How can I recognize a good rottweiler puppy


by Abin

How can i recognize a good rottweiler (puppy)?

Hi Abin
The most important thing to do first of all is to find a good Rottweiler breeder – it’s the most important step! There are many Rottie breeders everywhere, but sadly many of them are not responsible, ethical breeders, nor do the have the best interests of their dogs at heart.

I’d recommend that you look at these pages for more info. on this…

Choosing A Rottweiler Breeder

Rottweiler Breeders Directory – India.

Take your time and make sure you choose your breeder wisely. Then have them help you to choose the right puppy for your home – whether you’re looking for a show puppy, a working puppy, or just a pet, a good breeder knows his own dogs and is the best person to advise you on the ‘right fit’ for your needs.

In general when choosing a puppy yourself, ALWAYS see both the parents and evaluate their looks and temperaments because their puppies will inherit their traits both physically and emotionally.

Generally you want a friendly pup, not the boldest but not a timid one either. Physically look for a clean coat, clear eyes, clean ears and lots of ‘bounce’! At 8 weeks old a puppy looks very much like a miniature version of his/her adult self, so 8 weeks is a good age to be choosing a puppy. Rottie pups should be fairly ‘square’ in outline with sturdy bones. You may want to check out my Rottweiler Breed Standard page so that you know what a well-bred Rottweiler should look like, that always helps.

Best of luck with your choice.

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Jan 27, 2011


Great info. Girish, thanks!
by: Sue from A Love Of Rottweilers

You’re in a perfect position to give help here, thanks for the detailed info. and kennel names, I hope it helped.

Jan 25, 2011


by: Girish

Hi abin,

Always go with a reputed Breeder specially when you purchase a breed like rottweiler.

your location is very important giving you better opportunity to visit those near your region
see the sire and dam yourself and chose puppy after having a look yourself.

as Sue suggested, Have a close look at the pups eyes, ears, gums, teeth and rear end. You want to see bright eyes, a shiny and clean coat, and no sign of any discharge or debris.

but first importance give to the sire and dam
is the sire and dam, – healthy, well behaved and friendly ?
(The pedigree of your puppy will provide you with the best insight into what your puppy will grow to be. )

Selecting the right pup suitable to your choice from a litter is another challenge, as you will find all similar cute little teddys moving around and i bet a dog lover will find all pups equally loveable and sweet.

An active, playful pup is very desirable

Be careful about a shy and fearful pup during your selection. 7-8 week pup shouldn’t show any sign of these undesirable traits.

selecting a breeder where you can go and visit also will help you to personally test a bit of hearing test on pup. when pup looking other side make a noice and see how he attend you.

few breeders you can approach – if you are from North India
Vom Carnivous Kennels, Ausder Shwetkang , Chibber kennels , Grewal Kennels or vom godo kennels.

if you are from South India
Roopika Kennels, Powerrott kennels, skylight kennels

select a breeder who is near by you, which will help you to go personally and see sire, dam and pup yourself.

reputed breeders have a name to loss, so you can expect a fair deal from them and quality pups as they wont ever play with their name in market.

best of luck

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