Rottweiler: Personality & Health Issues
The hardy Rottweiler enjoys generally solid health.  Bred for a life of work in the outdoors, it needs considerable exercise and activity; the dog's character will suffer if it is chained.  Its coat must be brushed frequently and vigorously.  It must receive an adequate diet to maintain proper weight, but care must be taken to avoid overfeeding.  The Rottweiler is one of the best guard dogs available.
Average Lifespan Of The Rottweiler: 10-13 years.
Average Weight: 110lbs.

Inherited Health Disorders:

Oversized Eyelids
Oversized Socket (Orbit)
Retinal Displacement (Dysplasia):
A type of retinal deformation.

Diabetes Mellitus: A disorder in which the body is unable to regulate blood sugar levels, treatable with insulin injections.

Hip Dysplasia
Tendency To Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD):
A disorder that can develop early in the life of some dogs, characterized by inflammation of the joints, joint instability, lameness, and degenerative joint disease.  If the condition is mild, it can be treated with rest and anti-inflammatory drugs.  In more serious cases, surgery may be required.
Exercise Requirements: 3/5
Affection Level: 2/5
Friendliness-Other Pets:
Friendliness-Strangers: 1/5
Ease Of Training:

About The Ratings:

Exercise Requirements:
1: Low, 5: High
Affection Level:
1: Introverted, 5: Extroverted.
Friendliness-Other Pets:
1: Least Friendly, 5: Most Friendly.
1: Least Friendly, 5: Most Friendly.
Ease Of Training:
1: Most Difficult, 5: Least Difficult.
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