Rottweiler Community Corner 

Welcome to my Rottweiler Community Corner. Come on and jump right in, we're so happy you could join us :)

The Rottweiler is brave, loyal, intelligent and stoic. He's also sensitive, goofy, gentle and loving.

Sadly many people who have never owned a Rottweiler (or even met one up close) don't realize or appreciate their innate soundness, enormous versatility and huge hearts.

This often makes it difficult for Rottweiler owners to get help or support from the people around them... and rarely are their puppies or dogs seen for what they are rather than what they're perceived to be!

With my website I try to remedy that in some small way by offering a place where you CAN find the answers to your questions and share your Rottie's photos and antics with others who'll appreciate them.

A great 'community feel' has been growing and I think it's time to give all my visitors more opportunities to share and interact... so welcome to the brand new 'Rottweiler Community Corner' where you can share stories, photos, advice, tips, news, views and just about anything that's Rottweiler-related!

All submissions will, of course, have to be proof-read and approved by me, but don't let that dissuade you from joining in :)

This is YOUR corner and everyone is welcome to contribute.

I built this website FOR Rottie-lovers just like you, and now it's time to play your part and have your say... oh, and have fun too!

 

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My first pet(rottie) for which I was attracted by looks and breed, but have fallen in love with who he is!!! 
The first and foremost thing, your website is a wonderful place where people like me and many others post general/critical questions about their rotties, …

7 Week old puppy question regarding weight/ posture 
Hello all, I have a couple of questions. We're very excited to have this pup, and are extremely worried we're doing the right things. I haven't had …

Too early? 
Picking up our new girl January 1, 2016. Her birthdate was November 30th. We are very excited. House is "puppy-proofed" and we are very experienced dog …

Polo and Layla 
Polo is now 3 years old. Layla is now 2 Years old. Polo is has a tremendous amount of energy and he is very BOSSY. Layla is so laid back it's crazy. …

My BFF Zach the Rottie  
Hi, My Rottie is a 3 months four days old guy, who is super intelligent, funnily manipulative and an amazing companion. I've been training him myself …

Alternative Colors in Rottweilers 
As being a owner of a Melanistic purebred rottweiler, I am very open minded to other colors as well. I was reading about Kayla, the red rottweiler. …

Rottie suddenly acts scared and unaware of family 
2 year old female American Rottweiler. Always loving, playful, and very gentle. Today acted like she didn't recognize my husband or myself, until long …

my dog is protective with her food even if i trained her 
Hi, i have a 8.5 months old female rottweiler. I have done the steps you recommend to correct food aggression since she was 2 months old, as prevention, …

Blush 4.5 Months Old..Do She looks like Pure Breed?? 
Hi, I have 4.5 months old Rottweiler female puppy.Her present weight is around 17 kg. I have taken her without papers so I am not sure if she is Pure …

It's my birthday! 
Polo is still on the move and growing. Polo just turned 2 years old. That's my boy

Rottie weight-gain after Parvo 
Hi i have a rottie he is 8 weeks.. he just survived parvo virus .. this is the way someone sold him to me .. he only weights 4 lbs ... do u think that …

9 week old puppy growling and biting when picked up  
Hi There, I am not sure if you can help me or not.. I did not know where else to turn.. I have bought a Rottie puppy not registered and I can no longer …

Mandy - Rottie female, 22 months, due for total hip replacement surgery 
The most beautiful girl entered my life after a very bad experience with my first rottie demising from bone cancer at 6 years of age. So I was very careful …

Eat every thing  
Hi Mike here with 11 month old Sanka male. I can't get him to stop eating none food items off the floor ground or anywhere his mouth will reach. I know …

Prayer Request for Zander 
I have an 8 week old Rottweiler puppy that I picked up from the breeder on Saturday, and his name is Zander. When we drove away from his home and …

Shelby the Rottie 
Hello: we rescued our Rottie from the next door neighbor when she was 9 months old. My daughter helped raise her since she was tiny, as he worked …

dog Sanka 
I have a 13 month Rott of very high pedigree but is coward. He get scared while passing a manhole drain, loud noises startled sometimes. A very soft …

Puppy diet plan 
My 14 week old rotti went for his second jab today and weighs 12.5kg he is eating purina beta turkey and rice dry food only. The vet suggested to start …

Advice for a new rottie foster Mom 
Hello! So glad I found this page! Was hoping maybe I could get an opinion. just became foster Mom to a seven year old female rottie. Will start socialization …

Training incident 
HI my baby and I recently went to a training session which ended badly. It was held in her vet surgery - I sorta thought this was a bad idea... but you …

Ade @ 10 months 
She is growing like a weed! So beautiful! Just when I think we couldn't possibly love her any more, she gives us one of these smiles and we just …

Is my Rottweiler too sweet? 
Our Ade is now 9 1/2 more old. She has always been the quintessential Rottie.....Calm "wait and see" and incredibly mellow for a pup. She loves to play, …

Polo's new Playmate (Layla) 
Polo has grown up so fast. I knew he gets lonely when I work all day. When I come home he demands all my attention. And some days I just don't have the …

22 month old male, aggressive towards strange children 
Addy is our baby. We've had him since he was 10 weeks and have been raising him with our young sons. They are now 8 and 5 but were 3 and 6 when we adopted …

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Our lovely lady :) 
We adopted this amazing girl almost 6 weeks ago. She is a dream dog. We love her so much already!

My 4 yr old rottie has a growth inside his spinal cord that can't be biopsied 
Bru Has Had Several Treatments because Of This because They Can't Tell Me What It Is, I Have Treated Him For Inflammatory, Any Antifungal Disease, Has …

Rottie throwing up :( 
Hi, My husband and I adopted a 1.5 year old Rottweiler a little over three weeks ago. We love her so much; she is such a good dog! She took a few …

''Our Angel in a Black Fur coat'' 
We lost our Hans, September 13, 2013....He was our Angel, our gift...We will miss him forever! Please Check out our Hans.... on YouTube.... Our Angel …

MAX my big handsome boy is almost 2 1/2 yrs old now 
Max & I had hoped to "pay it forward" with the therapy dog program but as we got futher along we found out that since Max was my service dog he couldn't …

Polo the dog model 
Love putting photos of my boy on this site. He is celebrating his one year old birthday with me and his auntie shown here. Happy birthday POLO... …

Frequent diarrhea in 5 mo old Rottie 
My 5 month old Rottie has had frequent bouts of diarrhea and I'm wondering if a different food or some digestive enzymes/probiotics would help. It …

Wondering if you can spread the word about a lost Rottie 
Wondering if you can spread the word about a lost Rottie Help Us Find Abby Absolutely! I'm so sorry to hear about your situation. I can only imagine …

resource growling  
HELP! I have a 5 month old half German half American and yesterday when Gunner was chewing on a treat he kept growling at my 3 and 4 year old. It …

question on behavior? 
I have had other rottie's in the past but never had friends that came to visit and would bring their dogs. When my last rottie passed I adopted a 7 …

new born Rottie puppy 
I am fostering an abandoned 4 day old puppy. He is eating a little by bottle and having regular bowel movements and urine output. I have never …

This is my first Rottweiler 
I never owned a rottweiler before but i'm loving my big baby. We named him Dillinger he will be 6 months on the 12th of June he was a runt in his litter.I …

HELP!! ACL tear.. 
Hi all..I am reaching out to other owners for some help..My 2.5 yr old female just got diagnosed with ACL tear in both her knees. I was hoping for some …

rottie days out in Co Clare? 
Hey guys Look just got a rottweier and would love to know if there are any days out in Clare (show events...) I don't really want to join a showing …

Barron - fully recovered & happy with his new hip 
Barron is now a happy, healthy boy! If you haven't read Barron's story, check out this original post and see what this brave boy (and his brave momma) …

My 5 month old rott is getting A LOT of light brown hair  
We have recently purchased a female rottweiler. Harley Belle comes from the Von Diezel Tarheels line. She is registered through ckc. I also have the pedigree …

Paying it forward! 
Who rescued who? In Oct 2011 I adopted Max who at the time was named Marcus at 7 months old from a small rescue group when my 11 1/2 rottie passed away …

Polo's Pics (updated) 
POLO HAS BATTLED SEVERE DIARRHEA, A SPRAINED FOOT, DRY SKIN, AND TWO TUMORS. POLO IS A GLADIATOR. HE IS STILL KICKING BUTT AND TAKING NAMES. I LOVE …

My first Rottie: A few questions 
Hi all, I just got my first rottie 2 weeks ago when he was 6 weeks old. He is now 8 weeks old today :) My husband named him Hercules! Ok so here …

Abnormal clumsy ness  
This is an update to a post I added last. We bought rocky as a puppy not long after getting him home we noticed how abnormally clumsy he was. i took him …

my best dog 
my dog passed away 1 week ago. i was so sad her name was milly i loved her so much she was a family dog, we have another dog i bet he is sad too xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxi …

Okay everybody we did it Barrons update for Oct 
Ok everyone we did it, Barron has gotten his clean bill of health from the surgeon. His hip replacement was a success. He is now back to being a normal …

August update on Barron's hip recovery 
Barron went back for another hip check on August 21. His doctor is very happy with his progress. He now gets to spend some time out of his crate He …

July 16 update on Barron and his new xrays 
Just wanted to let you know Barron had his new x-rays yesterday and the surgeon is happy, very happy, with his progress. I could see the bone forming …

Upsetting behavior 
Hi Sue and fellow rottie lovers, I am in need of some advice. My 18 month old unspayed female rottie, Kota, had an incident last week while we were on …

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General Questions 
Hello all, I got a Rottie puppy at 9 weeks old, He is now 16 weeks I just have a few questions for some of the experienced people. I feed him Blue Buffalo …

Up date on Barron's Hip replacement July 4 
Here is Barron's update.... It has been 6 weeks since his hip replacement. Everything has greatly improved. He now pee's and poo's outside usually within …

bringing in a new Rottie 
We currently are a family of 5 (2 adults, 2 children and 1 spoiled spayed female AKC Rottie). W e are thinking of adding a Rottie pup to the family, …

Barron's progress after hip surgery 
I must have the most bull headed pig headed devil dog Rottie on this earth. Barron had his right hip replaced 10 days ago at 11 months old He is on …

Barron's progress after hip surgery 
Today is day 5 of Barron' recovery from his hip replacement. Things seem to be going good. He has managed to pee and poo using his belly sling for …

Barron and his hip replacement 
Barron had his right hip replaced on Tuesday and came home today. So far so good. right now he is resting comfortably I will up date more tomorrow when …

My 11 month male rottie Barron is having hip replacement surgery - what do I need for his recovery? 
Hi My name is Bonnie and my rottie is Barron 11 months old. Can anyone help me with suggestion on his recovery ahead of time I know he will need complete …

Our Rottweiler Kodiak's Story

... lessons learned on hip-dysplasia, cruciate ruptures, and buying from breeders on Kijiji
 
My husband is a dog person; he grew up with dogs and could not wait to get a dog once we had settled down. I, on the other hand, had never owned a dog …

Phoenix Enjoying Life! 
For everyone who's been following the story of Phoenix the Parvo Puppy (if you haven't seen it yet, check out this page Phoenix - The Parvo Experience …

THE HISTORY OF THE ROTTWEILER 
I came across this website and it has some interesting info about our Beautiful Rottweiler. Click on the Link and have a read... www.donnerbergrottweilers.com …

Phoenix-The Parvo Experience 
My wife and I are COE breeders of Rottweilers and I have contributed to www.a-love-of-rottweilers.com on occasion. I have also bred and trained German …

Just a laugh 
My Gemini (10.5 months) thinks she is a tumbler. She also thinks she should be allowed on the furniture. Tonight my little girl, got tired of being …

Buying A Rottweiler Puppy - Lessons learned from Cash! 
Before running out and buying the first Rottweiler you fall in love with, please consider the following: * The MOST IMPORTANT thing you can do before …

BUYER BEWARE: Caution and Common Sense when Buying a Puppy 
This is a cautionary tale of buying puppies on Craigslist ad other internet websites. January 28, 2012 my wife and I saw a Craigslist advertisement for …

Polo is back 
Polo owns this part of the house. His room and sitting on his personal sofa. No one can pull in my yard without a warning. No one can enter my home …

THE DANGERS OF CHAIN COLLARS.....my story 
Hi everyone..my name is Judy and I own Angel an 18 month old rottie.. Some of you may know us from Beban Dog Park..I would like to share my experience …

Head Size in Rottweiler Pup Not rated yet
I have a 6.5 month old Rottweiler pup that is now 78 lbs. My husband and I have owned two other Rottweilers before and don't remember them growing at this …

My Rotties name Not rated yet
My last Rotty male was named Danger. I named him that cause his dad was so big. After awhile it turned into a name and lost its meaning of being scary …

Rottweiler owner looking for other rotty fans Not rated yet
I have a 14 month old rottweiler, well socialized, a great dog! I am looking for other rotty owners....I am on Cape Cod. Just looking for rott …

Stubborn 7 Month Old Not rated yet
I'm looking for a little input on my 7 month old rottie Champ. We have had Champ since he was 8 weeks. He has passed basic obedience class and an intermediate …

5 Month old Rottweiler puppy growls while eating Not rated yet
I have a 5 month old that has been with us since he was about 4 weeks. I have a three year old child and it is just her and me. He has always had the …

Rottie suddenly starting to growl at kids Not rated yet
I have a year and a half old male German Rottweiler. He is the sweetest dog and we have taken him to advance obedience training. The past week he has …

Neutered my 1 year old boy and now am concerned about his growth Not rated yet
Hi I have a 13 month old boy I neutered him because the city kept insisting on it. I unfortunately did not do my research until after and now concerned …

Hard time housebreaking my 11 month puppy, Bella. Not rated yet
Bella will hold her pee and poop as long as she with someone but once she's out of our sight she goes. I've tried putting her in her crate at night, …

In great need of advice. Aggressive Older Rottie!!!!!! Not rated yet
I have a 12 y/o female rottie. She is still very energetic and playful however I worry about some other behavioral issues she has been exhibiting. …

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New to Rottweiler's World - from Malaysia. Not rated yet
Hi ALL, I'm a proud owner of a 8 weeks old Rottie. It was NEVER my plan to own a Rottweiler until I met Maya <3 ... I fall in love with her, so my …

A story of Love and Loss and Love again  Not rated yet
Our 4.5 year old female Rottie died from a blood clot in her brain only 2 hours after giving birth to 10 of the most beautiful puppies you have ever seen. …

Everybody knows Polo by now.... Not rated yet
Polo and his future baby mama Layla

worried about aggression in my rottie Not rated yet
Max is my male rottie, turning 5 years old in a few month hes always been a loving dog to me and my family and small dogs but has changed. Now is aggressive …

Anxiety/protection? Not rated yet
I have a male rottweiler, approx 2-3 yrs old...not sure, he is a rescue dog. He has a peculiar behavior when my wife and i either hug or kiss. "Beemer", …

rottweiler puppy size Not rated yet
My rottweiler puppy is akc registerd and comes from a rottweiler breeder. I saw the father who was in the 110-120lb range. Mother was around 90lbs. …

POLO the dog model IS BACK... Not rated yet
Polo loves taking photos. He actually strikes a pose whenever I give the command "smile monkey". Too awesome to see...

POLO the dog model IS BACK... Not rated yet
Polo loves taking photos. He actually strikes a pose whenever I give the command "smile monkey". Too awesome to see...

My Fur Baby Kiah Not rated yet
This is my gorgeous fur baby Kiah, she was born on the 11th Sept 14.. She is so darn cute and cheeky and looks like she is always smiling. :) So far …

BIG DOG PLAY TIME  Not rated yet
Looking thru the list of toys ( Tough Dog Toys ) I saw many I have used and recommend, the Kong ball is one of my favorites. Another nearly indestructible …

I have a 7 year old fixed male marking Not rated yet
My 7 year old neutered rottie just started marking in the house, how can I fix this? Hi Debbie, for a dog to begin marking at this age is unusual, …

Scratching  Not rated yet
Hi, Me and my dad reduced a Rottie, Mille, from a dogs home, she is 6. She is yet to be spade( whether this a one the root causes of her behaviour) …

Athena's eye problem Not rated yet
My 2 year old rescue has developed sclerosis in her eyes. We have been treating her with very expensive medications and drops. My vet has told us that …

POLO  Not rated yet
FROM A PUP TO A DOG

Biting ankles... Not rated yet
Hi, Have a 15 wk old rottie puppy..and she comes when called , very friendly..loves everybody etc... When I go to leave her exercise pen she wants …

Adding a new family member Not rated yet
Getting a 1 yr old female pup due to her mom having to move away and the area has banned this great breed. I have a male almost two, both pups well …

My Pup Klaus Not rated yet
This is Niklaus…he's a joy to my life and I enjoy having him around…. I can't complain about anything about him…..he's loyal and comes when he's called …

Rotti scared of canary  Not rated yet
Hi all I have a situation that I need help with. I have assisted a friend by taking his cannery into my home while he is on holidays for two weeks …

Can a confined and abused dog become a guard dog? Not rated yet
We adopted Charlie about 3 months ago. No one is sure of her age, they estimate 8. She had been kept in a confined space and used for breeding. When …

Help needed to train our rottie Not rated yet
We have a 11 month old rottie who is 145 pound and 34 inch tall he gets 4 walks a day and has food and water out all the time. I am home 80% of the …

All black Rottweiler  Not rated yet
If any one knows of any breeders or other places to find one neutered or not I will be doing it as my intention is not to breed. It is my understanding …

Rottweiler Fun Facts!  Not rated yet
Did you know that Rottweilers have 328 lbs. of pressure in their bite? Here are some fun facts and history about your favorite dog! Check out our …

My rottie Kane  Not rated yet
Almost a year has passed since he died and not a day goes by that I don't think about him. He had a major impact on my life and living without him …

dog tag tip Not rated yet
Everyone puts there pets name on the tag, apparently not a good idea! It was passed along to me from a friend that runs pet cremations. When I told …

Ice Cube Lovers treats Not rated yet
My rottie Max loves ice cubes but my dobie Taz doesn't and every time Max hears me putting ice in my glass he wants one and I felt bad that Taz wasn't …

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Rotweiler  Not rated yet
Hello every one, I have a Rotweiler Old 4 months , I have for him a personal trainer from K9. Every one tells me that he's a danger dog but I don't …

Snapped this today and had to share!  Not rated yet
Ade 10 1/2 months. 2/9/14

Polo (my boy) @ 12 months Not rated yet
Polo is growing so fast. He is still my little boy.

wanting to add a new pup Not rated yet
Hi, I was wondering my boy is going to be a year old in Dec. I want to get a new pup this spring. hoping he won't be too old to add another pup but wanted …

how old should my rottie be before bringing home a new one Not rated yet
I'm wanting to get a second rottie my boy is 11 months old now house broke and is doing well. Wanting to get another pup as a playmate what is a good …

8 month old out of control with play Not rated yet
I adopted a 8-month Rottweiler; he was fixed 1 week ago (Nov 5th, 2013). I've owned him for 1 week also. Initially, my 2 other dogs (German Shepherd …

Howling during the day all of a sudden?? Not rated yet
We have had our rottweiler for a little over a month now (she is about 1.5), and we gradually increased her crate time during the day. Our neighbours …

Safety suggestion Not rated yet
I always taught mine to "back it up" and "leave it" the kitchen and dining room are off limits!!! I started the "back it up" when they first tried to …

tastee treat idea Not rated yet
I have a rottie and a doberman mix and they both just love to eat yogurt!!! but what a mess, it's on me, the cabinets, floor and both of them, so I thought …

Holiday rat race coming soon!!! Not rated yet
I got tired of rat race to find the perfect gift and came up with what I thought was the perfect gift.... Since everyone in our family were big animal …

food cost tip Not rated yet
I use blue buffalo and as most us know if can be costly. I used to buy it a local feed store but when the price kept going up I called Blue and they suggested …

Adelvina Malandra 16 weeks Not rated yet
This is our Ade at 16 weeks. We are so happy to have her as a member of our family. She is our second and we have wanted her for years and searched …

Jill got pups Not rated yet
Hi My first post here. We live in Indonesia and have 2y old dame named Jill, which got pregnant from European big, dark male named Kafu. We got eight …

My year old rott juts recently got a ton of grey hair on his paws. WHY?? My vet don't know.  Not rated yet
His whole paw is almost completely white. The two front ones more than the back. Also, around his mouth is starting here lately. Does anyone know why? …

my boy dillinger Not rated yet
My boy is a runt of the litter he's 5 months old weighs about 50 lbs. We have kept him socialized with people,children and other animals.So far he is …

Luna Not rated yet
We got our Rotty when she was four months old. She is now nine months and could not imagine not having her in our family. We also have a four year …

Paying it forward (update) Not rated yet
New decisions had to be made! I was becoming very upset and frustrated with the whole program and the several other programs I had started and seemed …

Rottweiler 5 months old: Healthy weight and height? Not rated yet
Hi, I purchased Piolo from a friends friend. I was told that he is a purebred Rottie. I live in Indonesia and pedigree certifications can take months …

Female Rottie has swollen tail Not rated yet
I have a 10 year old female rottie and just noticed today that her tail looks swollen. Any ideas what would cause this? My poor girl has been such …

Yay!! We Won.... Corrective Collars Banned at Some Nanaimo Enclosed Off-Leash Dog Parks Not rated yet
If you've read Judy's first-hand account of how her beloved Rottweiler, Angel, almost lost her life during some play that turned dangerous because of a …

Sassee Bones really she is sassee to the bones Not rated yet
Sassee is our 3 year old 150 lb spayed spoiled rotten rott. I can not leave the house without taking her, she has a total child's fit if she is left …

Barron and his hip surgery Not rated yet
Just got a call from the surgeon, Barron is out of surgery everything went great he now has a new right hip Will get another up date at 4:30 when he's …

8 month old Rotty snarled over bone Not rated yet
hi my 8 month old rottweiller had a bone the other day and when i stood up near her she snarled and jumped back. i waited till she calmed down and …

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