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Rottweilers are hard-working, independent dogs who love to be outdoors, whether going for long walks or being in the yard, protecting their home and family. Given a choice, they’re always more likely to prefer being outside than inside! Rottweilers’ coats do a great job of keeping them warm against colder temperatures, but you should always bring them indoors when it gets too cold. Once the outside temperature gets below 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4 degrees Celsius),…

What does it mean when your Rottweiler suddenly starts limping on a back leg? How do you determine which leg is painful, and how do you diagnose the cause? In such a large dog as the Rottie, lameness is not unexpected from time to time. Most dog owners are mostly concerned about whether their Rottweiler back leg problems are serious and what care they require. Rottweiler hind leg problems involve issues with the bones, nerves,…

A Rottie owner needs to brush their dogs’ teeth at least once per week to stave off tartar accumulation. This minimum level of dental care helps your dog’s teeth and gums stay healthy. Rottweilers tend to develop gum disease although they rarely develop cavities. You can more easily brush the teeth of a trained Rottweiler who has grown accustomed to regular grooming. Making this process a step in weekly grooming that also includes ear cleaning and…

Does your Rottweiler have long nails that make the dog appear uneasy? Yes? Then you need to trim the dog’s nails immediately. A Rottweiler with long nails is as uncomfortable as a person walking around with oversized shoes. If left untended, the long nails can reduce the traction of your dog’s paws, cause injury to the tendons, and deform the dog’s feet. Luckily, we have prepared a detailed guide on how to cut your Rottweiler’s…

The Rottweiler is a strong, powerful, happiest, hardworking dog. But how often should you bathe a Rottweiler? You should bathe your Rottweiler at least once every 4 to 6 weeks to prevent infection and disease. However, this will depend on your location, the duration your Rottweiler spends outdoors, and how dirty he gets. Here’s a detailed discussion on how often you should bathe your Rottweiler: How Often Should You Bathe Your Rottweiler? It’s advisable to…

There are two things that Rottweilers love most in the whole world: You, and cuddles with you. The happiest day of their lives is to have a long walk with you in the morning, and then an afternoon of nothing but scratches and pets. How your Rottweiler loves to be petted depends on their own personal preference. Some like ear scratches, others live for belly rubs. What’s important to remember is how to pet a…