A noble working dog, guardian and companion, the Rottweiler has fast become one of the world's most recognizable dogs, well regarded for his powerful physique and black and tan coloration. Originating in Germany, the breed sparkles with talent, strength and intelligence, making the Rottweiler an international favorite as a protector of family, home and property. This book provides the much-needed factual information about Rottweilers and their ancestry, character and standard, as well as the proper selection, feeding, training, preventative health care and behavior of the breed. The new owner will welcome advice about puppy-proofing the home, preparing for the pup's arrival, housebreaking and preventing puppy problems.
In addition to an authoritative, comprehensive text, this book presents over 135 photographs in full color, which prove to be as informative as they are attractive. Helpful hints and important information are highlighted to provide easy access to everything the reader needs to know about life with a Rottweiler from puppyhood to the senior years.