Yago !


This blog is in Memory of the vanished Rottweiler dog "YAGO" which was a paramount example of excellent representative of rottweiler dog breed.

He was the most extraordinary " type " which I have encountered in my life.


Oh the Rottweiler, such a wonderful breed of dog, sometimes so misunderstood. When you know, and live with, the breed you will soon learn that he is not all guard dog. The Rotty is loving, friendly and despite his size the basic and fundamental part of the Rottweiler temperament is love.


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Rottweiler Dog.

Like the mythical Greek hero Hercules, the Rottweiler is strong and true with a loving heart. Affectionately called Rotties or Rotts, the breed originated in Germany, where it was used to drive cattle and pull carts for farmers and butchers. That heritage is reflected in the Rottie's broad chest and heavily muscled body. When he moves, he displays strength and stamina, but when you look into his eyes you see warm, dark-brown pools reflecting a mellow, intelligent, alert, and fearless expression.

A well-bred Rottweiler is calm and confident. He's typically aloof toward strangers, but never timid or fearful. Rottweilers exhibit a "wait-and-see" attitude when confronted with new people and situations. When these characteristics come together as they should, the Rottweiler is a natural guard dog with a mellow disposition who is successful not only in police, military, and customs work, but also as a family friend and protector.

Rotties have a natural instinct to protect their families and can be ferocious in their defense. It's essential to channel their power and protectiveness by providing early socialization, firm, fair, consistent training and leadership, and a regular job to perform. When this doesn't happen, Rottweilers can become dangerous bullies rather than the companionable guardians they're meant to be.

Rottweilers walk a fine line between protectiveness and aggressiveness. If they aren't carefully bred for a calm, intelligent temperament and properly socialized and trained, they can become overly protective. That might sound like what you want, but a Rottie who lacks the ability to discriminate is dangerous to everyone he encounters, not just the bad guys.

You must be able to provide your Rottweiler with leadership he can trust and respect without resorting to anger or physical force. Otherwise, he'll take the role of top dog for himself. With a dog as powerful and intelligent as the Rottweiler, this is a recipe for disaster.

Despite what you might have heard, Rottweilers are not temperamentally unsound or inherently vicious. Well-bred, well-socialized Rotties are playful, gentle, and loving to their families. They are easy to train if treated with respect and make great companions.

As wonderful as Rottweilers can be, they aren't the dog for everyone. You must not only be dedicated to training and socializing your Rottie, you must also deal with people who don't understand the breed and pre-judge it. Because of bad or tragic experiences with Rottweilers or other large breeds, some cities have banned the breed. It's unfair to judge an entire breed by the actions of a few, but it's a reality you will have to deal with if you own a Rottweiler.

You can do your part to redeem the reputation of the breed by training your Rottweiler to obey and respect people. Most important, don't put your Rottie in the backyard and forget about him. This is a dog who is loyal to his people and wants to be with them. If you give him the guidance and structure he needs, you'll be rewarded with one of the finest companions in the world.

The ideal Rottweiler is calm, confident, and courageous, never shy. He has a self-assured aloofness and doesn't make friends with people immediately or indiscriminately. Instead, he takes a wait-and-see attitude with new people or situations. With his family, he's affectionate, often following them around the house. This is not a highly excitable dog. He has an inherent desire to protect his family and property, but should never be aggressive toward people without cause. The Rottweiler is smart and adaptable with a strong work ethic.

You'll see some differences between the sexes. Males are quiet but watchful, constantly assessing their surroundings for threats. Females are somewhat easier to control and may be more affectionate. Both are highly trainable but can be stubborn.

Rottweilers require firm, consistent but not harsh discipline. A sharp word is often a sufficient reprimand, but only if you've clearly established your leadership. If not, he may try to bully or bluff you. This is not a dog for people who lack assertiveness or don't have time to devote to training and supervision. Earning a Rottweiler's respect involves setting boundaries and teaching consequences for inappropriate behavior, both of which take time and patience.

Temperament is affected by a number of factors, including heredity, training, and socialization. Puppies with nice temperaments are curious and playful, willing to approach people and be held by them. Choose the middle-of-the-road puppy, not the one who's beating up his littermates or the one who's hiding in the corner. Always meet at least one of the parents — usually the mother is the one who's available — to ensure that they have nice temperaments that you're comfortable with. Meeting siblings or other relatives of the parents is also helpful for evaluating what a puppy will be like when he grows up.

Like every dog, Rotties need early socialization — exposure to many different people, sights, sounds, and experiences — when they're young. Socialization helps ensure that your Rottweiler puppy grows up to be a well-rounded dog. Enrolling him in a puppy kindergarten class is a great start. Inviting visitors over regularly, and taking him to busy parks, stores that allow dogs, and on leisurely strolls to meet neighbors will also help him polish his social skills.


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Friday, 30 June 2006


I'm just unstoppable even in extreme tired conditions with tongue on floor  but my will of play WINS !!!!

 One way that you can aid in the proper training and socialisation of your Rottweiler is by providing it with several outdoor activities that it can engage in. Why? What is the benefit of doing so? There are numerous benefits of allowing your dog to step outside and get some fresh air and exercise. Before anything else, remember that dogs were originally bred to work. This means that it is in naturally implanted in their genetics for them to move around, work hard, and exercise their muscles. So don’t feel like you are obligating your dog to move, it would be far more cruel not to offer it a chance to do so.

 Now that you understand the significant benefits that exercise offers your Rottweiler, here are some outdoor activities that you can try with your pooch:

 Fetch — Whether you are using a baseball, a stick of wood, or anything safe for your Rottweiler to have in its mouth, there’s nothing quite like a game of fetch to get those physical juices flowing for your canine. The bigger the stretch of the land that you use, the more fun and exciting, and the more physically beneficial as well.

Walking — If you are leaning towards an outdoor activity that’s got something in it for you as well, then why not simply walk your Rottweiler outside? This will allow the both of you to explore the sights and sounds around you and get some physical exercise in while you’re at it. Half an hour should suffice. Twice a day wouldn’t hurt either. Be sure to use a leash that can adequately keep a hold on your dog for its safety and the safety of everyone around it.

  Hiking — This is the quintessential activity for your pet Rottweiler if you feel that you need to up the challenge when it comes to its physical activity level. It will be pushed to the limit and likely enjoy the challenge of climbing farther and climbing higher. Be sure to bring your dog’s water and dish to prevent dehydration, especially if it’s a warm day.

 Swimming — If it is warm where you are or if you live by the beach, swimming is a great outdoor activity for your Rottweiler and it will surely enjoy the experience. You can even purchase a vest for your dog if you don’t feel comfortable with the idea. Be sure to bathe your dog thoroughly with its soap and shampoo afterwards.

 Sadly, this is a very common problem with the modern day dog. Most pet owners are so busy that they fail to correct the sedentary lifestyle of their dogs. The dogs are spoon fed with food that they don’t have to scavenge or hunt for and they are allowed or even encouraged to lie around the house, unstimulated. This leads to a fat, bored and unhealthy dog. This needs to be avoided in particular with Rottweilers considering that once again, they are a breed that was never intended to be idle or to be kept for mere companionship.