Rottweiler

  • Size

    Large/Giant
  • Height

    Males – 24 to 27 inches at the withers
    Females – 22 to 25 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – 95 to 130 pounds
    Females – 84 to 115 pounds
  • Coat

    Short
  • Color

    Black with rust to mahogany markings
  • Energy

    Medium
  • Activities

    Herding, Obedience, Tracking, Police Work, Therapy
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Outdoor

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.

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