Not a long time ago, cross-breed or hybrid dogs were seen as mutts. However, in our day’s dogs are often cross-breed. All in order to give rise to new breeds what posses the appearance, personalities, and temperaments of both kinds. It is also the case of Pitweiler, a Rottweiler mix with Pitbull.
Since both breeds are very popular due to their perceived temperaments you might be wondering what kind of dog this can create. To clear up the confusion below is a breakdown of great traits that a Rottweiler Pitbull mix breed has. Especially concerning the temperament as well as what is it means to own this impressive dog.
Although the Pitweiler is a new hybrid, the Rottweiler and the American Pit Bull Terrier have fascinating as well as strong histories. By understanding their history, precisely the reason behind their breeding, one will know why they behave uniquely.
To start with, due to the need for an energetic dog which could escort cattle during Roman times, Rottweiler was born. Roman soldiers used travel especially in a place known as Rottweil, Southern Germany with their animals since they acted as a source of food. It was in this place where these old drover dogs were initially bred into the current Rottweilers that we now.
On the other hand, the American Pit Bull Terrier has a slightly different history. Notably, it’s said that it was originally bred as a stockier as well as a more fast version of Bulldogs which were used in pit fighting back in the 18th century.
Talking about the strength, Pitweiler is a robust-bodied dog. Naturally, if we think that both Pitbulls and Rottweilers are muscular and very strong breeds. They are medium to large sized in height with male dogs having a height of about 23 inches and weighing up to 100 lb.
According to history, both pets are known to be excellent guard dogs. In the modern world, this translates to vigilant obedience which is the main reason why it’s not worth to tarnish their reputation.
If they are trained appropriately, they don’t usually misbehave. Instead, they have an affectionate manner which highly fits their owner’s needs.
Pitweiler has a great deal of both physical as well as mental stamina. It is a brilliant dog which has a muscular build.
Throughout their lives, Rottweilers need intense socialization. Since they are guard pets, they usually take some time to familiarize themselves with new individuals.
When they are bred into unstable bloodlines, they utilize this trait to build on their fearsome reputation which is a trait that you won’t find it in an appropriately bred animal. With a Pitbull dog, it has a high supply of courage which its stocky behaviour favours it. Although they aren’t naturally aggressive towards individuals, they have a strong-willed and protective behaviour which makes it an excellent loyal pet.
Owning a truly caring and intelligent dog is among the most magnificent life’s pleasures which will always bring affection and warmth into your life. Remember, if you are planning to include training, especially when they are still young, then you’ll find a fun, loyal, energetic, spirited, and courageous companion that is worth your effort.
In the video below you can find out some pros and cons facts regarding this hybrid breed!