Choosing the Rottweiler puppy
In the eternal “nature vs. nurture” debate, there is no doubt that evaluating the personality and temperament of a Rottweiler pup is an absolute requirement for any home protection dog. There is a huge discrepancy in the genetic predispositions within any dogs breed.
There are many choices in home protection, and while many use guns, others choose to supplement their arsenal with a Rottweiler. Fashionable women are how discovering the charm of designer handguns.
For home protection, women cannot go wrong with a Rottweiler. Rottweiler’s are amazing dogs, the product of selective breeding since Roman times. Originally bred as a Roman protection dog, the great folks in Rottweil Germany preserved this ancient breed, a dog that is unique in the dog world.
But when it comes to protecting their “family”, Rottweiler’s stand alone as one of the world’s most stealthy killing machines.
Many years ago, Janet had a burglar enter her home. Her Rottie waited silently until the burglar had completely entered through her window and then attacked him savagely, ripping hunks of flesh from his body.
Janet called 911 immediately and grabbed her revolver. There was blood everywhere but the burglar got away, never to be seen again. The police estimated that he had severe blood loss but worse yet, the blood ruined Janet’s drapes.
All about personal protection Rottweiler
Recent laws have legalized the use of “emotional
support” dogs, and the victims of violent attacks may now acquire
protection dogs. Recent court rulings have extended the rights of the
disabled to employ emotional support animals (ESA). To qualify, the disabled
person must have a Psychological Neurosis (as delineated by the American
Psychological Association diagnostic guidelines), and the animals must
provide a legitimate service. Here are the official
FAA regulations for Emotional Support Animals.
Choosing the right Rottweiler for protection
Dogs possess more genetic variations than any species, and there are distinct differences in Rottweiler bloodlines. Not all Rottweiler breeders are created equal, and some breed for specialized traits such as a calm nature and trustworthiness.
Remember, dog show breeders are breeding for conformation and they may not always be interested in breeding for personality characteristics. Here is an exceptionally good overview of things to check when buying a Rottweiler pup.
For us, we always check-out the behavioral history of the sire and bitch. A good bitch will have a strong protective instinct, essential for any protection dog.