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Rottweilers Breed FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about Rottweilers Breed

This FAQ about Rottweilers Breed was compiled and written by arc@netrax.net (Denise Gross).

Please e-mail comments and suggestions regarding this FAQ to arc@netrax.net. The American Rottweiler Club Website can be found at http://www.amrottclub.org/.

This FAQ is maintained by Denise D. Gross (arc@netrax.net) for the American Rottweiler Club, Inc. Copyright 1996, all rights reserved.

This document includes original material as well as material compiled from various publications of the American Rottweiler Club including "Introducing The Rottweiler", "Rottweiler Ownership" and "Your New Rottweiler". Thanks to the Public Education Committee of the American Rottweiler Club (Mary Anne Roberts, Maureen Bourgeois, Rose Marie Hogan and Janice Rowland, as well as the many other members who had input into these publications).

You are encouraged to copy and distribute this document for non-commercial use with the following restrictions: You may not modify this document in any way. You must include the entire document, including the copyright notice. This document may not be sold for profit nor incorporated into commercial documents without the express permission of the American Rottweiler Club.

-01 Rottweiler: Preface
The Rottweiler is an outstanding companion and guard, but ownership ...
-02 Rottweiler: History
The Rottweiler is said to be descended from the drover dogs of ...
-03 Rottweiler: Standard
The AKC Standard describes the physical appearance and other ...
-04 Rottweiler: Characteristics and Temperament
The Rottweiler is a medium-large, powerful dog. His compact ...
-05 Rottweiler: Aggressiveness/Protective Instinct
These traits vary with the individual dog to some degree, although ...
-06 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Hip Dysplasia
Hip Dysplasia (HD) is a developmental disease in which there is ...
-07 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Elbow Dysplasia
Like hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia is a hereditary disease. It is ...
-08 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Osteochondrosis Dissecans (OCD)
OCD is a disease of bone formation that leads to lameness ...
-09 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Paneosteitis
Sometimes referred to as growing pains or pano, panosteitis ...
-10 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Von Willebrand's Disease (VWD)
VWD is a hereditary a bleeding disorder similar to hemophilia. ...
-11 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Bloat
Bloat is a common condition in which the stomach swells from gas,...
-12 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Heart Diseases
The most common heart problem seen in Rottweilers is Sub-...
-13 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Allergies
Some Rottweilers are prone to flea and/or food allergies. Symptoms ...
-14 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Eye Diseases
Entropian (eyelids rolling inward) and Ectropian (Eyelids ...
-15 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Epilepsy
Epilepsy may result from injury to the head or from ...
-16 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Hypothyroidism
Hypothyroidism refers to insufficient output of the thyroid hormone ...
-17 Rottweiler Health Concerns: Cancer
Cancer is becoming a very common condition in the Rottweiler breed,...
-18 Is the Rottweiler the right dog for me?
The Rottweiler is the current fad guard/macho dog of the moment. ...
-19 How are they Rottweilers with children?
A properly bred Rottweiler who receives adequate socialization ...
-20 Are Rottweilers vicious?
A properly bred, socialized and trained Rottweiler is not ...
-21 Are Rottweilers good with other pets?
Problems should be minimal when a Rottweiler is raised from ...
-22 What kind of training do Rottweilers require?
The Rottweiler has been developed for its working ability and ...
-23 What about Rottweiler's discipline?
The Rottweiler is a sensitive, intelligent and loyal animal ...
-24 Do Rottweilers require much exercise?
The Rottweiler is a working breed. He is generally not happy ...
-25 Do Rottweilers shed?
The Rottweiler is a double-coated breed, with a medium length ...
-26 Are Rottweilers noisy?
Rottweilers will bark to announce the arrival of people on ...
-27 Which Rottweiler sex makes the best pet?
Opinions vary on this topic. Most breeders would generally recommend ...
-28 Where should I buy my Rottweiler puppy?
There are various places where you may acquire a Rottweiler puppy, ...
-29 What is a "Responsible" Rottweiler breeder?
This is a difficult category to define, but there are certain ...
-30 What is the difference between Rottweiler pet and show quality?
Show Quality is a term that is often misunderstood and misused. ...
-31 How much can I expect to pay for a Rottweiler puppy?
Show quality puppies will generally sell for $800 to $1500, with ...
-32 Rottweiler Books
The Complete Rottweiler, by Muriel Freeman; Published by Howell ...
-33 Rottweiler Magazines
The Rottweiler Quarterly is a highly informative magazine devoted ...
-34 Rottweiler Videos
American Kennel Club Rottweiler Video is helpful in visualizing ...
-35 Rottweiler Breed Clubs
National Breed ...









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