American vs German

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The answer to the question, “What is the difference between a German Rottweiler and

an American Rottweiler?” It’s quite simple, it’s the STANDARD….

There are a few different Standards written out there. For now, we only need

to consider two of them. The American Kennel Club or AKC Standard and the

Fédération Internationale Cynologique  or FCI Standard. Most Kennel Clubs and Breed

Registries follow the FCI Standard, Including the ADRK, which is effectively

Germany’s Rottweiler Kennel Club. FCI is a world wide canine organization. The AKC

does NOT follow the FCI standard. And this is where the discrepancy in the

appearance of the Rottweiler stems from.

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The AKC Standard varies slightly from the FCI Standard. It calls for a slightly smaller, less significant dog.  Plus AKC will register any dog with a number and the dogs do not have to meet temperament, physical nor genetic health qualifications. This obviously is to better the breed. All you have to do is send in dogs with an AKC number and no questions asked. Then you have to HOPE the dog names on the papers match the actual breeding pair!

Any dog born in America could arguably be called an American Rottweiler. I was born in America – I am American. If I my husband and I were born in Italy and moved to America, we would still be Italian and have the same features as Italians. As such, expect the same general quality and appearance from those whose lineage is all from Germany. Rottweilers born in America from dogs who better fit the FCI Standard because of their German background are typically recognized as “German Rottweilers” because of the appearance and pedigree. Perhaps “German Style Rottweilers” is a more appropriate term.

Wildscape Rottweilers provides rottweilers with pedigrees that are only 1 or 2 generations away from dogs born in Germany, Italy, Europe, Bulgaria and Hungary.

 

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Diet & Home Remedies

Diet:

Our Puppies Are Raised On “4Health Puppy Formula” And/Or “Diamond Naturals Lamb & Rice Large Breed Puppy”… Both Are A 4 Star Dry Food…. Along With Raw Hamburger 3x A Week, Yogurt Every Other Day, Eggs Every Other Day, Goat’s Milk Daily And Cottage Cheese Daily! Yum! We Add A Fish Oil Supplement At 6 Weeks Old For Skin And Coat…. 

Home Remedies:

Tip #1: If your puppy has an upset stomach and has runny stool, give pure pumpkin. you can get this in the can and it will harden up their stool. i do give pumpkin during deworming to help with the runny stool during this process ;)

Tip #2: Vitamin E is great for your dog’s dry skin. You can give your pup a doggy massage by applying vitamin E oil directly to the skin, a soaking bath with vitamin E added to the water, or you can give your dog a pill of vitamin E.  If you give the vitamin orally, check with your vet on the recommended dosage for your specific dog breed.

TIP #3 Flavorless electrolyte-replacing liquids, such as sports waters or pediatric drinks, not only help athletes to replenish fluids, and babies to rehydrate after an illness, they can also supply your sick pooch’s body with much needed fluids after a diarrhea or vomitting.

TIP #4 Deliciously plain yogurt is a healthy treat for your dog. Just as with humans, the live acidophilus in the yogurt keeps the good bacteria in your dog’s intestines in balance, so that bad bacteria is knocked out. If your dog is on antibiotics, a little yogurt will also help keep yeast infections at bay (a common side-effect of antibiotic treatment).  Puppies are especially prone to yeast infections, so a little plain yogurt as a snack (or even dessert) can help keep things in balance; especially useful while the intestinal system is building immunities.

TIP #5 For dry skin problems that induce a lot of ANNOYING itching :/ (assuming it’s not FLEAS!) an Oatmeal bath works great. Grate up some oatmeal and sprinkle into dog’s bath and let your dog soak into the healing goodness :) Your dog will thank you!

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Why we love the “Rottweiler”

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My husband’s family has loved and raised rottweilers for 30  years….. I fell in love with the breed instantly and have had rotts for 12 years now…..  Once you’ve owned a Rottweiler, you will never be content with any other breed!!….. They are the most loving, pleasing, entertaining, energitic, intelligent, powerful, friendly, protective and  are beautifully built in structure. They have a wonderful combination of characters….. They are the most adaptable…. They are pleasers :) …. They seek instruction instead of running from it…. They are not overly hyper or spastic…. They are protective with a natural instinct to protect and bark when necessary…. They are easy to train with the correct techniques and lots of love… They respond the best with love and affection…. They demand love actually :) …. They are fantastic with kids, can be very gentle and protective when raised correctly…. I LOVE when they get the zoomies and go into a running rage making everyone laugh…. They love attention…. They are also very vocal, making noises constantly, even trying to talk sometimes…. A Rottweiler enjoys being a “loyal companion”, they get very attached to their family……

…. These dogs will create many wonderful and unforgetable memories for your family…  Fun loving and a very loyal companion for the rest of their life… Enjoy this breed like no other….

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Wildscape’s Motto

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“You will never be content with any other breed”

 

If You Care And Love Your Rottweiler Properly, He Or She Will Be A Loyal Friend For Life. The Bond Between You Two Will Be Unbreakable And Wonderful. They Become Protectors Of Your Family And Will Bond With All Family Members. You Will Become His/Her Pack And Just Make Sure That Every Member Of The Family Is His/Her Pack Leader. This Will Ensure A Wonderfully Balance Relationship Throughout The Family And It Will Provide The Dog With The Atmosphere He/She Needs. Your Dog Will Be Able To Function To His/Her’s Full Potential!! After Having One Like This, You Can Never Live Without One!! :)

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