Rottweiler
Large Breed
85-110 lbs.
General Appearance
The ideal Rottweiler is a medium large, robust and powerful dog, black with clearly defined rust
markings. His compact and substantial build denotes great strength, agility and endurance. Males
are characteristically more massive throughout with larger frame and heavier bone than females.
Females are distinctly feminine, but without weakness of substance or structure.

Owning
The Rottweiler makes a loyal and wonderful companion, but requires time and training. The
Rottweiler is a basically calm, confident, and courageous dog with a self-assured aloofness. The
Rottweiler is a powerful dog with an inherent desire to protect home and family. The Rottweiler's
strong will to work make it an especially good companion dog.

Temperament
The Rottweiler is basically a calm, confident and courageous dog with a self-assured aloofness
that does not lend itself to immediate and indiscriminate friendships. A Rottweiler is self-confident
and responds quietly and with a wait-and-see attitude to influences in his environment. He has an
inherent desire to protect home and family, and is an intelligent dog of extreme hardness and
adaptability with a strong willingness to work, making him especially suited as a companion,
guardian and general all-purpose dog.