ROTTWEILER BREED STANDARD


documentary TV producing the best Breed documentaries on YouTube the FCI’s Breed Standard for the rottweiler reads as follows a Brief Historical Summary The rottweiler is considered to be one of the oldest dog breeds its origin goes back to Roman times These dogs were kept us herder or driving dogs They marched over the alps with the roman legions protecting the humans and driving their cattle in The region of rot while these dogs met and mix with the native dogs in a natural crossing the main task of the rottweiler now became the driving and guarding of the herds of cattle and the defense of their masters and their property This breed acquired its name from the old free city of Rottweil and was known as the rottweil butchers dog the Butcher’s bred this type of dog purely for performance and usefulness in Due course a First-Rate watch and driving dog evolved which could also be used as a drop dog when at the beginning of the 20th century Various breeds were needed for police service the rottweiler was amongst those tested it soon became evident that the breed was highly suitable for the task set by police service and Therefore they were officially recognized as police dogs in 1910 Rottweiler Breeders Aim at a dog of abundant strength black coated with clearly defined rich tan markings whose powerful appearance does not lack nobility and Which is exceptionally well suited to being a companion service and working dog General appearance The rottweiler is a medium to large-sized stalwart dog neither heavy nor light and neither Leggy nor weedy His correctly proportioned compact and powerful build lead to the conclusion of great strength agility and endurance important proportions the length of the Body Measured from the point of the sternum the breastbone to the asiatic tuberosity should not exceed the height of the withers body at most 15% Behavior temperament Good-natured placid and basic disposition and fond of children very devoted obedient biddable and eager to work his appearance is natural and rustic his behavior self-assured steady and fearless He reacts to his surroundings with Great alertness Head Cranial region skull of Medium Length broad between the Years forehead line moderately arched as seen from the side Occipital Bone well-developed without being conspicuous stop Well defined Facial region nose well developed more broad than rounds with relatively large nostrils always black Muzzle the fourth face should appear neither elongated nor shortened in relation to the cranial region straight Nasal bridge brought at base moderately tapered Lips black close-fitting corner of the mouth not visible gum as dark as possible jaws tea upper and lower Jaw strong and broad Strong complete dentition 42 teeth with scissor bite the upper incisors closely overlapping the lower incisors Cheeks zygomatic arches pronounced eyes of medium-sized Almond Shaped Dark Brown in Color Eyelids close-fitting Ears medium-sized pendant Triangular wide apart set on high with the ears laid forward close to the head the skull appears to be broadened neck Strong a fairly well muscled slightly arch clean free from Flirtiness without Doula body back straight strong and firm loins short strong and deep croup Broad of medium length slightly rounded need a flat nor falling away chess Rumi broad and deep Approximately 50% of the shoulder height with well-developed for chest and well sprung ribs Belly place not tucked up Tail in natural condition level an extension of the upper line at ease. Maybe hanging Limbs for quarters seems from the front the front legs are straight and not placed too closely to each other The forearm seen from the side stand straight and vertical the slope of the shoulder blade is about 45 degrees to the horizontal Shoulders well laid back upper Arm close fitting to the body forearm strongly developed and muscular pass turn slightly Springy strong not steep front feet round tight and well arched pads hard nails short Black and strong Hindquarters seen from behind leg straight and not too close together When standing free obtuse angles are formed between the dog’s upper thigh and the hip bone The upper thigh on the lower side the lower thigh and the metatarsal upper thigh moderately long broad and strongly muscled lower thigh long strongly and broadly muscled Siddeley Hawks Sturdy, well angulated honks not steep Hind feet slightly longer than the front feet toes strong arched as tight as front feet gait the Rottweiler is a trotting dog in the movement the back remains firm and relatively stable movement harmonious steady full of Energy and unrestricted with good stride skin Let’s get on the head Overall tight fitting when the dog is alert the forehead may be slightly wrinkled Coat hair the coat of a topcoat and an undercoat the topcoat is of medium length coarse Dense and flat The undercoat must not show through the top coat the hair is a little longer on the hind leg color black with clearly defined markings of a rich tan on the cheeks muzzle throat chest and legs as Well as over both eyes and under the base of the tail size, and height pipe at withers for Males is 61 to 62 centimeters is small 65 to 66 centimeters is large correct Height weight 50 kilograms 61 to 68 centimeters 63 to 64 centimeters medium height 67 – 68 centimeters very large Height at withers for bitches is 56 to 57 centimeters is small 60 to 61 centimeters is large correct height weight approximately 42 kilograms 56 to 60 3 centimeters 58 to 59 centimeters medium height 62 to 63 centimeters very large False any departure from the foregoing point should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded Should be an exact proportion to which degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog you

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