How much do you know about the lovable but misunderstood Rottweiler?

These are 10 fun facts you need to know about the popular and surprisingly snuggly Rottweiler

They’re one of the UK’s most popular breed of dog – and also one of the most misunderstood – but how much do you know about the Rottweiler?

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 9:32 am

The last 18 months have seen many of us welcome a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club saw dog ownership rise by nearly eight per cent over 2020.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your perfect pup.

Those with active lifestyles might want to consider a larger dog, while somebody with allergies will be looking for a hypoallergenic dog.

There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One dog that often appears at the top of people’s canine wishlists is the Rottweiler – it’s a breed often mistakenly thought to be aggressive but they have a range of positive attributes that make them a great family pet.

Here are 10 fun and interesting facts about the breed.

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