Hybrid Breed

Poodle + Rottweiler


Rottweiler and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed.

The Rottweiler-Poodle is a mix of the calm, intelligent and caring Poodle and the loyal and lively Rottweiler. They are a popular hybrid breed known with friendliness, energy and protective spirit. They are loyal, playful and very intelligent.

Rottle need a lot of training to improve their intelligence and stamina. Therefore, they need a lot of exercise and activity to stay happy and healthy. These dogs are suitable as companion dogs as well as guard dogs due to their calm disposition.

Although they have little coat and are relatively undemanding in terms of grooming fees, they do need sufficient grooming to keep their soft coats clean and well-groomed. All in all, the Rottweiler Poodle is a fantastic dog that deserves plenty of love, attention and affection.

Alternate Name Rottweidoo, Dooweiler
Origin Germany
Life expectancy 8 - 15 years
Care requirements high-maintenance - low-maintenance
Activity level high - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

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

A Rottweiler and Poodle mix is a special dog affectionately known as a Rottle. His appearance is the result of a cross between a Rottweiler lady and a Poodle. While they can vary in size, these dogs are often considered highly active and energetic comedians. They are extremely loyal, playful and intelligent, but their barking can be quite loud.

Rottles are made up of traits from both parents. They resemble Poodles in their robust and playful nature, but the Rottweiler genes make them very affectionate dogs and provide for their unwavering loyalty. These mixed breeds are usually very easy to train as they adapt to humans. They are capable of learning difficult commands and can quickly learn what is needed to meet regulatory requirements, such as training to be a service dog or therapy dog.

The alliance of genes in the Rottweiler-Poodle mix also combines a beautiful ability with the courage and strength of a Rottweiler. This makes them a great watchdog that responds to threats, but also provides a very feisty and lively companion. They tend to be very social and children love them.

Rottles respond well to responsible handling and good training. They are very trustworthy and only become aggressive when they feel threatened. It is important that owners* of a Rottle establish a firm structure in living together from the beginning and remain consistent so that the dog knows what is expected of him.

In terms of attitude, Rottweiler-Poodle mixes need plenty of exercise and exercise, especially on days when they do not complete formalities such as walking on a leash. A long walk every day is enough to give them regular exercise and keep them happy. Individuals and families who are active and enjoy spending time outdoors will enjoy a Rottweiler Poodle mix.

What diseases can affect Rottweilers and Poodle Mixes.

Rottweiler Poodle Mixes have many of the same diseases and health problems as other mixed breeds, but there are some specific diseases that can affect them. One of the most common health problems in these mixed breeds is Allergy Prone Skin, which manifests as itching, redness and swelling of the skin or coat. This is a very painful problem that requires careful treatment, but it can usually be treated successfully.

Another common problem is dysplasia of the hip joint. In Rottweiler Poodle Mixes, this is a congenital condition that can cause pain and limited movement of the hind legs. Therefore, it is important to perform regular radiographs to determine the extent of the condition early and discuss treatment options.

Another possible disease in Rottweiler Poodle Mixes is degenerative myelopathy. This is a rare neurological disease that can cause gradual weakening of the back muscles and paralysis of the hind legs. The causes are unclear, but it can lead to permanent loss of mobility if left untreated.

Finally, Rottweiler Poodle mixes can also suffer from heart disease, as this breed is prone to heart disease.

Overall, Rottle are hardy, resilient dogs, but they are still susceptible to some diseases. If you acquire a new Rottweiler Poodle mix, you should make regular vet visits to keep track of the extent of any potential illnesses and treat them early. This will help you maintain your dog's health and well-being.

A Rottweiler-Poodle mix has a soft, woolly coat. It is denser and shorter than purebred Rottweilers and has a similar length and texture to purebred Poodles. The Rottle often has a different colored coat, also known as parti coat color. It usually has a few different shades, such as brown, black, white, gray, gold, or blue. Some Rottweiler-Poodle mixes even have wilder color variations like sable, tiger stripes or lion's mane. This mixed breed is best known for its beautiful color play.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

A Rottweiler Poodle mix has a medium to large build. They have a medium length, lean musculature that gives them a good appearance. Their head is mostly rectangular and has a strong muzzle. The ears are on the sides of the head and are usually erect. The eyes are large and completely black. The body is of medium length and the back is straight without large curves. The legs are strong and muscular. Their tail is of medium length and is often carried in the air. This mix has an average size of 36-43 cm in shoulder height and weighs an average of 25-30 kg.

Fur length medium - short
Fur curly - flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail lang
Anatomy slim, sporty, rugged, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 45 - 63 cm
Weight ♀ 18 - 48 kg
Size ♂ 45 - 68 cm
Weight ♂ 18 - 60 kg
Suitable For -
  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Cataract

    Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.

  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

    Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.

  • Patellar problems

    Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • 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 size of Rottweiler-Poodle mixes varies depending on the mix ratio of the two parent breeds.

  • Yes, Rottweiler Poodle mixes can run longer distances, depending on how much endurance they have.

  • Yes, Rottweiler Poodle mixes are usually very good with children and other pets as long as they are properly socialized and trained.

  • The Rottweiler Poodle mix has a soft, curly coat that can vary depending on the mix ratio of the parent breeds.

  • The Rottweiler Poodle needs to be brushed regularly to maintain their coat. They should also have an occasional bath to promote shedding.

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