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Common eik-names
  • Rott
  • Rottie
Wecht Male 50–60 kg (110–132 lb)
Female 41–48 kg (90–106 lb)
Hicht Male 61–69 cm (24–27 in)
Female 56–63 cm (22–25 in)
Coat Dooble-coatit, short, haurd an thick
Colour Black an tan or black an mahogany
Bruid size average 8 tae 12 awtho lairger litters are kent
Life span 8–10 years
Clessification / staundarts
FCI Group 2, Section 2 #147 staundart
AKC Wirkin staundart
ANKC Group 6 (Utility) staundart
CKC Group 3 – Wirkin staundart
KC (UK) Working staundart
NZKC Utility staundart
UKC Guardian Dog staundart
Domestic dug (Canis lupus familiaris)

The Rottweiler is a breed o domestic dug, regairdit as medium-tae-lairge[1][2] or lairge.[3][4] The dogs war kent in German as [Rottweiler Metzgerhund] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help), meanin Rottweil butchers' dugs, acause ane o thair uises wis tae herd fermstockin an pull cairts laden wi butchered meat tae mercat.[1] This continued till the mid-19t century whan railweys replaced droving for herdin. Rottweilers are nou uised as rake an rescue dugs, as guide dugs for the blind, as guard dugs an polis dugs.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Rottweiler breed standard" (PDF). FCI. Retrieved 28 Februar 2016.
  2. "Rottweiler". Australian National Kennel Council. Archived frae the original on 4 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 28 Februar 2016.
  3. "Rottweiler". The Kennel Club. Retrieved 28 Februar 2016.
  4. "Rottweiler". New Zealand Kennel Club. Retrieved 28 Februar 2016.
  5. Adolf Pienkoss, The Rottweiler, 3rd ed., Borken, Germany: Internationale Föderation der Rottweilerfreunde, 2008.