Rottpeake:Chesapeake Bay Retriever and Rottweiler Mix

Hybrid Breed

Chesapeake Bay Retriever + Rottweiler


What is a Rottpeake?

A handsome and hardy mixed breed, the Rottpeake results from the cross between the Chesapeake Bay Retriever and the Rottweiler. Overall, it is an energetic, affectionate, and proud dog that shines as both a working dog and a family pet.

Origin and history

The origins of this hybrid breed are not clearly documented, as it is a relatively recent cross that dates back to the late 20th century.

However, both parent breeds have deep-rooted and impressive histories. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever has been known for its excellent skills with waterfowl in America since the 19th century. The Rottweiler is an equally long-surviving working dog with roots in ancient Rome.

Alternate Name -
Origin USA - Germany
Life expectancy 8 - 12 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level high - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Character traits and nature

The Rottpeake inherits the best traits of his parent breeds. These dogs are known for their calm, even-tempered nature and unwavering loyalty. Although they have a protective side, Rottpeakes are also incredibly friendly and loving, especially with their family. They are active and enjoy a variety of activities, including swimming, running and playing.

An intelligent mix, the Rottpeake places a high value on mental stimulation and benefits from regular exercise and educational play. This need for exercise coupled with their size and energy make them best suited for families with an active lifestyle and plenty of space.

  • Calm: The Rottpeake often maintains the calm and mature personality of the Rottweiler.
  • Balanced: although active and energetic, Rottpeakes also have a balanced and relaxed side that they inherit from the Chesapeake Bay Retriever.
  • Loyal: Rottpeakes are extremely loyal and will protect their family from any danger.
  • Athletic: These dogs love to be active and need daily exercise routines. Swimming, running, and playing catch are just a few of the activities they love.
  • Intelligent: Rottpeakes are very smart dogs that love to learn and try new tricks.

Owning a Rottpeake dog takes discipline in training and patience in its care. However, with proper socialization and training, the Rottpeake is a loyal and loving companion that has the potential to be the perfect pet for the right family.

Care of the Rottpeake

The Rottpeake's coat is often dense and requires regular grooming. It is advisable to brush the dog at least once a week to prevent skin problems and keep the coat clean and healthy.

In addition, hisear hygiene should be taken into consideration; The ears should be checked weekly for signs of infection and cleaned. His teeth should also be brushed regularly to prevent dental problems .

Health of the Rottpeake

The Rottpeake is generally healthy, but can be prone to some health conditions that are common in both the Rottweiler and Chesapeake Bay Retriever breeds. These include hip dysplasia, skin problems, and eye problems. It is important that the Rottpeake receive regular veterinary checkups to detect and treat any health problems early.

Breeding the Rottpeake

When breeding a Rottpeake, it is important to pay attention to the health checks of the parents. Both parents should have been tested for genetic diseases and found suitable for breeding in terms of health. A responsible breeder will also consider the temperaments of the parents to breed a balanced and healthy puppy.

The Rottpeake's appearance varies, as he is a mixed breed. Generally, he is a medium to large sized dog. Generally, he tends to inherit the strong build of the Rottweiler and the sturdy build of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever.

His coat is generally short to medium in length and dense. It is more reminiscent of the Rottweiler's coat, but may also exhibit characteristics of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, especially when it comes to water repellency. Its coloration ranges from light brown to black in most cases.

Fur length short
Fur curly - flat coated
Ear shape Triangle
Tail lang
Anatomy strong, rugged, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 53 - 63 cm
Weight ♀ 25 - 48 kg
Size ♂ 58 - 68 cm
Weight ♂ 29 - 60 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hip dysplasia (HD)

    Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

    Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Joint damage

    In some breeds, joint damage can occur later in life, affecting the musculoskeletal system.

  • The average life expectancy is between 10 and 12 years.

  • Yes, the Rottpeake needs adequate exercise to dissipate its energy and stay healthy.

  • Rottpeakes love learning new things and interacting and playing with their owners.

  • Yes, when properly socialized and trained, these mixed breeds can do very well with children. They are friendly and playful, which makes them a family-friendly hybrid breed.

  • Yes, like all dog breeds, this mixed breed is prone to some health problems, including hip dysplasia, eye disease, epilepsy and allergies.

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