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Some Things to Know About the German Rottweiler

You must know that the Rottweiler actually comes from the Roman Empire and such is where this was used to herd cattle. The name comes from the small town for Germany that is in Rottweil. The Rottweiler nearly became extinct in the 1800s but now such as come back and this is used as a police dog, a guard dog and tracker. This is really courageous, strong and a seemingly invulnerable breed.

The Rottweiler is 22-27 inches in shoulder width and the weight is about 85 to 130 lbs. You should know that the Rottweilers have that broad head and has triangular ears as well as docked tail which leaves several tail vertebrae. These are actually built for endurance and their bite force had been measured by the National Geographic and considered it to be the strongest among the breeds that have been tested.

The German Rottweiler is loyal, brave, protective, obedient, strong and watchful. This can risk its life and limb to defend his family. You must also know that this is really powerful and serious and would need frequent attention. Moreover, the rotties are observant, serene and silent but the females more often bark as compared to the males.

When this is able to socialize properly, such can be a great playmate for the children and this can also bet along well with the cats and other domestic animals too. Such is all contingent if the dog had good experiences while young.

You should also know that the Rottweiler would require less maintenance on its coat. You will just have to use the rubber glove in order to remove the hair when it sheds. The ears should also be kept clean and the claws need to be short all the time. The dog would enjoy cold or cool weather but there must also be shelter offered. Moreover, they need frequent socialization. They would tend to overeat and snore so this means that sharing a doghouse will be out of question. This is able to live up to twelve years and could have litters of 12 or more puppies.

You may go online when looking for German Rottweiler puppies for sale. You will be able to find many breeders who have their own website. To be sure that you will be able to find the right breeder that can give you the right puppy that you need, then you should contact them and ask several questions. It is also very important that you check the area so that you can be sure that one takes good care of the animal. Other than the internet, you must also ask the other dog lovers for referral.
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