DBR , IDCR
Living with a Rotterman
Personality: The Rotterman is an independant, loving, protective, alert dog. They typically get along great with people and other dogs.
Family Dog: If raised with them the Rotterman can be great with children.
Shedding: The Rotterman is a heavy shedder.
Grooming: The thick coat of the Rotterman needs frequent brushing.
Training: The Rotterman can be stubborn. They should be trained at a young age.
Behavior: The Rotterman is a loving dog who can be stubborn at times. Care needs to be taken to socialize these large dogs as a young pup or they can be very wary of strangers and children.
Barking: The Rotterman likes to bark when playing and some times at fast moving vehicles but other than that they are typically not barkers.
Weather: The Rotterman loves to romp in the snow. There is really no weather they don't like.
Exercise: The Rotterman is an energetic dog who needs plenty of daily exercise.
Physical Ability: The Rotterman is extremely strong very agile which makes them capable of doing a tremendous amount of work.
Living Conditions: The Rotterman needs pleanty of exercise and is not suited for apartment living.
Appearance: The Rotterman can be black and tan with the Doberman markings and their rounded body. They are very muscular and may appear to stand on their toes like the Doberman.
Size: A fully grown Rotterman can weigh between 60 to 125 pounds or more.
Companionship: The Rotterman is excellent companion who needs kindness and loves attention.
Head: The head of the Rotterman can more closely resemble that of the Rottie.
Nose: The nose of the Rotterman is black in color.
Eyes: The eyes of the Rotterman are a very deep brown color.
Ears: The ears of the Rotterman are short with a tan inside and a top flops over.
Muzzle: The muzzle of the Rotterman is mostly black with tan and carmel on the sides.
Neck: The Rotterman has a thick and strong neck.
Body: The Rotterman has a strong chest with a thinly built body like a Rottie.
Forequarters: The front legs of the Rotterman are long and lean.
Hindquarters: The Rotterman has muscular thighs.
Feet: The feet of the Rotterman have large pads. Their color blends nicely into the front of the legs.
Tail: The tail of the Rotterman is strong, thick and heavy.
Color: The coat of the Rotterman is typically Black and Tan in color.
Coat: The Rotterman has a short, thick, coarse, shiny coat that can be thicker around the neck.
Life Expectancy: The average life expetcancy of the Rotterman is 10 years.
Characteristics: The Rotterman is intelligent, decisive, loyal and protective. They love to swim. They are very protective dogs. It has been said that one Rotterman saved two homes on the street from robbery and would gladly defend you in tense situations.
Health: The Rotterman may develop cancer later in life.
Eye Health: The Rotterman may develop cataracts later in life.
Dental Health: The Rotterman has strong teeth and typically no dental problems.
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