Medium-large in size, the Rottweiler has a reputation for being a hearty, strong, working dog. The breed has an excessively stocky look, with a broad chest, long back, and thick legs.
Lifespan: 8–12 yr
Height: 23–27 in
Weight: 72–132 lb
Rottweilers require weekly brushing and regular baths. For most of the year, shedding is very moderate—though it will be more substantial in the spring and fall. Weekly nail trims and regular at-home dental care—including teeth brushing—are ideal for this breed.
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Rottweilers require weekly brushing and regular baths. For most of the year, shedding is very moderate—though it will be more substantial in the spring and fall.
Subaortic stenosis Elbow dysplasia - O C D of the elbow, Hip dysplasia
Cataracts, Cervical vertebral instability ( Wobbler syndrome) Deafness Demodicosis/ Demodectic mange Entropion Familial kidney disease Histiocytosis Hyperadrenocorticism ( Cushing's syndrome) Neuroaxonal dystrophy Pancreatitis Progressive retinal atrophy Retinal dysplasia X-linked muscular dystrophy
Corneal dystrophy Familial kidney disease Gastric dilatation-volvulus Hemivertebra Leukodystrophies Microphthalmia; ocular dysgenesisvitiligo