This is large and powerful breed. They were bred originally in Germany to be working dogs. They are stocky and strong, self-assured and loyal.https://fpfstaging.wpengine.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=28895&action=edit#
This strong-willed breed needs an assertive owner and is highly trainable if treated with respect. Rottweilers have a "wait and see" attitude toward new settings and people, making them excellent guard dogs. Loyal and loving, they can be a great family member.
Considering a Rottweiler puppy? Get to know the dog your new puppy will become. Check out the American Kennel Club
for more on the breed.
The typical lifespan of the Rottweiler is 8-10 years.
Size & Activity Level
The standard size of the Rottweiler is 80-130 pounds. Their energy level can range from couch potato to energetic, depending on the individual. Their black coat may lead to overheating, so be careful exercising in hot weather.
Care & Grooming
A Rottweiler needs socialization and training. They prefer to live in the home close to their family. Rottweilers shed quite bit with a double coat that is straight and short. Their black coat may lead to overheating, so be careful exercising in hot weather.