Hybrid Breed

Doberman + Rottweiler


Doberman and Rottweiler mix - a hybrid breed.

The Doberman-Rottweiler mix is a strong, loyal and intelligent dog that makes an excellent watchdog. They are alert and protective of their family and home, and are loving and affectionate to their owners.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

The Doberman-Rottweiler mix is a large, muscular dog with smooth, black fur. He has a long, slender head and a strong jaw. His body is well proportioned and he has a strong, powerful build. This dog is very athletic and has a lot of energy. He is also very loyal and protective of his family. The Doberman-Rottweiler mix is an excellent guard dog.

Height: 65-80 cm

Weight: 30-45 kg

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Alternate Name Dobweiler, Doberweiler
Origin Germany
Life expectancy 8 - 13 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Doberman and Rottweiler mix - Such is probably his nature.

Most Popular Large Hybrid or Mixed Dog Breeds Doberman Pinscher + Rottweiler = Doberweiler The Doberweiler is a mix of two well-known and popular breeds, the Doberman Pinscher and the Rottweiler. This mixed breed has become a very popular choice in recent years for those looking for a large mixed breed or mixed breed dog.

The Doberman is known for its intelligence, alertness and loyalty, while the Rottweiler is known for its courage, confidence and work ethic. The combination of these two breeds makes for an amazing mixed breed that is intelligent, protective and loyal to its family.

The Doberweiler or Rottermann is a large dog with a shoulder height of 65-80 cm and a weight of 30-45 kg.

It has a short, dense coat that is usually black and brown in color.

These mixed breed dogs are best suited for a home with an experienced owner who can consistently train and socialize them. They need plenty of daily exercise and love to play. Doberweilers are protective of their families and make excellent watchdogs. They are also good with children and other pets if properly socialized.


What diseases can occur in Doberman and Rottweiler mix.

Dogs of the Doberman-Rottweiler mix breed are known to be prone to a number of health problems. The most common health problems that occur in these dogs include hip and elbow dysplasia, cancer, and von Willebrand disease.

Hip and elbow dysplasia are both inherited diseases that can cause abnormal joint development. This can lead to pain and lameness. Cancer is a serious disease that can affect any dog, and Doberman-Rottweiler mixes are no exception. Unfortunately, von Willebrand disease is also relatively common in these dogs. This disease causes a deficiency in a protein that promotes blood clotting, which can lead to serious bleeding problems.

While these health problems can be severe, they are not necessarily common. Most dogs of the Doberman-Rottweiler mix breed are healthy and live long, happy lives.


The Rottermann or Doberweiler is a mixed breed of Doberman and Rottweiler and is particularly attractive and unique.

These two breeds have some different physical characteristics, so the mixed breed can have a wide range of appearance traits inherited from both parent breeds.

In general, a Rottweiler-Doberman mix might have the following characteristics:

  • Size: both breeds are large, although the Rottweiler is often a bit bulkier and the Doberman is slimmer and more elegant. The mixed breed could be somewhere in between.
  • Coat: The coat color could be a mixture of the black and rusty brown coat of the Rottweiler and the black or reddish brown coat of the Doberman. There could also be a combination of markings from both breeds.
  • Ears and Tail: Dobermans often have docked ears and tails, whereas Rottweilers typically have natural ears and tails. The mixed breed could have ears and tails that resemble one or both breeds.
  • Face: the face could have a blend of the broader, more powerful muzzle of the Rottweiler and the finer, sharper appearance of the Doberman.
  • Temperament: while the appearance varies greatly, the behavioral

Please note that the exact appearance of a mixed breed dog may depend on various genetic factors, and it is not guaranteed that a Rottweiler-Doberman mix will exhibit these exact characteristics. The diversity within mixed breed dogs can be significant.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail lang
Anatomy strong, sporty, square, rugged, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 56 - 68 cm
Weight ♀ 35 - 48 kg
Size ♂ 61 - 72 cm
Weight ♂ 32 - 60 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • 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.

  • Wobbler syndrome

    In veterinary medicine, this is the name given to a complex of symptoms caused by nerve damage in the area of the spinal cord or spinal cord nerves in the area of the cervical spine.

  • Blue Doberman Syndrome

    Blue Doberman Syndrome (Alopecia). This is a hereditary disease that leads to progressive hair loss.

  • Dancing Doberman Diseas

    Initially, there is only bending of the legs, which is caused by muscle failure. In the advanced stage, the disease then leads to paralysis.

  • Ataxia

    Ataxia (from Greek ἀταξία ataxia 'disorder' 'irregularity') is a generic term in medicine for various disorders of movement coordination. Ataxia can occur even when there is no paralysis (paresis), that is, when there is normal muscle strength.

  • Heart disease

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

  • Elbow dysplasia (ED)

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

  • Joint damage

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

  • A Doberman-Rottweiler mix is a cross between a Doberman and a Rottweiler.

  • A Doberman-Rottweiler mix usually exhibits the physical characteristics of both breeds, including the Rottweiler's size, muscular build, and black and tan coat, and the Doberman's lean, athletic build and docked ears.

  • A Doberman-Rottweiler mix can inherit the best or worst traits of both breeds. The Doberman is known for its loyalty, obedience and protective instinct, while the Rottweiler is known for its fearless and sometimes aggressive nature. Therefore, it is important to socialize and train a Doberman-Rottweiler mix from a young age so that it can develop into a well-rounded, stable adult dog.

  • Both the Doberman and Rottweiler are energetic breeds, so a Doberman-Rottweiler mix will likely have a high need for exercise. Regular walks, runs and play are important to keep this breed happy and healthy.

  • The Doberman and Rottweiler both have short, dense coats that shed moderately throughout the year. A mix of Doberman and Rottweiler must be brushed regularly to remove loose hair and prevent matting.

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