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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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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in Schutzhund Articles, Schutzhund Rottweilers, Sieger Show Articles, Temperament Articles

What is the Ztp and the BST?

The Zuchttauglichkeitsprufung (Ztp) and Breed Suitability Test (BST) are basically the same breeding suitability test. The test evaluates the dog’s conformation and character to determine if the dog is a suitable candidate in a breeding program in both type and temperament. In Germany, a litter may not be registered unless

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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in Agility Articles, Training Articles

Competing in Agility with Your Rottweiler

Agility is the fastest growing sport in dogs today.  This article is the first in a series of agility articles which will introduce you to the sport and take you from beginning training to entering a trial.  I’ll give you the concepts; the actual training is up to you. The

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

Therapy Work With Your Rottweiler

It is Thursday morning. Dylan and I love Thursday mornings, I get to sleep in and Dylan gets to go to work. Sound funny? Not really, Dylan is a therapy dog and Thursdays are his visiting days. Thursday mornings Dylan gets very excited, he knows that he is going to

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

Who’s in Charge Here? A lesson in becoming Alpha

My dog just tried to bite me! All I did was tell him to move over so I could sit on the couch next to him.” “My dog got into the trash can and when I scolded her, she growled at me. What’s wrong with her? I thought she loved

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March 30, 2012 by Leslie in Conformation Articles, Training Articles

Showing Your Tailed Rottweiler

Well, much as this has been a delicate subject over the past couple of years, it is with great pride I announce the first “natural tailed” Champion in the history of the breed in Canada! My young man, Fabius, became a Canadian Champion at 19 months of age, by finishing

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