Rottweiler

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Rottweiler

a large, very powerfully built dog with massive, broad head, small pendant ears and short docked tail. The short coat is black with tan markings on the face, chest and legs. The breed is predisposed to osteochondrosis, diabetes mellitus, sesamoiditis, leukoencephalomyelopathy and neuroaxonal dystrophy.
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He may have the muscular body of a Rottie, but he's got these incredibly short legs which put people off.
I train dogs and also foster for a local rescue group; my current foster is Clara, a nine-year-old female Rottie.
PUPPY LOVE Dogs' owner Nicolette is smitten RUFF AND READY Mum Terrie nurses a few of her amazing 16-strong litter BOW WOW A thirsty pup has his milk SWEET SIXTEEN The surviving 16 Rottie puppies
Mum is 10stone Cassey, a rottie four times his size.
You can play tug more intensely with a 120-pound adult Rottweiler than you can with a Rottie puppy, or a four-pound Chihuahua.
Oscar, who lives with Jean and Mick Tyrell and his Rottie 'girlfriend' Kerry in Walton, had to undergo an operation and was unable to go walkies for more than six months after rupturing his cruciate ligament.
He still plays with our younger Rottie, and with his indestructible ball regularly.
That's 150 patience-straining minutes of Staffs, terriers, cockapoos, spaniels, salukis, mastiffs, lurchers, setters, shnoodles, rotties, puggles and corgis - not to mention having to put up with host Sara Cox, herself a bigger irritant than sarcoptic mange.