Breed Info

The Rottweiler is at its basis a working dog. The breed is powerful and muscular with heavy bone structure, normally short coated, a balanced dry head and face type. Prized for its affectionate nature and balanced character, they are generally active and alert, but with moments of relaxation in between jobs.

Children friendly

Rotties get along well with children, being very protective and playful with them.

Highly adaptive

It is a breed that is resilient to almost any weather conditions, mostly suitable for outdoor living.

Excellent housekeeper

Rottweilers make excellent watchdogs and will alert their family to approaching strangers, but it's not their style to bark without cause.

Excercise lovers

Rottweilers do need exercise on a daily basis, especially if they normally live indoors.


26'' - 66cm height
10-12 years
42(F)- 55(M) kg

This is a smart, focused and powerful dog who wants and needs to perform his duties. 

A balanced mindset, the Rottweiler is not only a reliable family companion but also very devoted, obedient and committed to work which makes them a great breed of working dogs for search, guard, and police assistance


In Rottweilers, you should expect to see health clearances from licensed GRSK approved medics for hip dysplasia (with a good to excellent result), elbow dysplasia (same). 

JLPP is also expected to be seen as part of some of the most important health clearances of the breed. 


Rottweilers need to exercise. They have normal energy levels, and it should run out fairly quick if exercised intensively. Many Rottweilers enjoy playing and will spend much of their time in various activities.


It is recommended a high-quality dry food or raw, divided into two or more meals, depending on the dog’s age.


Rottweilers are quite easy to groom and need only an occasional brushing to keep their coat healthy. However, they do like to get dirty at times.

fci rottweiler breed standard

For more detailed information about the official FCI breed standard click HERE

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