Rottweiler characteristics and standard
Externally, the Rottweiler is a medium-sized, but not squat dog. Her appearance should embody strength, agility and endurance.
Her calm look must express kindness anddevotion. Rottweiler behaves confidently and boldly, restrainedly reacting to everything that is happening around and nothing escapes his sharp sight. Its height up to the withers reaches 61 - 68 cm in males and 56 - 63 cm in boughs.
Sexual differences are always expressed very clearly. For both sexes The Rottweiler standard distinguishes up to 4 dog sizes: small, medium, above average and high. But this does not mean that there is a dwarf and giant rottweiler, that is, that these are different breeds of dogs.
The Rottweiler breed is one. It allows for a variety of sizes, since historical Rottweiler characteristics. The head of the Rottweiler is slightly elongated and quite wide between the ears.
The correct ratio is 37% of the heightTorso at the level of the nape for males and 36% for females. In the mouth of the Rottweiler, the head is noticeably lighter than that of the males. But the Rottweiler is a real brachycephalus, because the transverse diameter of its head exceeds the longitudinal one. The skull should be 60% of the total length of the head, and the muzzle is only 40%. Rottweiler has a pronounced nose and cheekbones. Lips tightly fitting. Pigmentation of the gums is bright. Black nose is quite wide with large nostrils.
Eyes Almond shaped, dark brown with close fittingover the centuries. Ears are small, without folds, triangular in shape. They hang a little and are widely apart. They should fit snugly to the head. A scissors bite. Teeth are even. They grow all over the jaw. The neck is medium long, strong, muscular. The skin on her is tight. In its structure, the rottweiler is proportional.
Rottweiler breast volume Should exceed growth by approximately 20%. Breast height should be 48-49% of the height from the height of the nape. Breasts should be broad, powerful and muscular. The thorax is well developed, the joints are strong. The line of the back is straight and strong. Loin is short, strong.
Croup broad, medium length, slightly rounded. Shoulders long, muscular. Shoulder-shoulder angle should be about 115 degrees. The front paws, if you look at the full face, should be straight, but not too shifted. Hips should be broad and muscular, legs long and strong, ankles strong, with a pronounced angle. When viewed from the rear, the Rottweiler's limbs should be strictly vertical.
Wool These dogs are thick, stiff, semi-long withThick undercoat. The suit is black with clearly defined tan marks of a reddish-brown hue. Rottweiler is an excellent runner. His movements must reflect strength, endurance and determination. He has a smooth, confident, energetic and springy gait, a wide step, in which the back line always remains flat and firm.