You may be wondering on where’s the Rottweiler breed has come from? For a fact, we know that they’re from Germany and originally in Rome. So, why is there American Rottweiler and how you may be able to tell whether you have American or German Rottweiler? If you have the same problem, I recommended that you keep reading because even though slight, there are few differences between these two and that is what we are going to find out.
The origins of Rottweiler bring forth common arguments between people who are interested in these breeds. There are instances that they quote a dog might not or might have the right size of body length or head, that their legs are too short or long? Long story short, what’s the difference between American and German Rottweiler? It has been discovered that there are a number of standards that are set as far as these breeds of dogs are concerned through research.
First of all, German Rottweiler is simply defined as dog for being born in Germany. Meaning to say, if your Rottweiler was born originally in Germany, then you can assume safely that your dog is a German Rottweiler.
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But that is not just the thing that you must be mindful about when trying to define a German Rottweiler. For this particular breed, there are clubs that apply strict standards. As an example, these dogs have to be suitable in helping and assisting their human companions. What this mean is, they must have a calm and mild personality and a sharp mind at the same time. The Rottweiler needs to be compatible for use as guide dogs or companion dogs for the disabled or blinds, working dogs, family dogs or as a security dog. Basically, this is among the reasons why there are some strict guidelines applied in which temperament is a big concern.
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There is also a strict no docking rule for Rottweiler. In other words, some other clubs will not consider it as a rotty if they have a docked tail. As a matter of fact, tail docking is about removing the animal’s tail intentionally which is done by snipping off its tail using surgical scissors or through the use of a special band to be able to cut off the flow of blood, allowing the tail to fall off.
When it comes to American Rottweiler, they’re breeds that originated from America. American Rottweiler can be tail docked wherein German rotty can’t which is the only difference they have from German breeds.