Play around on this page and have fun learning some interesting facts about Rottweilers. (Page still under construction, please be patient)
Take the Rottweiler Quiz! (Answers at the bottom of the page)
1.) The Rottweiler originated where?
2.) Throughout history, which of the following jobs has the Rottweiler held?
c. Police Work
d. Pulling carts full of supplies
e. Carrying money from stores to bank
f. All of the Above
3.) The Rottweiler almost became extince in Rottweil, Germany due to which animal?
a. GSD (German Shephard Dog)
d. Bunny Rabbit
4.) Because they are gentle, loyal, and compassionate, Rottweilers are also know as what?
5.) T or F The Rottweiler stood guard on the Berlin Wall.
6.) Where can you find your Rottweiler’s “stop”?
7.) In Rottweil, Germany, the Rottweiler was known as the “Butcher’s Dog.” Why?
a. Rottweilers liked to hang out around the butchers shop and collect scraps of meat.
b. He is a very aggressive guard dog.
c. Butchers kept their money tied around the dog’s neck.
8.) T or F Because of their short coats, Rottweilers do fairly well in hot weather.
9.) What are the 3 trial phases in a Shutzhund title?
10.) At what age is a Rottweiler considered full grown
The Rottweiler is a working dog and he is happiest when he is given a job to do. He is also a very biddable dog, meaning he loves to please you, which makes him easy to train. With patience, affection, praise and maybe some yummy bits of chicken, you can train your rottie to do almost anything (except your homework!).
Did you know that Rottweilers are one of the smartest breeds of dog?
Rottweilers are very powerful dogs, but they are also surprisingly agile.
1.) The Rottweiler came over the Swiss Alps with the Romans and settled in Rotweil, Germany.
2.) All of the Above. The Rottweiler also excels in Agility, Flyball and therapy work just to name a few.
3.) Believe it or not, the Donkey! When the donkey replaced the Rottweiler in cart pulling, there was no need for the Rottweiler anymore. Luckily, we discover that our rotties can do so much more than cart pulling.
4.) the Gentle Bear
5.) This is true.
6.) On his head. This is where the muzzle meets the forehead.
7.) C. The Butchers would use the dogs to transport their money to the bank. Yeah, I don’t think I would try to rob a Rottweiler either!
8.) False! Rottweilers respond VERY POORLY to hot weather and should NEVER be left unattended outside when it is hot.
9.) tracking, obedience and protection.
10.) Large Breed dogs such as the Rottweiler are not considered full grown until they are 2 years old.