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This imposing guard dog dates back to the Roman Empire. Since that time, they’ve had several different jobs. They’ve been cattle herders, police dogs, and more! Today, they’re the AKC’s 8th most popular dog breed.
Rottweilers have medium-length coarse coats. They can have combinations of black fur with other colors. You’re probably most familiar with the black and rust-colored combination as being distinctly Rottweiler. A Rottweiler sheds throughout the year, with more heavy shedding periods twice a year. Their coats do best with weekly brushing and regular bathing.
A Big Dog
Rottweilers are very athletic and thrive on accomplishing tasks. They enjoy a variety of activities. Daily exercise is important to keep them from gaining weight and becoming obese.
Rottweilers are very affectionate and cuddly towards their family. They do all right with children. Early socialization and training are important to curb potential aggression and guard dog instincts. Rottweilers tend to be wary around strangers. Socialization can help them get along with other people and dogs as well.
To truly understand this breed you can look at some of these photos of the dog from a puppy right through to a senior dog. Click on any of the links and you will discover some of the very best Instagram accounts to follow. As you will see from the photos this is a breed you will quickly fall in love with.
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