German Shepherd Rottweiler Mix | Everything You Need to Know about the Shepweiler

What do you get when you cross the purebred Rottweiler and German Shepherd – both of which are some of the most desirable breeds in the world?

You get the adorably fun-loving, obedient, and courageous Rottweiler Shepherd. And make no mistake, this may be a mixed breed pooch, but it is the result of its parent breeds’ best elements.

Getting to Know the Rottweiler

These excellent canines are considered to be working dogs and were referred to as butcher’s dogs back in the day.

Getting to Know the German Shepherd

These loving, family dogs excel at all things herding-related and have been trained as service dogs for decades.

Shepweiler Temperament and Personality

Any Shepweiler parents out there can attest that this breed is nothing if not energetic and fun-loving.

Shepweiler Size

As a general rule of thumb, you can expect the cross between the German Shepherd and Rottweiler parents to be on the larger side and weigh between 75 and 115 pounds.


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