This article is from the Rottweilers Breed FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Denise Gross).
The Rottweiler is an outstanding companion and guard, but ownership of
a Rottweiler carries much greater than average legal and moral
responsibilities, due to traits possessed by this breed, their size
and strength. The information in this FAQ is offered as a guide to
prospective Rottweiler buyers who may or may not be aware of all the
special qualities possessed by this breed, both positive and negative,
so that they can make an accurate estimate of their needs in relation
to the demands of Rottweiler ownership. The Rottweiler IS NOT a breed
that fits into every home.
Your first consideration in buying a Rottweiler should be the
knowledge that for the next ten or more years that dog will be a part
of your household. Unlike your automobile, you can not trade in your
Rottweiler for a new model. As a companion to your whole family, your
Rottweiler will reflect the love and affection you show him. He will
represent an emotional investment, not just a financial investment.
Therefore, choose him carefully. Know as much as possible about the
breed and his breeder before you buy. Deal only with a reputable