionate and somewhat of a clown, while others can be bullies. It is critical that this breed is socialized at an early age. Rottweilers can do well with children if raised around them, but should be supervised around small children due to their sheer size and power. The Rottweiler can do well around other dogs, however can be somewhat combative and can show aggression if not socialized properly as this is a very protective breed of both their family and their territory.
Care
The Rottweiler has a short and glossy coat that is relatively easy to groom. An average shedding breed, brushing with a firm bristle brush regularly should remove any excess hair or dead hairs. Bathing too often will remove the natural oils from the coat and/or skin. Dry shampooing is used by many Rottweiler owners as well as breeders so they are not to remove the essential oils in this breeds coat.
Coat
The Rottweiler has an outer coat that is short, straight, dense and of medium length. The coat should always be coarse to the touch. The undercoat should be present around the neck and thighs. Coat should never be wavy or curly. The Rottweiler has one of the most noticeable coats with the distinct black and bright rust coloring along their legs, underbelly and muzzle.
Training
Rottweilers are very eager to earn and will excel if given the opportunity. Obedience training is a must as this breed can become destructive without enough stimulation. A firm and dominant hand must be used when training this powerful breed. The Rottweiler is extremely intelligent and does well in many different sports and trials, but can also be stubborn. Obedience classes are recommended, but not always required.
Activity
The Rottweiler should have at least a large sized yard. They aren't really active indoors, so they need plenty of exercise outdoors, off lead preferably. This breed loves long walks and should have at least two long walks per day totaling at least two hours of exercise per day.
Ownership
Help reduce the number of Rottweiler puppies in shelters by doing your due diligence. Many puppies are often purchased with little or no knowledge of what goes into parenting one. Uneducated decisions often leave the puppy in need of adoption and in the care of rescue groups. Bringing home a puppy into your family has many benefits but we first implore you to educate yourself. An informed decision will take into account the characteristics of the breed, your lifestyle, expected veterinary care, the demands and limitations of owning one, their activity requirements and levels of companionship required.
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Anonymous asked:

5/21/2015 9:51:32 AM

5/21/2015 9:51:32 AM

How do I find a healthy Rottweiler puppy but more importantly what do I need to do to keep him healthy as he grows older? I know Rottweilers are prone to long-term health problems. Many Rottweilers can live up to the ages of 12 or 13 but so sadly many are lost at the age of 6 or 7 due to a variety of ailments such as epilepsy, crippling joint diseases, heart disease, bone cancer, or bloat. I absolutely love this breed and want my Rottweiler puppy to live a long healthy life. Obviously the first step is finding a reputable breeder who breeds for the health of the breed. Outside of that, please post any advice to help me increase my new babies life.

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Anonymous

Going to the AKC, CKC AND UKC websites will be able to give you a list of reputable, responsible and knowledgeable breeders to start with. Next is to make sure that the dam and sire of your pup have had their health checks done and cleared them as well as look at the pedigree of the dam and sire. Look for longevity and health of the dogs further down the pedigree. This will give you an indication of potential lifespan. Feeding your pup a high-quality grain-free puppy and then dog food and keeping him/her at a good weight is also key. Over-weight puppies/dogs will develop issues earlier. Keeping your pup well exercised, but not over-worked as a pup so that he/she is healthy but no joint damage is done.
5/21/2015 7:49:50 PM

Anonymous asked:

5/14/2015 5:56:12 PM

5/14/2015 5:56:12 PM

How aggressive are Rottweilers towards other dogs?

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Anonymous

Every breed of dog has the ability to become aggressive to another dog. Please note that there are several breeds that were bred to be protection dogs, including the Rottweiler. These breeds were bred to be loyal, protective and loving to their owners but aloof/stranger-wary when it came to other dogs and people. It is bad breed, bad training and bad socialization that makes people think twice when they think about the Rottie. But, with good breed, good training and good socialization, the breed can be perfectly fine with other dogs. The Rottie is known to have a semi-high prey drive, so supervision when animals and dogs smaller then the dog should always be done. But in reality, if you get your pup from a reputable, responsible and knowledgeable breeder, go through at least basic obedience with a trainer and socialize your puppy a ton; then your dog should grow up to be a friendly, easy-going dog when it comes to other dogs.
5/15/2015 10:49:08 AM

Anonymous asked:

5/10/2015 1:13:23 PM

5/10/2015 1:13:23 PM

At what age should I put my Rottweiler in training? Also, we have a small Boston Terrier, is that enough socialization for this type dog?

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Anonymous

The moment you get your puppy at 8 weeks old, you can start training him/her. But at 5 - 6 months old when he/she has had his/her full set of shots is the best time to go into obedience class. Your dog needs a TON more socialization then just your Boston Terrier. You need to take your pup to pet stores, down main street, to dog parks, on doggy home visits with as many different sizes of dogs as possible. You want to aim for 100 new dogs to be met by your pup by the time he/she is 6 months old. As well as people, the Rottie has a bad rap and you need to be a responsible owner and an advocate for the breed and make sure your dog is very well socialized and understands his/her commands when given to him/her.
5/11/2015 9:09:20 AM

Anonymous asked:

4/17/2015 12:47:40 PM

4/17/2015 12:47:40 PM

What is the normal cost of a Rottweiler?

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Anonymous

The average cost of any puppy will depend on the area that the breeder is in. But in all, the average cost of a well-bred puppy from a reputable, responsible and knowledgeable breeder will be between $800.00 - $1200.00.
4/20/2015 2:56:21 PM

Anonymous asked:

3/3/2015 1:41:53 PM

3/3/2015 1:41:53 PM

My rottweiler puppy is 4 month old and I just noticed a brown color on the top of his ears what does it mean??...He is pure breed akc

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Anonymous

You need to contact your breeder and have them take a look at it. It sounds like a fault in the pedigree to me.
3/3/2015 3:57:39 PM

Anonymous

My puppy had the same thing around 4 months. She is 9 months now and all those hairs have fallen out. Pure black in those spots.
3/15/2015 2:09:48 PM

Anonymous

Then your puppy is not a pure bred rott.
4/4/2015 3:10:42 AM

Anonymous

Purebreds do have flaws. I had a purebred who had a piece of white on her at 8 weeks and I still picked her. The only thing those discolorations mean is that they are not a show quality dog.
4/28/2015 11:39:44 AM

Anonymous asked:

2/22/2015 3:10:36 PM

2/22/2015 3:10:36 PM

What does it mean when my Rottweiler puppy acts like he has fear in him when I have never done anything to him but love him?

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Anonymous

Puppies are like children and can be fearful of things that don't make sense to us at that moment. Remember, puppies learn about the world every day and a situation that didn't scare them yesterday could easily scare them today. You must make every new situation positive with your puppy, with treats, toys, affection and play. Also note that puppies go through 2 fear stages, between 9 - 11 weeks old and 5 1/2 - 6 months old. During these key moments of development, things that startled a puppy or down-right scared them could imprint on them for the rest of their lives. So take things slow and never force your pup to go into any new situation. Let him/her go at his/her pace and treat/praise and give lots of lovings for being a brave pup.
2/23/2015 9:12:51 AM

Anonymous asked:

2/15/2015 4:16:15 AM

2/15/2015 4:16:15 AM

Is it better to dock Rottweilers tails?

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Anonymous

The docking of tails is controversial because of the fact that you are cutting off a large junk of a puppy's tail within 3 days of birth. Truth be told, unless you are planning on showing your dog or participating in any confirmation needed events, your Rottie can keep his/her natural tail and be perfectly fine. However, some people prefer the natural look, while others like the docked look. It all depends on your personal preference. But please remember to get your puppy from a reputable, responsible and knowledgeable breeder that get's his/her dogs tails docked by a licensed vet with antibiotics and pain killer given to the puppies.
2/15/2015 10:24:22 AM

Anonymous asked:

11/18/2014 6:07:02 PM

11/18/2014 6:07:02 PM

How are Rottweilers for outdoor cold weather? Do Rottweilers do okay outside in the winter?

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Anonymous

No dog should be left outside in cold weather. Even with a heated and insulated dog house, the dog should be allowed inside during winter. The Rottweiler has short fur, so no, they would not be okay to stay outside for long periods of time. Think of it like this. Dogs with very short fur/no fur such as the Mexican Hairless, or the American Pit Bull Terrier can be outside as long as a human wearing a t-shirt or long-sleeve shirt. Dogs with very medium/long (one or two coats) fur such as the Rough Collie, Golden Retriever, and German Shepherd can be outside as long as a human wearing a light/medium jacket/sweater. Dogs with very long/thick fur such as the Newfoundland and St. Bernard can be outside as long as a human wearing thick winter jacket. That will give you a better insight as to how long a Rottie or other breeds can stay outside in the cold.
11/19/2014 10:39:48 PM

Anonymous

Yes all dogs can be outside. All dogs adapt to there surroundings. I have lived on a farm in kansas where you see all kinds of weather from 100 to -15 degrees out all my life and had long and short hair dogs and never had one even close to being so cold that they were going to die. You do need to make sure they have a dog box with straw/hay in it for comfort and warmth, just don't make the dog box to big just big enough for the dog/dogs that will sleep in it. And if it is cold outside sometime go out and put your hand in it while the dog is in the dog box and you will be able to feel the warmth.
1/8/2015 5:06:04 PM

Anonymous asked:

8/26/2014 6:41:40 AM

8/26/2014 6:41:40 AM

what is average life spain of rotty.mine pass 7yr life spain of Rottweiler.just lost mine 7yr

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Anonymous

The average life-span of the Rottweiler is 8 - 10 years. However, bad breeding, bad genetic's, not enough exercise and even being fed low-quality dog food can be factor's in a dog's life-span. I'm sorry for your loss.
8/27/2014 10:10:54 AM

Anonymous

My female Rottweiler spayed female lived 14 years on my 38 acre farm and was allowed to stay in or out anytime she could stay in day with no problem no mess at all
12/28/2014 7:01:18 PM

Anonymous

My Rottie is 9 years old and still going great. No health issues. Never once visited a vet. I recon he will go strong for couple of more years without a problem.
1/8/2015 4:10:28 AM

Anonymous

I had a rott he lived for sixteen years
4/25/2015 3:10:00 AM

Anonymous asked:

7/9/2014 2:29:43 PM

7/9/2014 2:29:43 PM

What to feed a 8 week old Rottweiler puppy When to start feeding regular dog food

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Anonymous

The breeder you got your puppy from should have given you at least a few days of puppy food. Depending on the quality of the puppy food they gave you, you can continue your puppy on that food or change him/her to a better quality puppy food. A grain-free, high quality puppy food is the best thing for your pup. Once your pup has reached maturity, he/she can be changed over from puppy food to adult food. On average for Rottie's, they can be changed over at about a year old.
7/10/2014 9:18:25 AM

Anonymous

puppy food
7/13/2014 5:54:33 PM

Anonymous asked:

2/18/2014 6:03:13 AM

2/18/2014 6:03:13 AM

how long can a rottweiler live?

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Anonymous

Depending on genetic I have had rotties live up to 14 yrs, but have seen more and more die of cancer in recent yrs at early ages
2/23/2014 8:43:59 AM

Anonymous

Average life span of a Rottweiler is 10yrs.
3/5/2014 10:59:05 PM

Anonymous

rottweiler's can live 12-14 years if well taking care of.
5/24/2014 12:37:45 PM

Anonymous asked:

12/23/2013 4:11:54 PM

12/23/2013 4:11:54 PM

what does it mean, if anything, if a rottweiler's coat is wavy? Is a purebred female Rottweiler

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Anonymous

Rottweilers should have a wavy coat, especially on its back. It's part of the breed.
12/25/2013 9:16:26 PM

Anonymous

this means nothing in the pet world but in the show world it is a show fault and a disqualification..
5/24/2014 12:39:57 PM

Anonymous asked:

12/14/2013 12:51:00 AM

12/14/2013 12:51:00 AM

Rottweiler please help, quickly My rottweiler has tremors, won't drink much water, and is acting very lethargic. She won't move or walk around and has labored breathing. What should I do and what should i be worried?could be wrong? An answer as soon as possible would be greatly appreciated

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Anonymous

Of course you should be worried. Take your dog to the vet A.S.A.P!
7/10/2014 9:19:18 AM

Anonymous

It means your Rottweiler is sick if he wont eat. Just leave him/her alone, if she barfs, I think you should take her to the vet or something. In the mean time just give him/her some water and leave it alone
12/25/2014 7:50:03 PM

Anonymous

If your dog, regardless of breed, is not eating, moving and acting sick or very unusual, I think the last thing you do is leave it be!! No take your dog to a vet ASAP!
3/14/2015 4:56:08 PM

Anonymous asked:

11/24/2013 11:09:34 AM

11/24/2013 11:09:34 AM

What would a rottweiler - australian csttle dog be like? What would a rottweiler Australian cattle dog be like?

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Anonymous

Would not likely be a desirable match. Very high drive, could have the potential to be "nippy." Would be overly protective of home and livestock. Training would be a must throughout it's life.
3/3/2014 12:04:32 PM

Anonymous asked:

6/18/2013 2:05:37 PM

6/18/2013 2:05:37 PM

What's wrong with my Rottweiler's eye? My Rottweiler has this huge glare in his right eye and its where his pupil would be. It's most noticeable at night time (I think because of the reflection of light) but I'm also convinced that it is most noticeable when he is having one of his "wild" moods- with a sudden burst of energy and an overly playful, yet stubborn attitude. Now, it gets a little more peculiar. I am the only one who notices it! My girlfriend can't see it and one day I brought him to the vet for his last round of puppy shots, ask the Dr to take a look; and he can't see it either. He held a bright light to my dog's eye along with a magnifying glass and claimed he couldn't see anything. So when I got home I shined a flashlight up to the eye and i couldn't see anything either. I think it's when he's in a room with low light or light that isn't pointing directly at him. What could this be??? Cataracts?? Also, it's only in the right eye, not his left.

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Anonymous

It's the reflective lens that is on a dog's eye. It's called "Eye Glare".
7/15/2014 6:08:40 PM

Anonymous

My rottie had a funny looking eye n she ended up having melanoma cancer in the eye. We had her eye removed but our poor Izzy passed anyway😒
3/27/2015 7:55:27 PM

Anonymous asked:

5/18/2013 4:05:04 PM

5/18/2013 4:05:04 PM

Why Does My Rottweiler Smell Like Maple Syrup? Why does my Rottweiler smell like maple syrup? Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't. I can't figure out the why part of it.

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Anonymous

My dog also smells like maple syrup. I think its just the breed.
11/24/2013 11:10:33 AM

Anonymous asked:

5/2/2013 7:27:02 PM

5/2/2013 7:27:02 PM

What would a rottweiler - queensland heeler mix be like? What would a rottweiler - queensland heeler mix be like? They both equally seem like excellent dogs, but what would it look or personality be if the two were combined?

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Anonymous

Well mine looks like a rottweiler color wise, but she is short and fat like a queensland heeler. Her face though is pure rottweiler. Also she is nice never bites or nips but she is really lazy like extremely lazy, but its awesome cause so am I XD.
12/10/2013 1:33:49 PM

Anonymous asked:

4/24/2013 11:48:46 PM

4/24/2013 11:48:46 PM

My Rottweiler Seems to Have an Eye Problem, but I'm Not Sure I have a rottweiler/ queensland heeler mix that has a red eye around the part that should be white. It looks like blood, but she shows no signs of discomfort, loss of appetite, pain, or vision loss. Pupils and corneas are normal. What do you think is wrong with my dog?

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Anonymous asked:

4/7/2013 4:32:38 PM

4/7/2013 4:32:38 PM

what should be the weight of a 8 week old rottweiler puppy

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Anonymous

IT DEPENDS ON THE BREED AMERICAN OR GERMAN
8/16/2013 5:01:04 PM

Anonymous

There is only one Rottweiler and one breed standard. We have 100% German Pedigree rottweilers but because they were born in USA does that make them American Rottweilers? To answer your question it really depends on the parents, Genetics, how much milk the mom has, how many puppies were in the litter etc. For example we had two litter born exactly the same day 10 hours apart. Litter one at 8 weeks puppies were average 22 pounds litter two at 8 weeks average was around 14 pounds
10/24/2013 4:09:23 PM

Anonymous asked:

4/4/2013 12:23:37 PM

4/4/2013 12:23:37 PM

at what age can a rottweiler puppy start eating regular dog food?

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Anonymous

5-6 months is an ideal time to switch to adult kibble or raw diet.
3/3/2014 12:06:19 PM

Anonymous asked:

3/29/2013 3:12:44 AM

3/29/2013 3:12:44 AM

How to take care of Rottweiler puppy

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Anonymous asked:

3/17/2013 7:25:50 PM

3/17/2013 7:25:50 PM

Belgian Brown Rottweiler I have a friend who told me she has a friend selling Belgian Brown Rottweiler puppies. I have asked several people about this and nobody has heard of them. Is this something made up from a mixed breed? Please help as I am interested in purchasing one.

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Anonymous

There is no such breed as a Belgian Brown Rottweiler! Your friend is misleading you! To date they come in only Black and Tan and their markings are VERY distictive. "Designer" dogs are two different breeds put together and then sold as "rare". If it is a rottweiler you are looking for then buy from a reputable breeder someone who knows the breed and offers a health guarantee to back up their breeding . Every puppie is cute don't be fooled by those trying to get you to pay for their indiscriminate breeding!There are enough bad dogs out their get informed !
3/18/2013 6:28:00 PM

Anonymous asked:

3/7/2013 1:49:56 PM

3/7/2013 1:49:56 PM

can a chihuahua, male, 5y/o live with a female 5 week old rottweiler

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Anonymous

Well, its not good to have any puppy under 8 weeks withot its mother, but yes it can. Make sure they are both spayed, the puppy has shots, and use proper introduction.
3/8/2013 11:25:37 AM

Anonymous

I agree with anonymous 3/8/2013 You will have to excercise caution when they are playing because you Rottie will grow large quickly and will not realize her strength or size and could hurt the smaller dog. Your Rottie will finish out at around 100 lbs your Chihuahua will probably be less than 10 . You should supervise them and teach your rottie to play "gently".
3/18/2013 6:34:52 PM

ofigtor55 asked:

3/5/2013 2:05:27 PM

3/5/2013 2:05:27 PM

my rottweiler had puppys on jan 14 th but by 17th they all died she had 4 of them but died why i had them inside house dont understand why all 4 of would die like that now im going to get her spayed but she is so hyper likes to jump and take little bites why

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Anonymous asked:

3/4/2013 1:13:04 AM

3/4/2013 1:13:04 AM

i have one rottweiler. he is around 2 years old. but face shape is not in round shape. why? i have one rottweiler. he is around 2 years old.body growth is ok but face shape is not in round shape. why?

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Anonymous

Depending on what kind of Rottweiler he is his face would not be round. German Rotties have round faces and American Rotties have a more narrow face!
9/3/2013 10:21:49 PM

Anonymous asked:

3/3/2013 9:37:17 AM

3/3/2013 9:37:17 AM

how old befor a male rottie can breed

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Anonymous

probably 1 or two years old
3/25/2014 3:58:25 PM

Anonymous asked:

2/28/2013 10:00:34 AM

2/28/2013 10:00:34 AM

how long do rottweilers live actually how long do rottweilers live

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Anonymous

I've been told they usually live to be 13 years old maybe more in good health x
3/6/2013 3:54:35 AM

Anonymous asked:

2/28/2013 9:57:57 AM

2/28/2013 9:57:57 AM

rottweiler how long do rottweilers live

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Anonymous

About 10 - 12 years. I knew a rottweiler that lived to almost 11 years.
5/2/2013 7:23:55 PM

Anonymous

Had a male rottweiler that was 13 when he died.
4/17/2015 12:18:17 AM

Anonymous asked:

2/25/2013 6:45:31 AM

2/25/2013 6:45:31 AM

what to do if rottweiler is losing hair

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Anonymous asked:

2/21/2013 2:27:57 PM

2/21/2013 2:27:57 PM

can a rottweiler breed with a pitbull and rottweiler and still have pure breed rottweiler in the sam

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