rottweiler puppies

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  1. azcowgirl

    azcowgirl New Member

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    well, im planning on getting a puppy in a couple months, ive been wanting a purebred rottweiler ( ive been raised around them and all the guard dog breeds ) and i just wanted to know if i should get a purebred or a mix? if i were to get one should i get a male or a female?.. remember i also have a german shepherd 1/4 chow chow and hes not fixed. he loves to play though! and hes great around puppies and other dogs unless they try to fight him ( he knows when there playing ) um..just tell me what yall think
     
  2. stirder

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    ummm...you dont want a female unless one of them is fixed. is rocky a dominant dog? does he boss other dogs around? if so he might get in arguments with a male. even if you get a male puppy, they might argue later when BOTH are mature. mix or pure bred? which do you want? even if you want a purebred you could still go through a rescue. either way its a great breed.
     
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    You should get the GSD/Chow Chow mix fixed. They can get extremely testy when they're not and will try to challenge other male dogs. If he's friendly around most dogs though you should be O.K.

    A Rottweiler is a great choice. They're good, friendly, and handsome dogs. About the gender? Well, it's really a matter of choice. I've argued this a lot... and really, it's whatever you'd prefer. Males are supposed to be more pack-oriented whereas I hear a female will attatch herself mostly to one person than anyone else. At least that's the case with what I've read.

    Good luck!
     
  4. stirder

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    a lot of people say that females are more focused, and males are more goofy with short attention spans. just like in people.
     
  5. azcowgirl

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    lol thank you all, rocky doesnt boss around other dogs or isnt agressive hes still a puppy and he loves to play and when my mom says i can get a rottweiler puppy i am going to go to a rescue and look at them first before i go to a breeder cause i would rather save a life :: smiles ::
     
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    bridey_01 Kelpiefied

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    I find females learn commands faster, but males retain them better. So I could teach a new command to my kelpie girl in a minute, but she may not remember it the next day, whereas it will take Azlan five minutes but he will remember for weeks.
     
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    Personally, considering you're 15 yrs old, I'd hold off. You've got a wonderful dog now and your life will be taking many changes in the years to come. Live now to the fullest and enjoy !!! I left my golden behind when I went off to college,,,,,it would have been twice as hard to leave 2 dogs. I know at your age 10 years seems like forever...believe me time flies !!!!!! It's not fair that it drags so at your are and flies for us !!! I doubt if anyone here will post differently unless they are under 20 !!!!
     
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    gaddylovesdogs no touchy

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    I have seen that too. Male dogs are usually braindead (sorry, no offense) from what I've seen while females pay more attention from what I've seen.

    I suggest getting your chow/shepherd fixed also.
     
  9. Dakotah_2009

    Dakotah_2009 OOO YEA SHHHAKE IT!!

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    I disagree on a part of that... my male dog, Levi, does not have a short attention span but he is so goofy!
     
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    Dakotah_2009 OOO YEA SHHHAKE IT!!

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    I think you would be better off getting your MIX fixed and then getting a male rottie. My friend's cousin has a rottie and he is adorable and he really is calm for a 3 month old... but he still has his playing moments!
     
  11. stirder

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    the only reason I havnt mentioned getting rocky fixed is that I was around on another forum and a bunch of people (myself included) were suggesting that, and I dont want to be a broken record.
    I agree in a way with bubbatd. your life is going to change a lot more than you know. however, if it is a family dog, not just yours, then go for it. also didnt you say it ould be a year and a half right now? when rocky is 3...hes 1.5 right now right? a lot can change in a year and a half, and in that time dont deprive yourself of the fun that comes from thinking about getting one. you might decide tomorrow, or a year from now that its not the right time, or for you and your family it might be right.
    the only reason I suggest a female (one of them fixed atleast) is because you wont run ANY risk of same sex aggression between them.
     
  12. azcowgirl

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    Thank you everyone.. we have also been thinking of getting another puppy so rocky wont be lonely.. cause we just got rid of our 4 yr old chihuahua and they usto play all the time, but since she left hes been really sad and depressed.. in a few months my mom said that we can get another puppy cause ive been wanting a rottie and when we get it i think rocky wont be depressed anymore.. but before we get the puppy we are going to see how rocky acts towards it.

    hm.. also this woman wanted rocky to breed with her female GSD mix and i told her i dont know about that... what do u all think ( my mom also said if they do have puppies that if i like one of them i can keep one of those ) the woman also knows hes a mix but she loves his personality and his colorings and shes been wanting to breed her dog. WHAT DO U ALL THINK?
     
  13. stirder

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    she should not be allowed to have a dog. they are both mixes, responsibly their is no excuse for breeding them. because she loves his personality? we all think our dog has the best personality, but thats NOT A REASON TO BREED!!! she wants her female to have pups? why? if she wants to breed she needs to do research and get a breeding quality dog.
    and what would happen to all the other puppies? if you take one and she keeps one? and their no reason to think that the puppies would have his personality.

    also its possible that you would just have two lonely depressed dogs.
     
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    well i understand about the breeding and everything. and i agree ill just tell her that that wont be such a good idea

    and if i get another puppy i will see how rocky and the puppy react together.
     
  15. stirder

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    Im not saying dont get one, just have a plan incase they are BOTH lonely.
     
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    i do have a plan for that if they are both lonely o and rocky says hi to everyone lol hes trying to put his paw on the keyboard
     
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    I'm curious, why did you get rid of the chihuaha and want to get another dog?
     
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    the dog(s) should get fixed. nless it was a purebred, and is for show or breeding purposes. have you thought about whats going to happen to the dog when u go to college? will u be the only one responsible for the dog? or is your mom willing to take care of him. we have so many students here, in our town, that go off to college, and they either dump their dogs, or no one cares for them. not saying, that you won't, but it's something to think about. when i was young, 19, i ahd a cockerspaniel puppy, and i was really irresponsible. i didnt go to college, but i also had a baby, so i ended up giving the puppy away. cus i didnt even think about the next 10-15 yrs ahead of me, with a dog....just a thought. i used to have a rottweiler(former showdog) and she desired so much attention, which i was able to provide, cus i am a stay at home mom. unfortunately she passed away. also consider hip problems with that kind of breed. and i am glad u are looking into getting a dog from a shelter, to save a life. Good Luck with whatever u decide to do.also, with the chihuahua..i hope u didnt just give him away because of peeing in the house, or barking a lot etc. i hope there was a real good reason for u to get rid of him. whereas i dont see ANY good reason to get rid of a dog. behaviour problems can be corrected, and health problems can be taken care of with proper vet care. u cant keep getting a dog, and then decide to say:screw it, i want another one....
     
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    I would never put two intact males together, especially working males. I would get a female and make sure he is neutered before you get another dog and make sure you spay the female as soon as she is eligable...I do have to agree with bubbatb though. It would be best to wait ;)
     
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    well. with the chihuahua we sold her to family my cousin actually, because he lost a chihuahua not long ago and her and my cousin really bonded.. but shes happy there in colorado! i go down there a few times a year so ill see her.

    and when i go off to college i will be responsible for my dog(s) i take Rocky with me everywhere, or my mom will just watch him most of the time if i want to go to the movies or something. he never leaves my side. me and my mom were talking earlier and saying if i get a (purebred) rottweiler ( or another dog ) either if its a boy or a girl we will not fix it and fix rocky but if its a mix we will probably get them both fixed

    and showpug that pug puppy is just adorable!
     

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