Breed Standard of Rottweiler
Rottweiler is one of the oldest
dog breeds. Its origin throws far back to the history of Roman
Empire. Since the old days forefathers of these dogs helped to
pasture and drive cattle for great distances. They came to Europe
from mountain valleys through the Alps together with Roman
In southern Germany these dogs
were mixing with local breeds naturally resulting in the breed
named as a Rottweiler. The breed got its name due to homonymous
German city Rottweil and was known as a “Rottweil dog of butchers”
for a long time. Butchers and brewers were breeding these dogs not
only for transportation of their products but also for guard of
The dogs of this breed were
distinguished from other breeds by high vigilance and devotion to
its owner. Later, in the beginning of XX century, the breed was
employed in police service, where it deserved the reputation of
true police dog and that fact was officially registered in 1910.
Dog breeders dealing with
Rottweilers were aiming to add such traits to the dog as a black
bailer with carrot tan, strength, agility, nobility and
tranquility that in the judgment of theirs must characterize
genuine companion of a human being.
It is a serious, balanced dog.
Rottweiler is a self-confident dog and if being educated correctly
it does not spend own power for useless conflicts. Despite
Rottweiler is a very powerful dog it is not a fighter among canine
individuals. This dog is very intelligent in order to be involved
in waste dog squabbles.
But if the matter is concerned
with his own territory, property or family’s security then
Rottweilers are tireless and fearless guardians and soldiers.
Rottweilers are notorious for being aggressive blusterers- people
themselves make them such. If a child will be thrown upon his own
resources he is likely to make Einstein or Beethoven. So, the same
situation is with Rottweilers.
If a puppy is being raised as a
child, it will make sense. (It takes a lot of time for education
during first months of dog life). If a puppy is being given for
himself and growing up according to his “notions” then you will
get a monster falling himself upon everything on realizing that he
possesses a great power. Rottweiler is a worthy rival for a
person. Any large dog clearly understands its advantages over a
A clever, proud Rottweiler will
never tolerate offences and humiliations. During education and
training Rottweiler quickly and intelligibly digests habits being
inculcated to him. Rottweilers are very cute and smart. The
command this dog learns once will be remembered by him strongly.
But, this absolutely does not mean that Rottweiler is going to
Rottweiler will be testing you
to the limit for long time. Understanding non-obligation of
resigning himself to a person, Rottweiler looks for weak point in
his owner on and on, tries paces for persistence, patience, tests
for will power and self-possession, disposition. But supposing
your demand is not necessarily to perform?
If not to insist on executing
the command every time, then having understood a slackitude of
subordination, Rottweiler will not ever think of its execution
next time! For people knowing the breed this behavioral treat of
Rottweilers is not a problem, but the beginners will not always be
able to evaluate real state of things correctly at that thinking
that Rottweiler takes off the edge or does not understand.
Rottweiler is a partner to be
considered and respected. If treated with care, patience and
appreciation, Rottweilers are sure to return devotion and love to
their owners. Rottweiler’s puppies excellently adapt in new house
and get along with new family members; they accept rules and life
order of the family members, wonderfully accommodating themselves
to such situations.
Rottweilers take over their
owners habits well and sometimes one can be surprised at: one had
scarcely done something, when Rottweiler already performed a
action wanted from him in that current situation. The Rottweiler
in a remarkable manner accustoms to pace of living of a person and
their habits become identical to its own boss.
Rottweiler knows you and your
habits better than you. Rottweiler always tries to help and be of
service to its owner. For the sake of its owner Rottweiler is
ready to survive any adversities so as only to be together.
Rottweiler is a four-footed friend who can bring you to dog world,
to teach you understand it, and treat our dumb animal with
attention and compassion.
Rottweiler is able to teach you
how to love. It can love with its whole heart, not for any reason,
but come hell or high water. Rottweiler, educated properly, is a
full family member. Rottweiler lives a family life and its
problems. When family conflicts occur, Rottweiler holds a position
of a peacemaker, who silently plants himself between the
conflicting parties appealing for them to leave quarreling and
When family members plan
something, Rottweiler is already here trying to assist in every
way. Rottweiler can teach how to fight for relatives. At any
moment, in spite of pain, fear and numeric advantage of
assaulters, this dog is ready to place himself forward in the face
of danger and fight selflessly and deliriously, putting death
Sooth to say, this ability
momentously, without reflecting, to summon up oneself for
protection of own family, neglecting fear and own safety, strikes.
It seems that ability for self-preservation is absent out and away
in the Rottweiler. But the conflict is over, the wounds remind
about themselves, pain arrives and it is clear to understood
that Rottweilers suffer from pain and wounds none the less that
But these wonderful creatures
do not whine but accept life blows very sturdily. But do not think
that if you bring Rottweiler at your home you will immediately get
a guard. You will be disappointed. A dog, despite its breed
overwhelmingly will avoid something endangering its own safety-
self-preservation instinct. One thing is to bark at the
passers-by, but the other is when someone will be beating
Here, notwithstanding fearless
fame of the breed, you will rather stay on your own tod with
assaulters. But if you put your heart in Rottweiler’s education,
find common language with this animal, then –YES. Then, you will
hardly find a more faithful and devoted companion in the face of
any danger. But the Rottweiler has one just stunning drawback..The
life of this breed is limited. They live a short life.
So is it worth bringing a
puppy-Rottweiler at home? What one should expect after appearance
the puppy at home? In order to live with Rottweiler in harmony,
one should change own personality and reduce oneself to
discipline. Rottweilers are the dogs which need in hard physical
exercises to have proper body development and good health. There
can be the following occupations: swimming, run, bike and walking
But the Rottweiler is not
sprinter. This dog does not need scurries. Distant,
many-hours-long walks are preferable for Rottweilers. Are you
ready to dedicate so much time for your Rottweiler? Otherwise,
being alone in a flat, the dog will find an outlet for its power
and energy by breaking furniture and damaging domestic property.
What your Rottweiler will make in proportion to its growth totally
depends on you.
Rottweillers do not stand being
chained. While being tied down, the nature of Rottweiler becomes
worse very fast and inconvertibly. People taking this dog as a
bandog bury mine of delayed action for themsleves.
Rottweiler is one of the most
popular breeds in the world. Many people dream to have a brave and
dependable friend beside, however, Rottweiler is not the dog for
It will admit only the
authority of strong, self-confident owner. Therefore, before
pretty black puppy appears at your home, you should think very
well how far you are ready for education of this serious dog.