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Rottweiler Behavior

Rottweiler are very confident dogs.

Many of us are afraid of dogs when it comes to Dog Breeda like Pit-bull, Dobermen, Bulldogs, and Rottweilers and other large dogs. However, most of these negative perceptions are misguided as these larger looking dogs are often considered as lovely and friendly animals.

You need to understand the dogs if you want them in your house. If you treat them as a part of the family they will give you the same love in return. But if you avoid them and treat them harshly then you will see the other side of the friendly animal.

So, today we are here to discuss about one of the famous dog breed, the Rottweiler. If you want to have a rottweiler in your house then first of all you need to know about the pet’s behavior, temperaments and personality.

What Kind Of Personality Do Rottweiler Have?

The Rottweiler is a strong, confident and obedient dog breed. They are one of the loyal dogs and willing to please its owners. They are not just working dogs, but are also a police dogs, rescue dogs and a great guide dogs for blind and disabled.

They have a bad reputation for being aggressive and vicious. But that is completely wrong as they are very loyal, gentle and protective towards their family.

Rottweiler ready to run in the field.
Rottweiler in the field. Image Source: Dog Appy

They have the ability to learn, adapt environment, and have a keen eye to their surrounding. They are often called as ‘needy’. Because they love to be loved and often create a sense of dependency with their owners.

Being dignified, confident, and powerful they are very sensitive as well. Meaning, these dogs are not right for you if you don’t have proper time to spend with your pet as their separation anxiety will cause them to be restless, destructive, aggressive and nervous.

Is It True That Rottweiler Have An Aggressive Temperament?

Talking about Rottweiler temperament, these dogs have the calm and levelheaded temperament. They are very obedient and don’t throw temper tantrums when they are younger. They tend to become moody in the absence of their owners or if they don’t get the proper affection from their owners.

Rottweilers are cautious dogs and won’t let anyone walk into your house without making them the presence known. The calm and assertive nature is often confused with angry reservation, while in reality they’re completely comfortable with the environment.

Aggressive Rottweiler trying to snatch the log.
Rottweiler wants the log. Image Source: thesprucepets.com

They can be a dangerous dogs in the hands of unskilled or indifferent owner as they are powerful enough to drag a person. If they are not trained or socialized early, they can become prone to aggression and their fearlessness allows them to act.

Living With A Rottweiler

One of the most important thing to consider while living with Rottweilers is that they need to be socialized at an early age to make a good family companions. If exposed with other pets and children in their puppy hood, they become very protective towards them.

Rottweilers following their owner’s commands

Your pet will surely dominate you if you don’t act as a leader. But they will respect an owner who knows how to lead a strong-willed dog. They are not well suited for a life chained up in a back yard. They feel more happy when they participate in family trips and hiking.

Challenging Nature Of Rottweilers

Despite the fact of being, loving and eagerly engaged in training activities they often assume the dominant position in families. They tend to take over the ‘alpha’ personality because of their large structure. This can lead to problems like stubbornness and obedience. That is why it is important to maintain a strict pecking order in the family.

Are Rottweilers Good With Kids?

Rottweilers and Babies having a good time. Video Compilation.

Rottweilers love children and love playing with them especially outdoor. When around children, especially young ones, they should be supervised because of being big and strong. They might unintentionally hurt your infants because of their cattle-driving heritage they can tend to lean and push a toddler with a nudge.

Always teach your kids, how to approach a dog, never bother him while eating, do not pinch or behave harsh with your pet.

History Of Rottweilers

The Rottweilers were originated in Germany. Rottweilers were working dogs from the start. They were used to drive cattles in the market, pulling carts, guarding the homestead. They are a very intelligent breed and are very protective by nature. They were guard dogs particularly for the travelling butchers and used to guard the meat, money and even the butchers from thieves.

All in all, these breeds are fantastic partners if raised properly. They will protect your house, will love you abundantly, and are great additions to your home. If you train your dog to be aggressive they will be aggressive, if you train it to be kind they will be kind. It all depends on the owner and the kind of treatment they get from their owner.

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