Is a
Rottweiler the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Rottweiler

Choosing a Rottweiler as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

Large, powerful and impressive looking dogs. Frightening to some people but are usually quiet and placid unless guarding.
Suitable Owners

Active, experienced owner who is prepared to socialise and train tthe dog from an early age.
Origins

An old breed, originally used for herding and later for guarding.
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

 Working group
Coat:

 Thick, short and glossy coat
Grooming:

 Requires only occasional grooming but because they shed a lot of hair more frequent brushing may be necessary
Average Height:

 58-69 cms, 23-27 ins
Average Weight:

 41-50 kgs.90-110 lbs.
Colour:

 Black with prominent markings
Temperament:

 Bold, courageous and confident dogs they are calm ,affectionate and protective but often not very demonstrative even with their owners.Very intelligent and one of the easiest dogs to train, however this should be done from early age. Good with kids and other pets but can be very protective.
 Exercise:

 Likes lots of exercise and play
Average Lifespan: 

11-12 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Can display aggression towards strangers

Potential Health Concerns



Hip and elbow dysplasia, eye and heart defects can be prone to cancer.
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