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Rottweiler Dog Breed, Information and Their Temperament

(Last Updated On: 26/04/2017)

Rottweiler Dog Breed

Rottweiler has medium body size. They are well shaped dogs. The average height is 25-27 inches from withers. Weight could range from 50 Kgs to 60 Kgs while females are few Kgs less.

They have large and broad head. The ears are small and hanging over the sides of head. The muzzle is not very long and the broad nose with big nostrils is located at somewhat flat muzzle area.

Eyes are dark brown and almond shaped. The mouth area is slightly wrinkled and skin appears to be hanged.

The body is well shaped and looks attractive.

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The tail is downwards. It is medium size and hairy. Tail docking is very common but it is not advised and banned by many countries.


They are double coated dogs. The inner coat is short and dense. The outer coat is not very long but it covers the inner coat very well.

Body color

They are either black and tan or black with mahogany. Cheeks, neck and legs are tan or colored while other body is shining black.

Life span of Rottweiler

Average life duration is 10 years.

Temperament of Rottweiler

Rottweiler are easy pets. They have characteristics of being a good pet. They are very calm in nature. They are also very family-oriented. They love the owners and try to be with them all the time. The protection they are ready to provide their family is exceptional. They are very alert and turn out to be best guards. They don’t bark much which makes them a bit low on alerting the owner for danger, but they themselves are very alert.

This dog doesn’t like to socialize much with other humans apart from family and also with other pets. If other dogs or animals are kept with them, then there should be proper training so this dog goes well with others.

These dogs are energetic and needs to play and exercise. They can be trained very easily.


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