Rottweiler Dog Breed
Rottweiler Dog Classification:
Rottweilers are guard dogs.
Other Names: Rott, Rottie, Weily,
Rottweiler in Foreign Languages:
Origins: Rottweilers originiated in the
German town of Rottweil. Rottweilers were initially
bred to drive cattle and as a guard dog.
Description: Rottweilers are large powerful
dogs that are large boned, and very well muscled.
Rottweilers have a thick chest, broad skulls,
square muzzle, docked tail and triangular floppy
Size: Rottweiler dogs weigh 77 to 130
lbs, they stand 22 to 27 inches tall.
||110 - 130 lbs
||24 - 27 inches tall
||77 - 110 lbs
||22 - 25 inches tall
Coat: Rottweilers have a short glossy
coat that is always black, it can have tan or
mahogany markings around nose and feet.
Disposition: Rottweilers are intelligent
dogs, but have a tendency toward dominance and
can be aggressive if not well socialized. Rottweilers
require firm, consistent training from an early
Type Dog: Rottweilers are working guard
Litter Size: Rottweiler dogs give birth
to 8 to 12 years.
Behavior: Rottweilers are devoted, obedient
and brave, but can have a propensity for aggression
and dominance if they are not properly socialized
Traits: Alert, good-natured, steady, devoted,
obedient, brave, confident
Country of Origin: Germany
Life Span: Rottweiler dogs typically live
10 to 12 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC, CKC,
KC (UK), NZKC, UK