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Rottweiler Info

Rottweiler Breed Information

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Lifespan: 4-10 years Height: 24-27" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 10-12 pups
Group: Working Weight: 85-150 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: XL

Breed Overview

The Rottweiler is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 85 lbs that can reach 150 lbs. It is officially part of the Working group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Rottweiler breed has a typical lifespan of 4 to 10 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Rottweiler should know that the average litter size is between 10 to 12 puppies.

Rottweiler Breed Characteristics

Group Working Drooler no
Size XL Guard Dog yes
Origin Germany Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly yes Yard Needs small
Intelligent yes Grooming Requirements monthly
Barks minimal Dangerous yes

Rottweiler Temperament

very territorial, imposing dog breed and is ideal for protection

Health Problems

bloat, parvo virus and hip dysplasia

Rottweiler Coat

Rottweiler Dog Colors

Black with tan or rust-colored markings

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