Rottweiler Dog – Some Fun Facts About This Breed

A breed of strength is quite accurate for a rottweiler dog and here are some facts about this breed.

ROTTWEILER DOG – This breed is large and muscular and has a unique appearance for their strength and loyalty. Here are some other facts about this dog.

The Rottweiler breed originated in the town of Rottweil in Germany and its history can be dated back to the Roman Empire. This breed was used in herding and as guarding dogs back then. But at present times, because of their versatility and strength, they are now a companion as service dogs, police dogs, and search and rescue.

In terms of appearance, they have this brooding and huge build making other people intimidated by them. They have a broad head, well-developed muscles, and a distinctive black and tan coat.

Their exterior has this strong command but they actually have this calm and confident demeanor. When properly trained and socialized at a young age, the owners can definitely get a gentle and affectionate one. Not only that, they are exceptionally loyal and protective making them great guardians of their homes and loved ones.

Rotttweiler Dog
Photo from Brittanica


Their life spans from eight to 10 years. They can be very loyal, confident, and protective around their family but wary around strangers as they have this natural and strong guarding instinct. They can be as heavy as 80 to 135 pounds.

Before getting one from this breed, it is important to know they are susceptible to certain health issues like hip and elbow dysplasia, heart problems, and specific cancers. It is important to have them checked by a veterinarian and give them a nutritious diet. They would require at least 60 minutes of exercise every day and since they are intelligent, they tend to get bored easily.

It would be good to keep them engaged through ming stimulation activities to avoid unwanted behaviors like chewing and destroying your furniture.


  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Dock diving
  • Tracking
  • Agility
  • Obedience training
Rotttweiler Dog
Photo from Daily Paws

Among the important factors to consider if you are planning to get a rottie, you must have a space big enough for this large breed, commit an hour daily to exercise it, capability to give it proper socialization and training, budget, and a community that would allow a Rottie.

For some name ideas, here’s a list of names for brown dogs and more unique dog names for males and females.

Meanwhile, the other dog breeds that are famous in the Philippines are beagles, poodles, pugs, golden retrievers, Siberian huskies, shih tzus, chihuahuas, German shepherds, Dobermans, and labrador retrievers.

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