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March 31, 2012 by Leslie in Obedience Training Articles, Temperament Articles

Are You the Right Person for a Rottweiler?

A dog is a commitment that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Before buying, you need to evaluate your daily lifestyle and how a dog will affect it. A Rottweiler needs plenty of attention, exercise and care over the course of its life. It needs to be well trained, well fed and

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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in Schutzhund Articles

My Introduction to Schutzhund

Hello to all RCC Members and all the Rottweiler enthusiasts! Perhaps I should first introduce myself. I’m Patricia Cook and I have been blessed to be the owner of the dog on the front cover of the Winter 2002 issue of Rottweilers in Canada (Heike). I decided that I wanted

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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in Obedience Training Articles, Puppy Training, Temperament Articles, Training Articles

The Settle Exercise

The Settle Exercise will teach your dog to accept you and your family as leaders. Each dog in your “pack” must understand that being handled for grooming, vet exams and in general is not optional. The dog/s must accept and tolerate handling without biting, struggling or otherwise trying to take

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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in News, Therapy Articles, Training Articles

Rottweiler Disability Service Dog

I ran across this article about Chayna a Rottweiler Service Dog and thought this was such a great story I had to share – Leslie The Article originally appeared online at http://www.wate.com/story/17086237/disable-veteran-relies-on-service#.T1giraUn_jh.facebook By JILL MCNEAL 6 News Anchor/Reporter KNOXVILLE (WATE) – You’ve probably seen service dogs out and about helping the blind, an

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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in Obedience Training Articles, Temperament Articles, Training Articles, Uncategorized

When is a Growl Not a Grumble

Interpreting Your Rottweiler’s Vocal Tendencies In training and observing Rottweilers, a common problem I have noticed is with the dog who “grumbles”. I have had people call me in hysterics because their precious little five month old Rottweiler is growling at them. They immediately assume he’s gone over the edge

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