cost of a Rottweiler puppy

by belinda

just wanting to know approx amount of money when buying a rottweiler...

Hi Belinda
That's actually a very difficult question to answer in any sort of concrete way because a lot depends on what country/region you are in and of course on what type of puppy you want.

A show quality puppy will cost more than one who is pet quality (and there can be only very subtle differences between show and pet quality, so you need to know what you're looking for).

Obviously a reputable breeder who has dogs with good pedigrees and lineage, who performs the proper health checks on their dogs and provides excellent care for the mom and puppies will have higher costs. This is then reflected in the price of the puppies they sell. However, buying a pup who has physically and mentally sound parents, and has been properly taken care of will generally save you a lot of money (and often heartache as well) in the long run.

I'd recommend that you take a look at my Choosing A Rottweiler Breeder and Rottweiler Breeders Directory to learn more about what to look for in a breeder. Do some research and visit the sites of the breeders shown and you'll get a better idea of what to be looking for and how much to pay.

Buying a puppy is a big commitment, both in terms of time and money, and it's not something you should rush into. Buying a pup is a big expense, but caring for him/her is a much more long-term and expensive project so being prepared is very important.

Hope this helps, best of luck.

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Jul 30, 2012
For The Love Of Rottweilers NEW
by: Brian

During the past years I have found that the cost of a Rottweiler puppy, especially such an exciting breed like these dogs, depends on the breeding of the dog.

I say this because of all the dogs I have purchased I have become aware that those breeders that looked into picking the 'correct' sire for their bitch with the purpose to improve the breed in one way or another always asked for more money for their litters. I found the reasoning justified the extra cost due to the expectations I had as a purchaser.

Buying a badly breed Rottweiler at any price is just asking for trouble.

The real question as I see it is why are great Rottweilers so cheap at around $2,000.00 - $3,000.00 is hard to understand when similar Rottweilers are sold above this price often oversees?

Jan 12, 2011
Rottweiler pUp cost
by: Girish

the monthly expense to care and bring up a good rotty

Budget - India
Good quality Kibble - Rs. 4500 / Month approx.
Training - Rs. 3000 to 4000 per month
Supplements - Rs. 1000 approx.

so with that basic budget in hand, one can easily realise themself . how a trader or breeder can afford selling the pups at cheaper rate. (there are lot of advertisements starting from rs. 5000 )

to bring up a dam good and healthy enough to litter healthy pups.

till 2 years - above budget will total to Rs 100,000 (approx. excluding the training)

mating with a good sire - will cost Rs. 20,000

the cheaper the rates - corner cuts in many factors where dams owned purely as pup making machine, not cared as per the breed requirement.

mating on every heat starting from first heat itself

just ask yourself , with all this rough estimate and find answer what you going to get paying cheaper and cheaper from traders and money minded breeders, who are nothing to do with uplifting the rotty breed and concerned for healthy pups

Jan 03, 2011
cost of puppy
by: Julie

Hi, here in NZ it costs approx $1200 - $1500 for a show puppy from a top breeder and anywhere from $400 upwards from a backyard breeder. you are best to seek out a number of breeders and talk to them as getting one from a backyard breeder can cause a lot of heartache, as they can have a lot of health issues. Make sure that you sight the parents and check out their temperment. Their are a few unregistered breeders over here selling on "Trademe" who do not appear to know what they are doing.

I would imagine that prices in Australia are similar to here. Some of the top breeders import dogs and seman from Australia.

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