The Rottweiler is native to Germany and belongs to the working dog group under the AKC classification. In history, the dog was used to help humans drag objects, fight, guard, etc., and belong to a multi-purpose large working dog breed. During the First World War, the dog was widely used as a military dog on the battlefield, and was gradually trained as a police dog in the middle of the 20th century. At present, the dog is one of the most popular police dogs and military dogs in the world. After training, it can become an excellent family guard dog.
Rottweiler morphological characteristics
Rottweilers are stout, powerful, and fast. The ideal height for adult male dogs is 63-69cm and the weight is 45-55kg; the ideal height for adult female dogs is 58-63cm and the weight is 40-50kg. Body length is slightly longer than body height, and the ideal ratio of body height to body length is 9:10.
Head: medium length, wide head cover, short and thick nose, forehead is quite bulging, both foreheads are very expanded, there are also dogs with wrinkles on the head. The head is of medium length and the ears are wide; the forehead is moderately arched; the cheekbones are arched with clear stops, and the upper and lower jaws are very powerful. The forehead is dry, but when he is alert, some wrinkles appear. The expression is noble, alert and confident.
Ears: The ears are of medium size, the roots of the ears are high, and lying flat. Drooping, triangular; when the ears are alertly listening, they are in the same plane as the top of the head, making the appearance of the head wider. The ears are relatively open and droopy, the inner edge of the ear is close to the head, and the end is close to the middle of the cheek.
Eyes: Apricot-core eyes, medium in size, and bronze in color.
nose: The nose is very developed and must be black.
Torso: a square physique, strong and strong, with a broad chest, a straight back, and a slanted waist.
Coat: The hair is short, straight with thick upper hair and fine lower hair. The coat color is black, plus yellowish-brown or reddish-brown spots on specific parts, these spots do not exceed one-tenth of the whole body. The undercoat is black, gray, and light brown, but it is not good to see from the outside. Curly hair is considered unqualified
Limbs: The forelimbs are straight, well muscled, and the hind limbs are bent at an acute angle.
Feet: Strong footsteps, round forefoot, slightly slender hind feet, hard toes, short and black claws, raised toes, and the front of the toenails are popular like black pencils. Wolf claws on hind feet must be removed.
Tail: The root of the tail is high and level, and the tail is usually docked at the first joint.
Height: Male: 63-69 cm Female: 58-63 cm.
gait: fast moving, movement must be balanced, coordinated, confident and full of strength. The forelimbs have good stretchability, the hindlimbs are strong, the forelimbs are neither inverted nor abducted, and the hindlimbs and forelimbs advance in a straight line. When the speed of travel increases, the drop point of the limbs tends to the centerline of the body.
Rottweiler is smart and cautious and very loyal to his owner. Rottweiler is a medium-sized figure, but he is energetic, stable, and not lacking in self-confidence. He always feels brave and powerful, and his calm and majesty makes strangers look away.
He has the nature to defend his homeland and family. He is a very smart dog, strong, adaptable, and very willing to work, making him a good companion dog, guard dog and multi-purpose dog breed.
Rottweiler’s behavior in the playing field should be restrained, willing to be checked and able to adapt, and able to tolerate the referee’s inspection of his mouth, testicles, etc. Indifferent or reserved dogs are not a fault, this is the general condition of this breed. Being aggressive or aggressive towards other dogs is not a fault.
Any shy Rottweiler must leave the arena. Only in the following circumstances will a Rottweiler be judged as shy: refusing to stand for inspection and dodge the referee. Threatening or intimidating someone (him/her), when the referee approaches from the rear for a normal check, if there is any sign of danger, he/she will leave.
This dog was once used to guard the herd. It is a smart, strong, and very approachable dog breed. Now it is widely acclaimed in the field of police dogs, and at the same time it can also become a very valuable family dog. Rottweilers are outstanding police dogs and can attack intruders. In order for this breed to obey the order, the breeder should be strictly trained. Rottweilers were born with guarding ability. In the Middle Ages, wealthy merchants hung their purses on the neck of the Rottweiler in order to avoid the theft of money. Ministry. This dog has a calm personality and is very affectionate, and can also be a family companion dog.
The Rottweiler is smart and sensible, has a calm personality, and is absolutely loyal to the owner. It is good at distinguishing right from wrong, obeying the password, and obeying the owner’s command. Lowena is tenacious, steady and confident. He likes to see his family all the time, so the Rottweiler will closely follow the host and the host in the room. Rottweilers are generally difficult to train. They must be trained strictly when they are puppies, otherwise it will be difficult for the owner to control them as adults. There have been records of Rottweilers hurting people abroad. As long as it is carefully trained, it can also be a quiet companion dog. Rottweilers get along well with children, and they like to play with children very much. Of course, this is determined by the personality of the child and the temperament of the dog, because the Rottweiler is very fierce to malicious intruders and is particularly suitable as a guard dog.
The territorial awareness and guardian instincts of the Rottweiler breed are quite high. They perform well in subjects such as vigilance and guardianship. When the Rottweiler attacks, it has a strong impact, strong bite force, and fierce tearing. The trainers are often overwhelmed and bitten. There is a feeling of electric shock in the part, and the Rottweiler has a strong sense of protecting the owner.
Rottweiler dog care knowledge
Rottweilers are sturdy, with well-developed limbs. When they were young, they were very lovable. Rottweilers feel ferocious in adulthood, and strangers will be discouraged when they see it. Because of his cleverness, he was used as a working dog in the early days, and now many families are raised as companion dogs and guard dogs.
Rottweiler has a calm personality, a stable nerve type, and is very affectionate. He is born with guard ability and can also be a family companion dog.
The coat of the Rottweiler is simple to tidy up. In order to make the coat look smooth and beautiful, the breeder must often comb it.
Thoroughbred Rottweilers generally do not bark easily, so don’t worry about it disturbing neighbors.
4. Strong immunity
Rottweiler’s disease resistance is first-rate, and he is definitely a “rare customer” of the pet hospital. Even with illness, his tenacious beliefs coupled with a strong attachment to his owner usually make Rottweiler a smiling dog in a pet hospital.
5. Less exercise
Rottweiler exercises much less than other dogs. This means that small apartments can also raise it.
6. Not picky eaters
Rottweiler is a dog who is not picky.
7. The safety factor is high. Under normal circumstances, Rottweiler is more kind. Even if a stranger does something, it just takes some warning escort actions. However, once it launches an offense, it will never show mercy.
8. Only downside
Rottweiler is too attached to the owner and a bit clingy. They long to stay with their master at all times to guard the comfort and tranquility, for fear that their most precious master will have any situation outside.
Rottweiler’s IQ is very high, which is the so-called obedience is very high, and the protector’s heart is very strong, usually like a pug when there is nothing wrong, but never surrender in danger. Generally speaking, Rottweiler is an easy-to-breed dog breed
It is better to bathe the Rottweiler once every 1-2 weeks. Human skin is acidic, while dog skin is alkaline. It is completely different in structure and texture from human skin. It is much thinner than human skin. Frequent bathing will destroy its natural protective oils and cause a variety of skin diseases.
Due to the difference in skin pH between humans and Rottweilers, human use can cause Rottweilers’ skin to dry, age, and shed hair. Apply special shampoo for Rottweilers. If it is not available in the area, you can choose a human-use neutral shampoo, which must be fragrance-free and non-dandruff-free products, and you can choose a mild baby bath. Once itching or rash occurs, stop using it immediately.
liver contains a variety of nutrients, and its unique fishy smell is loved by Rottweilers. But long-term eating liver can cause obesity, skin itching, vitamin A poisoning, calcium deficiency, hemorrhage, and postpartum convulsions, which is very dangerous.
Rottweilers do not like to excrete within their range of activities. This is its nature, but it does not mean that it is beneficial to its health. It should be trained to develop the habit of urinating and defecate in the bathroom, or to give it enough opportunities to go out and excrete, but it should be paid attention to actively clean up excrement. Adult dogs should not hold urine for more than 10 hours. Long-term holding of urine can cause many diseases of the urinary system and bring great pain to the Rottweiler.
Rottweiler, like other dogs, also needs regular vaccination and deworming. After all, Rottweiler is a medium-to-large dog, and daily exercise should be indispensable.
Rottweiler breeding knowledge
The Rottweiler has a strong body and mighty aura, and the whole body looks full of explosive power. They are self-confident and indifferent at the same time. They are not casually friendly to strangers and appear not so easy to approach. Most Rottweilers I see seem to have a characteristic, that is, almost all of the Rottweilers dock their tails. So why do Rottweilers dock their tails, and how does it help them?
In the past, the Rottweiler was mainly used for work, which is what people often say as a working dog. As a working dog, the tail mobility is relatively low, and it will also affect the normal work. Therefore, the Rottweiler will be docked. . Why do Rottweilers have their tail docked? Whether it is a working dog or a fighting dog, it is necessary to dock the tail, mainly because when the Rottweiler walks through the forest and works, the tail is often easily injured, which is not good for the dog. Health, so tail docking is very important. In the process of fighting Rottweilers, generally failed dogs will have their tails clamped. Therefore, in order to train the fighting ability of Rottweilers, tail docking is also very necessary.
In order to be able to work better and benefit its health, this is why the Rottweiler has to dock its tail.