The Rottweiler is a large dog, with a broad Mastiff face, powerful jaws, powerful neck, shoulders and chest, and robust build. They are moslty black with symmetric rust markings. The males are much larger than the females; the females should look powerful but much distinctly feminine. The Rottweiler origins are unknown, however it probably descended from the Italian Mastiff breed. A large, stocky, muscular, powerful, calm, steady-tempered, confident, and courageous, versatile dog is Rottweiler.When well-trained, can learn and do almost anything and thus it makes a fine
watchdog and guardian.
In general Rottweilers belong to the working group and are used as guard dogs, watch dogs, police dogs, companions and seen in the show-ring.When they are puppies, it is very important to follow the breeder's recommended diet sheet. As adults, they should be fed twice a day because of their tendency to bloat, a dietary condition which can be serious at times.The Rottie will do okay in an apartment if it is sufficiently exercised. They are relatively inactive indoors and a small yard will be sufficient.
The temperament of the Rottweiler can vary. Some can be very affectionate and somewhat of a clown, while others can be bullies.So it is important that proper breed is selected.