The Rottweiler is one of the most popular breeds in America. They are very loyal to their owner and family but only if properly trained. One should never let the Rottweiler think that it can be the Alpha dog (The leader of the pack), in that case the dog can do a lot of damage. One of the Rottweiler’s ancestors was the Mastiff. The Mastiff was Bigger than the Rottweiler but slower. The Rottweiler is also very clever, and that is also in some unexpected ways.

The first Rottweiler club in Germany, named DRK, was created the 13 January 1907. The DRK wanted to produce working dogs and the main stud dog of this club was Lord von der Teck. One of the main stud dogs of the club IRK was Ralph von Neckar. The Rottweiler has 42 teeth, Their eyes are usually brown. Their ears are triangular, The limbs are straight, with a heavy bone and the feet are round, compact, webbed, with thick, hard pads.

The FCI standard says that Rottweilers are good-natured and are fond of children, obedient and eager to work. Rottweilers are a very powerful breed, which are born to guard and herd. As has been proven in many working disciplines worldwide, the Rottweiler is highly trainable. This versatile breed can be trained to do just about anything. Many Rottweilers hold advanced titles in Obedience, Agility, Jumping, Tracking and Carting.

However the breed is primarily a stock dog of exceptional ability. Herding instinct is very high and the Rottweiler gathers naturally. There is seldom a need to reprimand for gripping or biting as the Rottweiler is unusually inhibited in using mouth on stock.