There are a lot of hybrid breeds emerging that can allow you to enjoy the best traits of two dog breeds. For instance, let us introduce you to the Rottweiler Poodle Mix. Of course, this combination of the Poodle and the Rottweiler creates a large breed that is loyal, intelligent and playful. Let’s learn more about them.
What is a Rottie Poo or Rottle?
As you would expect the canine that is referred to as a Rottie Poo or Rottle is a crossbreed. This furry friend is a combination of the Rottweiler and the Poodle. Indeed, we will refer to them as the Rottweiler Poodle Mix.
The Rottweiler Poodle Mix can be a large canine and reach a height of anywhere from 12 to 27 inches. They can also weigh 60 to 90 pounds. This means that it is better to have a large home and one with a yard. This is going to give them the space they need and allow them to burn some energy during the day. The average life span of a Rottweiler Poodle Mix is 9 to 15 years.
It can be difficult to say with certainty what the Rottweiler Poodle Mix can look like since they are a crossbreed. For example, they can be one or a combination of the following colors: red, brown, black or blue. In addition, the coat will depend on what parent your pooch is more like. For instance, they can have a short and single-layered coat like their Rottweiler parent. Alternatively, if your Rottweiler Poodle Mix is more like the Poodle, they can have a double coat with curls.
Do They have a Good Temperament?
A lot of people are intimidated by Rottweilers and are apprehensive about the Rottweiler Poodle Mix. However, there is no need to feel this way about either breed. In fact, this is a pup that is sweet and very sociable. They love spending time with their families and they are loyal. The Rottweiler Poodle Mix can be protective of their family and this is something that can offer you peace of mind.
The good thing about the Rottweiler Poodle Mix is that they are highly intelligent. This means that they can be easier to train than other canines. They will pick up commands quicker and you can start at an early age for the best results. But it does mean that you have to make sure they are entertained when they are at home. They will need activities that exercise their brain. They are going to love to have lots of different toys and to enjoy playtime with you. In addition, short and regular training sessions are a good way to test your canine.
It is always important to socialize your Rottweiler Poodle Mix from an early age. This is going to ensure that this pup does not have any problems with strangers and so they can make new furry friends at the dog park. It will also make your walks and outings more enjoyable without reactivity.
Do They Need a lot of Exercise?
The Rottweiler Poodle Mix has a lot of energy to burn during the day. This means that they are suited for active families and those that like to be outdoors. In other words, this pooch has high energy levels. They will need to have at least one hour of exercise every day. This can be delivered in a lot of ways, such as through hiking, running or playing fetch. This allows your pup to expend their energy and be relaxed when they are at home. Just ensure that your Rottweiler Poodle Mix is properly socialized and trained if they are going to be off-leash.
Do They Need a lot of Grooming?
Generally, the Rottweiler Poodle Mix is going to be a low maintenance dog when it comes to grooming. But this will depend on the parent your furry friend is most like. For example, the Rottweiler coat does not require a lot of work. Brushing your pooch a few times per week will be enough to avoid knots and from matting occurring. Indeed, if your canine is more like the Poodle with a curly coat, a brush every few days will be good to keep the fur healthy. They will need some coat trims to avoid fur falling over their eyes.
You will find that the Rottweiler Poodle Mix does not shed a lot. However, this does not mean that you should this canine is a low-shedding and hypoallergenic dog. Therefore, you should be cautious if you have allergies, as this might not be the pooch for you.
Where Can I Find a Rottweiler Poodle Mix?
This crossbreed can make a wonderful family companion. Now that you have learned about their needs, you will want to know where you can find a Rottweiler Poodle Mix. There are several ways you can add this furry friend to your family. First, it is recommended to head to your local animal shelter. There are lots of canines here just waiting for a new family and their forever home. It may be difficult to know for certain if a dog is a Rottweiler Poodle Mix. But this will not matter if you find a canine you love.
There are also charities and rescues that can help you find a Rottweiler Poodle Mix. In particular, there are breed-specific rescues for Rottweilers and Poodles that can help. Owners that already have a Rottie Poo may try to re-home their pup themselves online. If you start to look for a canine online, just make sure that you ask a lot of questions to find out about the dog.
People love puppies and another way you can find a Rottweiler Poodle Mix is through a breeder. This crossbreed is becoming popular and this means that there are a lot of options when it comes to breeders. You just have to watch out for puppy mills. They try to take advantage of owners to make money. Therefore, do a lot of research to find an experienced and reputable breeder in your area.