Rottweiler

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Rottweiler
Rottweiler standing facing left.jpg
Common nicknames
  • Rott
  • Rottie
Oreegin Germany
Traits
Wecht Male 50–60 kg (110–132 lb)
Female 35–48 kg (77–106 lb)
Hicht Male 61–69 cm (24–27 in)
Female 56–63 cm (22–25 in)
Coat Dooble-coatit, short, haurd an thick
Color Black an tan or black an mahogany
Litter size average 8 tae 12 awtho lairger litters are kent
Life span 8–10 years
Classification / standards
FCI Group 2, Section 2 #147 standard
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, meanin Rottweil butchers' dugs, acause ane o thair uises wis tae herd livestock an pull cairts laden wi butchered meat tae mercat.[1] This continued till the mid-19t century when 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. 1.0 1.1 "Rottweiler breed standard" (PDF). FCI. Retrieved 28 Februar 2016. 
  2. "Rottweiler". Australian National Kennel Council. 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.