Rottweiler Dog Introduction
Rottweiler dog breed is one that is large and comes from Rottweil, Germany. At first, this breed is used by people as guide dogs livestock and meat wagon that is sometimes called “Rottweil butcher’s dog”. But now, Rottweiler dogs are widely used as sniffer dogs.
Height and Weight:
Males Rottweiler have a height ranging from 24-27 inches (61-69 cm), female rottweiler is about 22-25 inches (56-63 cm)
Males Rottweiler have a weight ranging from 95-130 pounds (43-59 kg), while females 85-115 pounds (38-52 kg)
Special characteristic of this dog’s ears that are dull and stuck in his ear hole. Rottweilers have big muscles, a strong body, wide head with a rounded forehead and a long snout. In addition, as we see in some photos Rottweiler, Rottweiler uniqueness lies in the color of his fur that the average is dominated by dark colors like black or brown. Not only hair, but other body parts as well as dark colored lips, nose and eyes. Some Rottweilers are known to have blue eyes or one blue or brown.
Temperament of Rottweiler
Rottweiler dogs have a very strong character, calm, easily trained, brave, and loyal to their owners and families. Loyal and protective nature that has made them desperate to defend their family if needed, and this Rottweiler dog seems stronger to pain. Rottweiler dog also has a bold and confident nature. This breed requires a strong-minded owner, calm, but firm and able to handle their large size. In addition, the Rottweiler has a keen sense of smell, so it is often used as search dogs or trackers. Rottweiler would make friends with other animals such as cats, dogs and other pets, as long as they have been well informed and have a host who assert their authority. Friends and relatives are usually greeted with enthusiasm. Foreigners were deemed suspicious will be easily wafted by Rottweiler dog instincts.
Health Problems of your Rottweiler
Rottweiler dogs are prone to ACL damage. Prone to “hip dysplasia”. Also prone to “entropion” (narrowing of the gap between the eyelid), which may be one cause eye dirt. Also tend to snore and overeat.
>>>Hip Dysplasia-(HD) means the formation of supply hip (hip joint) is ugly, and a portrait of the kind of disease progression in young dogs of various breeds. hip dysplasia can be a serious obstacle to the eraser dogs are trained to a demanding activity. Hip Dysplasia is a genetic disorder that has many factors in the way of its reduction. The emergence of these genetic disorders can be triggered by environmental factors, such as changes in nutrition, training and experience (Trauma).
Symptoms of Hip Dysplasia cannot be detected in young puppies, but usually appear in the period of rapid growth, between the ages of 4-9 months. The signs of this disease varies, ranging from irregular footsteps, until they cannot walk properly. Repair (looks like normal) may occur with age, leading to more stable supply, inflammation subsiding, and musculature strengthening. However, dogs suffering from Hip Dysplasia will become inflamed joints at some point later in his life.
Dogs that suffer from Hip Dysplasia, should not be used for breeding, but allowed to live a long and useful to humans. In the acute phase, veterinarians recommend that dogs can be rested and supportive care. With light and regular exercise, maintaining body weight and treatment with anti-inflammatory drugs, a little more will help the management of arthritis associated with hip dysplasia in dogs that have been aged.
>>>entropion-Entropion is a condition where the eyelid and eyelashes turn into the bottom toward the eyeball. cause, most cases of entropion occurs because the eyelid tissue relaxation as a result of the aging process. some cases occur due to the formation of scar tissue on the surface of the eyelid caused by chemical and thermal burns, inflammatory or allergic reactions. treatment, entropion treated by surgery before friction eyelids and eyelashes causing damage to the cornea.
Old Age Approximately 10-12 years.
If you have a dog of this type, you must perform routine maintenance and painstaking. Smooth and shiny fur is very easy to maintain. Comb with a bristle brush and do not forget to bathe regularly.
Rottweilers need lots of practice. But you can not provide this powerful dog to work too much or exercise too often, because they will be hooked to keep practicing. They need to be invited to walk or jog every day. Running in the woods and in open areas make them very happy and they have no desire to leave you. they also love to take the ball like a Retriever type dog.
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