Rottweilers as dogs were originally bred to drive cattle to market and then the dogs were used to pull carts of butchers, the dogs have become popular due to their big rough appearance and warmth.
- Height: Males 24 – 27 inches [61 – 69 cm] Females 22 – 25 inches [56 – 63 cm]
- Weight: Males 95 – 130 pounds [43 – 59 kg] Females 85 – 115 pounds [38 – 52 kg]
- Dog Breed Group: Working Dogs
- Life Span: 8 to 11 years
- The Rottweiler is courageous, loyal, protective
- Very intelligent dog
- Easy to train
- require much grooming
- It may be difficult to convince
- A Rottie needs a lot of exercise
- Their coat may be short but it does shed a fair amount.