Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Rottweiler Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Originated in Rottweil, South Germany, as a cattle drover and guard. Suitable for the urban environment, it makes a good family dog and guard dog. The coarse, flat coat requires very little grooming. Easily obedience trained, but can show its temper and is not good with other dogs. Will require a lot of exercise. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Brace A The Ultimate Rottweiler. Howell. ISBN 1582450374. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Rottweiler Club: www.therottweilerclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. American Rottweiler Club: www.amrottclub.org.