Another herding dog, the rottweiler began in Germany as a true work companion. They are still primarily used for work as guard dogs and as police dogs.
They are well-known for their stoicism, keen perception, courage and unflagging loyalty. They make excellent additions to the family.
Ready for a surprise? Even at an average of 100 pounds and as much as 27-inches high, these pooches aren’t awful at apartment dwelling so long as you keep them well-exercised.
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