Kylo

Kylo is a big boy with a lovely nature and a great developing structure for breed standard. He wont be his adult size for quite some time, He has a lovely nature and is extremely friendly with people and dogs.Kylo is currently being screened for his genetic health tests and hip/elbow scoring.
Once all health testing is completed and he is clear he will be available for stud work

Health Testing

Breed Standard

General appearance

Above average size, stalwart dog. Correctly proportioned, compact and powerful form, permitting great strength, manoeuvrability and endurance.


Characteristics

Appearance displays boldness and courage. Self-assured and fearless. Calm gaze should indicate good humour.

Temperament

Good natured, not nervous, aggressive or vicious; courageous, biddable, with natural guarding instincts.

Head and skull

Head medium length, skull broad between ears. Forehead moderately arched as seen from side. Occipital bone well developed but not conspicuous. Cheeks well boned and muscled but not prominent. Skin on head not loose, although it may form a moderate wrinkle when attentive. Muzzle fairly deep with top line level, and length of muzzle in relation to distance from well-defined stop to occiput to be as 2 to 3. Nose well developed with proportionately large nostrils, always black.

Eyes

Medium size, almond-shaped, dark brown in colour, light eye undesirable, eyelids close fitting.

 Ears

Pendant, small in proportion rather than large, set high and wide apart, lying flat and close to cheek.


Mouth

Teeth strong, complete dentition with scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws. Flews black and firm, falling gradually away towards corners of mouth, which do not protrude excessively. Neck Of fair length, strong, round and very muscular. Slightly arched, free from throatiness.


Forequarters

Shoulders well laid back, long and sloping, elbows well let down, but not loose. Legs straight, muscular, with plenty of bone and substance. Pasterns sloping slightly forward.

Body

Chest roomy, broad and deep with well-sprung ribs. Depth of brisket will not be more, and not much less than 50 per cent of shoulder height. Back straight, strong and not too long, ratio of shoulder height to length of body should be as 9 is to 10, loins short, strong and deep, flanks not tucked up. Croup of proportionate length, and broad, very slightly sloping.


Hindquarters

Upper thigh not too short, broad and strongly muscled. Lower thigh well muscled at top, strong and sinewy below. Stifles fairly well bent. Hocks well angulated without exaggeration, metatarsals not completely vertical. Strength and soundness of hock highly desirable.


Feet

Strong, round and compact with toes well arched. Hindfeet somewhat longer than front. Pads very hard, toenails short, dark and strong.


Tail

Previously customarily docked.

Docked: Docked at first joint. Strong and not set too low. Carried horizontally but raised slightly when alert.

Undocked: Strong. Thickness and length in proportion to overall balance of dog. Set as a continuation of the croup, neither too high nor too low. Carried horizontally. May be raised when alert and carried in a half moon or sabre fashion when moving. May hang down when at rest. Kinked tails and tails with lateral deviation undesirable.


Gait/movement

Conveys an impression of supple strength, endurance and purpose. While back remains firm and stable there is a powerful hindthrust and good stride. First and foremost, movement should be harmonious, positive and unrestricted.


Coat

Consists of top coat and undercoat. Top coat is of medium length, coarse and flat. Undercoat, essential on the neck and thighs, should not show through top coat. Hair may also be a little longer on the back of the forelegs and breechings. Long or excessively wavy coat highly undesirable.


Colour

Black with clearly defined markings as follows: a spot over each eye, on cheeks, as a strip around each side of muzzle, but not on bridge of nose, on throat, two clear triangles on either side of the breast bone, on forelegs from carpus downward to toes, on inside of rear legs from hock to toes, but not completely eliminating black from back of legs, under tail. Colour of markings from rich tan to mahogany and should not exceed 10 per cent of body colour. White marking is highly undesirable. Black pencil markings on toes are desirable. Undercoat is grey, fawn, or black.


Size

Dogs height at shoulder: between 63-69 cms (25-27 ins); bitches between 58-64 cms (23-25 ins). Height should always be considered in relation to general appearance.


Faults

Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog and on the dog’s ability to perform its traditional work.


Essential Health Tests

  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Elbow Dysplasia
  • Entropion
  • Ectropion
  • Cruciate Ligament Rupture
  • OCD (Osteochondritis Dessicans)
  • Cancer
  • JLLP (Juvenile Laryngeal Paralysis & Polyneuropathy)
  • NAD
  • Heart Test

Showing Or Pet?

If your interested in showing your Rottweiler  or you are just wanting  pet you should still  be looking for a good breed standard parents with clear health tests too mate with. Kylo is currently at the start of showing where he and myself are learning along the way. Parents should both be good natured and confident.