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June 28, 2014 by Leslie in News, Schutzhund, Schutzhund Articles

RCC IPO Scorebooks Now Available

Scorebooks are required for IPO, BST, LBST, and ABST events. The RCC scorebook will also be accepted at applicable events held by the following clubs: USRC, GSSCC – the RCC is also working towards agreements with the DVG and USCA. Download: RCC SCOREBOOK APPLICATION (FILLABLE) Download: RCC VERIFICATION TATTOO-MICROCHIP (FILLABLE) Please enclose the following

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June 06, 2014 by Leslie in News, Temperament Articles, Training Articles

Tips on Preventing Dogs Bites for Children

Often people are seeking advice on how to incorporate their family with their dogs.  In response to this request, we have attached the following Dr. Yin charts that show pictures as well as a small write up on each picture.  These are all great suggestions for all families and children

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August 11, 2013 by Leslie in Conformation Articles, News, Puppy Training, Training Articles

The Name Game

I start playing the ‘name game’ as soon as I bring them home at 8 to 9 weeks old. A handful of soft small bites of something tasty (I like to use tiny bits of skinless, boneless roast chicken or cooked roast beef cut into very tiny pieces, enough for

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September 24, 2012 by Leslie in News, Therapy Articles

Rottweiler Therapy Dog – Meet Cache

This story was submitted by Gwen Haynes. We always enjoy news items that show our breed at their best! The  pictures are of Cache, formally known as:   Multi BIS, AM CH/Can GCH Von Wilhelms HD Fat Boy CD, RN, TT, CGN, TDI. Cache is owned and loved by Bill and

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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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