The Rottle is a Rottweiler Poodle mix. Rottle’s are an excellent medium to a large-sized dog, which is great for families with small children. The adorable Rottle is an agreeable, eager to please, watchful, loving, caring, and playful.
The Rottweiler and Poodle are two of the best dogs to own! In this article, we will dive into the Rottweiler information, and then we will take a look at the Poodle. Then we will merge both breeds and take a look at what we get.
Size and Appearance
- Weight- 110-130
- Height- 22-17 inches
- Lifespan- 10-12 years
- Temperament- Aloof, confident, loving, loyal, playful, protective, and caring
Did you know that Rottweilers are one of the oldest herding breeds in the world? In 70 AD the ancient Romans took the Rottweiler from the Germans to use them as cattle herders, and war dogs.
Rottweilers are aware, loyal, obedient, protective, loving, and playful. They love the family and are calm, they are always on the lookout for people who don’t belong in your house!
The Rottie needs to be socialized and trained at an early age. 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 exceptionally quickly so training will not be so hard.
Size and Appearance
- Height 15-21 inches
- Weight 45-60 pounds
- Lifespan 12-18 years
- Temperament Watchful, loving, caring, playful
Poodles have three different standards, the standard is above 15 inches at the shoulder, the miniature poodles are 15 inches or bellow, and then their is the baby sister is the Toy poodle 10 inches and bellow. Poodles are not dumb they are brilliant! The Poodle is a very active dog, so they would go great with people who are out being active a lot of the time!
Poodles originally came from Germany as “duck dogs” but were brought over to France and became the thing to have! Due to its popularity, France made it, the national animal.
Size and Appearance
- Weight- 50-110 pounds
- Height- 15-27 inches
- Lifespan- 8-14 years
- Major Health Concerns-
- Grooming- Brush every week
- Colors- Black, Grey, Blue, Cream, Brown, Red, Pied, and White
- Eye Color- Brown
- Exercise- 30-45 minutes
- Training- Very smart so start early
- Socialization- Start as soon as you get them
- Temperament- Calm, Alert, Self-confident
- Good in an apartment?- No, the Rotti Poo needs a house with a fence.
The Rottweiler Poodle mix has several different names, like the Rottie Poo, Rottle, Rottie Doodle, and or the Rottie Poodle. The Rottie poo is very smart! Thanks to both of her parents, so training them from a young age is a must!
They will, of course, pick up on what you are trying to teach them very quickly if you train them gently and consistently. If you train them consistently and gently you will have the best trained Rottie Poo in the city!
The Rottle needs to be socialized at an early age, I would take her to puppy classes this kills two birds with one stone. First, you’ll get her trained by a great pet trainer, and you will get her socialized with other puppies her own age.
The one thing that you should not do is take her out into the dog park. She is unvaccinated, and the dogs that are there can be very rude which could scar your puppy for life.
What is are the temperament and exercise needs of the Rottle?
The Rottie Doodle is a very calm, loving, and self-confident dog. They are great with kids and families, Rottles are cautious of newcomers and are eager to let you know when someone comes to the door.
The Rottle is also an excellent watchdog due to the Rottweiler genes. The Rottle can be dog-friendly, but you will need to teach them at an early age that chasing smaller animals is not ok.
The Rottweiler Poodle Mix needs at least 30-40 minutes of playing, walking, jogging, and or running. They are active, but only in bursts of energy, they need a house with a medium to a large-sized yard to frolic around in whenever you are gone.
What type of cleaning does my Rottie Poo need?
A brushing every day for 5 or 10 minutes, this is not just to keep up their movie-star appearance. But it also takes out knotted hair that often becomes knotted over time. You also should wash them every week to keep their hair sparkly. Also here is an important tip, wash your Rottweiler Poodle mix with shampoo rather than the regular dog wash.
What type of health problems does my Rottle have?
Well to know what types of health problems the Rottweiler Poodle Mix has, we have to take a closer look at the parent’s health problems.
- Cataracts – A natural thing that happens with age
- Hip and Elbow Dysplasia – A lot of purebred dogs get hip and elbow dysplasia due to overbreeding
- Arthritis – Some Rotties can get arthritis at an early age
- Bloating – Bloat is when you exercise you Rottie right after he eats. His stomach starts to twist itself into knots. The only way to stop it is by going to the vet, there the vet will cut open the stomach and untwist it.
- A very high rate of bone cancer – Sadly the Rottie has one of the highest rates of bone cancer.
- Von Willebrand’s Disease – a blood-clotting disease
- Epilepsy – Poodles can get epilepsy at any age
- Hip Dysplasia – Pure breed dogs have a higher rate of Dysplasia
- Progressive Retinal Atrophy- which is a disease that aggressively attacks the eyes which eventually makes the dog go blind.
- Bloating, bloating is very dangerous, bloating happens when you exercise your dog right after eating. The stomach can twist itself into knots if this happens you need to take him to the vet immediately. There they will do open surgery to untwist the stomach.
- Thyroid issues –
The Rottie Doodle
- Hip and Elbow Dysplasia – Some dogs like the Rottle and or the Labrottie can get hip or elbow dysplasia
- Patellar Luxation – which is when the knee caps dislocate
- Addison Disease a dysfunction that occurs when the adrenal glands cannot create enough hormones
- Arthritis – A dog at any age can get arthritis.
- Von Willebrand’s Disease – A Blood Clotting disease
- Epilepsy – This gene comes from the Poodle
Thank you for reading the Rottle a Rottweiler poodle mix. I hope this article has persuaded you to get this wonderful breed!
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