They are fearless and when trained properly, they are very protective of their family.
Medium to Large
Male: 50 - 60 kg
Female: 35 - 48 kg
Male: 61 - 69 cm
Female: 56 - 63 cm
8 - 10 years
They were originally bred to drive cattle to market and pull butchers' carts
They are good-natured, self-assured, devoted and obedient.
Compatibility With Pets/Children:
Rottweilers are good with children, especially when raised with them. They get along with other pets if trained from puppyhood.
Hip dysplasia, elbow dyplasia, aortic stenosis/sub-aortic stenosis (AS/SAS), osteosarcoma, gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV), also called bloat or torsion, panosteitis (pano), hypothyroidism, allergies.
They require to be brushed once a week.
They require up to two hours of exercise every day.
They require a diet that is rich in protein with a moderate level of fat and low levels of carbohydrates.