Rottweiler

Summary

The Rottweiler (, UK also ) is a breed of domestic dog, regarded as medium-to-large or large. The dogs were known in German as Rottweiler Metzgerhund, meaning Rottweil butchers' dogs, because their main use was to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat to market. This continued until the mid-19th century when railways replaced droving. Although still used to herd stock in many parts of the world, Rottweilers are now also used as search and rescue dogs, as guard dogs, and as police dogs.

The Dog Scanner app does provide a lot more information about the Rottweiler breed as well as many more.

Also known as

This breed is also called Rott, Rott Weiler, Rottie, Rottweilers, Rottweiller, Rottwieler, Rotweiler, Rotweiller as well as Weily.

Is your dog a Rottweiler?

You can use our Dog Scanner app to find out whether your dog is a Rottweiler.