Rottweilers represent a class of drover working dogs from Germany, that were abandoned by the Roman legions at Rottweil (Germany), during the 2nd century CE. This dog breed serves as a draft dog, rescue dog, and police dogs. They are quite effective and vigilant when it comes to security but they need to be trained when it comes to social skills.
Characteristics: Steady, obedient, devoted, fearless, alert, confident, self-assured, courageous.
Size: Male: 24-27 in, Female: 22-25 in
Life Span: 8-10 years
Colors: Black, Tan, Mahogony.