Are you the proud owner of a Rottweiler? Although it's quite popular, many people are still completely unaware of their dog's background.Rottweilers are the most popular dog breed in the United States, according to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). This makes sense. A Rottweiler's regal looks and calm demeanor make it a great family pet. However, you should know some basic information before friends start dropping by for playdates. 

Do not let their massive size fool you. The loyal and lovable Rottweiler that has stood by your side is sensitive by nature. In fact, many aspects of this intelligent and regal breed's personality resemble those of a common house pet! Most people generally agree that the Rottweiler is an “Energizer Bunny” type of dog. The Rottweiler defends its home and its abuse. They are hard workers and are excellent guard dogs. When properly trained, a Rottweiler can be a real “child’s best friend”.