“The Butcher’s Purse” painted by Linda Shaw,


Origin: Germany

Height at shoulder: 23–27 inches (58–69 cm)

Weight: 80–120 pounds (36–54 kg)

Coat: Short, thick, coarse coat

Color: Black and tan

Ears: Short, folded over

Tail: Docked

Rottweiler – Unser Freund

To learn about herding breeds from around the world, their temperaments, working styles and how to train them please refer to the book Stockdog Savvy (Alpine Publications) by Jeanne Joy Hartnagle-Taylor and Ty Taylor:

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