A descendent of Roman drover dogs, the Rottweiler was selectively bred by the Germans for his herding and guarding instincts. Calm, confident and courageous with great intelligence and a willingness to work, the Rottweiler loves people but does not welcome strangers without proper introduction. Rottweilers need obedience training and socialization as well as daily exercise. Their coats require minimal grooming.
The Rottweiler’s name was derived from a German town, das Rote Wil.
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