Labrottie Temperament and Characteristics

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Rottweiler Temperament

Rottweilers are aware, loyal, obedient, protective, loving, and playful. They love the family and are calm, and even, they are always on the lookout for people.

They need to be socialized at an early age and trained this is not a matter of “Oh I’ll train and socialize him/her later, because I wanna hang out with my friends now” situation.

When you take on this breed, you need to tell him/her who is the alpha! That starts right when you get home; they learn extremely quickly, and they are always ready to play and learn.

Rottweiler FAQs

  • Are Rottweilers good with kids?
    Rottweilers are great with your kids, though supervision is advised when neighborhood kids come to play. (Because sometimes he/she may think that one of “There pups” is being attacked because they hear the playful squealing).
  • Is a Rottweiler a good family dog?
    Rottweilers are great family dogs, Loyal, playful, and protective for experienced pet owners.
  • Are Rottweilers mean?
    It depends on how they were raised and treated.
  • How long do Rottweilers live?
    8 to 10 years, due to there health issues they usually don’t live longer.
  • How much do Rottweilers shed?
    If you read that they don’t shed very often, you’ve heard wrong, when they shed they usually need one to two brushing a day.
  • Are Rottweilers house dogs or apartment dogs?
    Rottweilers need a fenced in yard and so are best in a house and not an apartment.
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Labrador Temperament

Labradors are Gentle, Ready to play, Eager to please, Loving, Loyal, Trusting, Labradors are great for first-time pet owners, they are easy to train, and they have a soft and easy going temperament.

Labradors are playful with strangers, outgoing and very kind, like the Rotties and Labrotties they need exercise and not just a short walk, but running, swimming, and fetching.

They also need socialization with other pets the earlier, the better. You also need to control the chewing, and mouthiness, they feel with there mouths and there for anything around them unless trained not to is fair game for them.

Labrador FAQs

  • Are Labradors good with kids?
    They are great with all kids
  • Is a Labrador a good family dog?
    They are an excellent dog for first-time pet owners, or with people with a new baby, or older folks.
  • Are Labrador mean?
    Hardly, Labradors are not like Rottweilers, Labradors love people and therefore are great in urban settings.
  • How long do Labradors live?
    10 to 14 years
  • How much do Labradors shed?
    It depends on what bred you get, and what season, they will often shed little amounts throughout the year, but there are two “shedding seasons” the first is in the spring when they lose their winter coat, and the second is when they shed their summer coat for there winter one, the times usually are spring and then Autumn. Expect to be vacuuming a lot during those times.
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Black Labrador photo

The Labrottie temperament and characteristics

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Loyal, protective, high energy, strong, stubborn streak, easy to train. Labrotties are like Rottweilers I would not recommend a newcomer to this breed until they have had a few dog breeds under there belt.

Labrotties are high energy, and stubborn they need something to do, if they don’t have a yard, or are not being trained every day on something new, then they will resort to tearing up the house.

They are great with your kids though they need supervision with the neighborhood kids, they need socialization and training at an early age.   If you don’t, you’ll be wishing you had in the upcoming years.

Labrottie FAQs

  • Are labrotties good with kids?
    They are great with your kids, though supervision is advised when unfamiliar kids come to play. (Because sometimes he/she may think that one of “There pups” is being attacked because they hear the squealing).
  • Are labrotties a good family dog?
    A great dog for an experienced pet owner, who has shown he/she is the alpha.
  • Are labrotties mean?
    It depends on how they were raised and treated.
  • How long do labrotties live?
    8-to 10 years due to health problems they don’t have an extensive lifespan.
  • How much do labrotties shed?
    They constantly shed throughout the year just a few hairs here and there, but when spring or autumn comes around you will have to brush them two or three times a day. Also, you’ll most likely have to vacuum the house each day.
  • Are Labrotties house dogs or apartment dogs?
    Like Rottweilers, Labrotties are more of a house dog than an apartment dog.
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Labrottie photo shows clear black lab dominance. Image by Tiffany F.

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For a video of Zeus and me romping in the snow (if you haven’t already seen it), it will give you an idea of size and energy of my labrottie.

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