Rottle A Poodle and Rottweiler Mix Info, Pictures, Facts, Traits

By Alberto Roy

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The Rottle is a cross between the Rottweiler and Poodle. The Rottle’s size can range from a medium to large dog due to the fact that the parent Poodle can either be a standard or miniature Poodle.

Rotti-poo, Rottiepoo, Rottiedoodle, Rottweilerpoo, Rottweilerdoodle are alternative names of Rottle. They make great family pets and are good guard dogs.

Rottle is kind, gentle, loving, brave, and loyal. You can trust him to protect your home and your family.

They are easy to train because they learn quickly and are eager to please. They are hypoallergenic because they don’t shed as much due to their Poodle genes.

Rootle Introduction

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The Rottle is a mix breed dog, a cross between Rottweiler dogs and Poodles. These pups are intelligent, playful, and eager to please.

Rottle is not a purebred breed. The Rottle is a mix of the Rottweiler & the Poodle. It is best to research all the breeds involved in the cross to find out the temperament. You can then determine if you get any combination of any one of these traits.

Some designer hybrid dogs are not purebred. Breeders often cross multi-generational crosses.

Rottles are also known by many names including Rottipoo or Rottidoodle. These mixed breed dogs can be found in shelters or rescues that specialize in breeding, despite their unfortunate status.

Rottle Mixed Breed

These cute pups are great for urban living and can make excellent apartment dogs. However, they thrive in families with children. This dog is a great choice if you are looking for a smart, loving dog that loves to be loved and pampered by their owners.

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For all Rottle facts, and characteristics of mixed breed dogs, please see below!


  • Rottles can be described as mixed-breed dogs. They are not purebreds, like their Rottweiler and Poodle parents.
  • Rottles can be found in a variety of colors, including brown, black and white as well as red, yellow, gray, and red. Their coats can be solid or mixed.
  • Although they are less likely to shed, this doesn’t necessarily mean that they are hypoallergenic. Your Rottle’s hair will stay healthy by getting a good brush every other day.
  • Rottles can be trained more quickly than other mixed breeds if they are started at an early age. They can be destructive due to their intelligence.
  • Rottles are energetic. Your dog should get at least one hour of exercise per day. Include mentally stimulating games.
  • The Rottle is a mixed breed dog that can be loved by all. Although they can be very affectionate, it is important to teach children how to play safely with dogs.

Rottle Breed History

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The Rottle hybrid was created in Germany and has been around for approximately 30 years. The Rottle’s history is not well known so it is best to study the parent breeds. The Poodle is a German breed that originated in Germany. It dates back to the first century.

The breeding of the Poodle included different water dogs, including the Hungarian Russian, French, Spanish and Portuguese water dogs, as well as the North African Barbet.

Some believe they are descendants of Asian herding dogs. Although the Poodle was initially bred as a water retriever to hunt, it became a popular breed for house pets after being discovered to be friendly and kind.

There are three types: the miniature, standard and toy sizes. To impress middle-class Parisians, the two smaller Poodle types were created in the 15th Century.

These Poodles were created by cross-breeding small Poodles and other small Poodles, rather than combining Poodles from other small breeds of dog as was initially suspected.

While the standard and miniature sizes could be used to hunt ducks or truffles, the Toy Poodle was more suited for being a lap dog.

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They were also very intelligent and could learn tricks quickly, making them popular with circus performers as well as street performers. The American Kennel Club accepted the Poodle in the late 1880s. They are currently the 7th most beloved dog in America.

Rottweiler, another ancient German dog, was created by soldiers of the Roman Empire who crossed Mastiffs or Roman Drovers with German Shepherds in order to protect their cattle and guard their camp.

Rottweil was the original home of the Rottweiler. This was due to the small red-roofed villas. They were initially used to drive cattle and guard camps at night, but later they were used to hunt bears and pull wagons.

The Rottweiler became redundant and was no longer required for these tasks. They were soon popular with butchers as they pulled their meat carts.

The breed nearly died out until Rottweiler enthusiasts created the International Club for Leonbergers & Rottweilers (ICLR) in 1899. In 1901, the first Rottweiler breed standard was established.

The American Kennel Club took another 30 years before they recognized the breed. They are now the 8th most-popular breed in America.

Rottle Breed Appearance

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The hybrid is medium-large in size with a round head, furry, pendulous ears and brown oval eyes. It has a flattened muzzle and black nose.

You can see the difference in their sizes depending on whether they were a standard or miniature size parent Poodle.

Rottles can be between 10 and 27 inches tall, and 50 to 100 pounds in weight. They can have gray, blue or red coats, as well as white, black or parti-colored coats. This is when a mix of several colors is used. It can be thick and curly and can be single- or double-layered.

Rottle Breed Maintenance

The Rottle can sometimes be hypoallergenic due to the Poodle genes. However, they need a lot of grooming because of their thick, curly coat. A thorough brushing is necessary with a pin brush. They should be combed at least once a week.

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Your Rottle should be bathed once a week or whenever it is necessary. Your veterinarian will recommend a mild shampoo for Rottles to avoid irritation and drying the skin.

Your Rottle may need to be taken to a groomer or you could do it yourself. You should also trim the toenails of your dog and clean his ears every other month, if necessary.

Rottle Temperament

Rottle is a brave, sweet-natured and playful dog who loves to play with other dogs and children. They are affectionate, playful and have a funny personality.

Although they are loyal to their families, they need to be properly trained as they can be protective of strangers. Although the Rottle has a hunting instinct, they can chase local wildlife but should be socialized well and not be a problem with indoor pets.

They may bark to alert you of intruders, but they are generally calm and quiet. They are easy to train and quickly pick up commands.

Rottle Activity Requirements

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Rottles require a lot of energy so they should get plenty of exercise each day. This breed requires activity of 60 to 90 minutes per days. However, you can adjust the amount according to your dog’s needs.

If this breed is not exercised enough, they can gain weight. You should aim to get at least half an hour of activity every day. Their favorite activities include running, swimming and playing frisbee or flyball.

They also enjoy agility training and long walks. Playing with other dogs in a dog park is another great activity that will help your Rottle learn social skills.


The Rottle is a new mixed breed. There are no standards for size because it is so young. Rottles are a mixture of Rottweiler parents and Poodle parents. They can be medium-large to large.

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They weigh between 60 and 90 pounds, and measure 12 to 27 inches at their shoulders. Many people are smaller or bigger than the average.


Rottle owners often describe their mixed-breed dogs as intelligent and eager to please. Training Rottles is much easier than other mixed breeds if it starts early enough.

They can be quite destructive due to their intelligence. They may also become protective of their family members and bark at strangers. The Rottle is a great choice if you are looking for a dog who will be a good watchdog and also get along well with your family.

These dogs can be trained quickly, so get started as soon as possible. Unsocialized or poorly trained Rottles may adopt negative coping strategies like resource protecting. Your Rottle will need your support and validation.

Rottles are great family dogs, and can be a good companion in a single household.


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Protective instincts are a hallmark of the Rottweiler parent. This is why there is a possibility that your mix-breed puppy will inherit this trait.

It is important to socialize your puppy as a puppy in order for him to develop a strong personality.

It is important to socialize your puppy with other dogs and animals.

This will reduce aggression risk as your puppy gets older.

Training and Exercise Your Rottle

Poodle and Rottweiler are two of the most intelligent dog breeds. The Rottie Poodle combination is therefore very bright.

Rottle Exercise Tips

Although the Rottie Doodle can be trained and is eager to please, it may also have stubborn tendencies.

Training and socialization are crucial for raising a well-mannered Rottie Poodle mix. It is also important to establish and maintain your leadership skills quickly.

When training and socializing Rottweiler Poodle Mix dogs, consistency is essential.

We mentioned that Rottweiler/Poodle mix can be improved by introducing them to new people and experiences early. This will help to prevent aggression from strangers.

Rottle Exercise Tips

Rottle Training

The Rottle is a cross between two athletic breeds. Daily exercise is important for this dog.

Rottweiler Standard Poodle mix Rottweiler Standard Poodles love swimming. They love to go on long walks, hikes or do jobs with their favourite people. Rottweiler-cross Poodles can be exercised by playing retrieval games.

Rottweiler Poodle mixes tend to excel in canine sports such as agility, tracking and obedience. These can be great opportunities to exercise the Rottie Doodles’ body and mind.

If you are looking for a lap dog, this is not the breed for you. The Rottle loves to be cuddled, but they must first burn off their high energy.

Rottle Health and Care

We need to examine the health issues of each parent breed in order to determine the potential health problems for the Rottweiler-Poodle mix.

The mix could be susceptible to the same problems.

Rottie Poo can live up to 8-12 years. However, the average lifespan is around 10 years. A dog’s life expectancy can be reduced by major health issues.

Rottle’s Health

The Rottle dog is more susceptible to certain conditions than the Rottweiler or Poodle. Although most dogs are healthy, there may be some health problems. It is important to take good care of your dog and have regular vet checkups.

Rottles may be suffering from the following health issues:

  • Dysplasia
  • Heart problems
  • Corneal dystrophy
  • Bloat
  • Von Williebrand’s Disease

Rottle Care

Regular veterinary visits are important for all dogs. This will help you to spot any potential health issues early. Your veterinarian can help you create a routine to keep your dog healthy.

Rottles can gain weight and are very energetic. Your dog should get at least one hour of exercise per day. Rottles are intelligent pups, so make sure you include mentally stimulating games!

Cut your dog’s nails as soon as they grow too long. This is usually once or twice a month. You should not let them click on the floor. This can be done by your groomer.

Make sure your dog’s oral health is maintained. You can ask your veterinarian how to properly brush your dog’s teeth.

Feeding Chart for Rottle

A Rottle diet that is ideal for medium-sized dogs with lots of energy should be created. Overfeeding them can cause them to gain weight so it is important to keep your Rottle dog on a regular diet and to not leave food out. You should also limit their intake of treats!

The Rottle’s diet will change as they age, just like all dogs. Ask your veterinarian for advice about your Rottle’s diet. There is too much variation between dogs (including weight, energy and health) to make a precise recommendation.

Grooming and Coat Color

Rottle coats often incorporate the colors and coats of their Rottweiler parents and Poodle grandparents. Rottles have a main color palette of brown, black and red. Their coats can be solid or mixed.

They can have a single-layered fur, as with Rottweilers, but they can also have double-layered fur that is thick and curly like Poodles.

Although they are less likely to shed, this doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re hypoallergenic. Your Rottle’s hair will stay healthy by getting a good brush every other day.

Rottles have thicker fur so do not leave them out in extreme cold or hot temperatures.

Sunscreen may be required for the ears, nose and sensitive areas in summer months where the fur is less dense. You should keep an eye on your Rottle and ensure that they are not left outside.

Children and Other Pets

The Rottle is a mixed breed dog that can be loved by all. Although they can be very affectionate, it is important to teach children how safe and respectfully to play with their Rottle. Untrained Rottles can become defensive when they see other children or people.

Rottle is able to get along well with other dogs if they are introduced slowly and calmly. This will be easier if they are socialized early. It is best for them to get to know other pets as soon as possible. Rottles can be quite protective so they may not be suited to a household with only one dog.

Many Rottles are able to get along with other dogs or cats just fine. It really boils down to socialization, training and luck.

Rottle = Rottweiler and Poodle Mix

1. Hypoallergenic is the description of the Poodle parent.

The reason the Poodle is so popular, aside from his intelligence and loving nature, it sheds less than other breeds. Because the Poodle breed doesn’t shed as much, it is easier to care for and maintain. This is a great option for people who have allergies, but still want to own a dog. People with allergies are sensitive to certain proteins found in saliva, skin secretions and dander.

It’s shed along with your dog’s hair. A dog with less shed hair, less dander, and fewer allergic reactions should have a lower incidence of allergies. While the Poodle is hypoallergenic according to some breeders, owners and others, it can still cause allergic reactions so you should not expect them to be hypoallergenic. The Rottle will likely have a similar low-shedding coat.

2. Both Rottweilers and Poodles hail from Germany.

Many people believe the Rottweiler is German and the Poodle French, but this would be only half the truth. It is believed that the Rottweiler descends from drover dogs who were left behind by the

Roman army. Their name comes from Rottweil, the place where they were abandoned by the Roman army.

Although most people think the Poodle is French, it actually hails from Germany. The duck dog is the French name for the dog. The German word “pudel”, which means to splash around, is the origin of the name Poodle.

3. The Poodle cut is more than fashionable.

The Poodle’s hairstyle is well-known. Although it has many pompoms and puffs, there are specific styles and fashions that determine where the shocks of your hair should be located.

They are very common at exhibitions and shows. However, they were functional before they became fashionable. If a dog had a full coat, it would have made him feel stifled and would have made it difficult to retrieve birds from rivers or other bodies of water.

The Poodle would be more vulnerable to cold and wet if it had all its hair cut. Poodles can have the best of both worlds.

Temperament and Intelligence of The Rottle

Rottles are known for being intelligent and eagerly please. Although they are very easy to train, they can become destructive if they don’t get enough stimulation. To prevent destructive and antisocial behavior, training should be started at an early age.

Are these dogs good for families?

Rottle is loyal and affectionate dog. Rottle will be close to all his human family members, children and adults alike. If the children are young enough, he will be a good-mannered dog.

Parents must supervise all interactions between dogs and children, especially with very young children.

The Rottle may be very understanding, but toddlers can grab the tails, faces and other parts of the dog.

The breed can also be protective of their owners. Invite your child’s friends to play with them. This problem can be solved by socialization that is ongoing and early.

Can This Breed Mix with Other Pets?

Rottle is a friendly and affectionate dog. However, they prefer to be with humans than other dogs. If you introduce your Rottle early enough, it is a good idea to have a companion dog to play with. Introduce any dog, including cats, slowly and patiently.

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The Rottle is a loyal and loving companion who can be trusted to provide love and support. Rottle can be introduced to other animals calmly and steadily, and will be a good friend for human family members.

However, he might not be the right pet for you. These are some of the factors to consider when you decide if this breed is right for your family.

Food & Diet Requirements

Your hybrid Rottle will need to be fed between 2 and 3 cups of high quality food each day. Wet or dry food can be fed to your hybrid Rottle.

Dry food is preferred by many owners as it is easier to store, lasts longer and is usually cheaper. However, wet food is more appealing to dogs and helps keep them hydrated.

Rottie Poo can be fed a variety of dry and wet food. However, it is important to not give your dog too much food. Due to the Rottweiler parent, this breed can easily gain weight. It can be difficult for overweight dogs to lose weight.

Exercise Required for Rottle

Both parents breeds are large and need plenty of exercise. Your hybrid dog will need plenty of exercise every day. You should aim to give your dog at least one hour of exercise per day.

The Poodle loves to run and swim, but the Rottweiler enjoys walking. It all depends on which parent breed your Rottweiler is. Whether you can slip on a lead and go for a vigorous stroll or need to burn off more energy.

This crossbreed is intelligent and energetic. It is the perfect combination for canine sports such as agility.

Rottle’s Training

Your Rottle’s agility can be a great asset in training him. The Rottle is intelligent and eager to please his owners. They are driven by their love for food and treats.

When determining the daily food requirements for your dog, you should consider whether you use treats to reward them.

This breed requires socialization. Puppy classes are a great way to introduce your dog and other animals to him.

It is a good idea to take them on walks so they can meet new people and experience different situations. They will learn how to react in these situations and that they don’t have to fear.

Rottle’s Grooming

Low shedding is one of the reasons the Poodle parent breed is so popular. This means that you don’t need to keep them busy with a brush and dustpan.

They shed but not as often as Golden Retrievers. Dead hairs can be removed by brushing every other week. Dead hairs can make your dog’s fur tangled and cause discomfort.

Also, you will need to be responsible for claw clipping and dental hygiene. You should brush your dog’s teeth at least twice a week. If they don’t like it, they will eventually stop doing it.

The frequency with which your dog’s claws are trimmed will depend on how often they exercise and whether they walk on hard surfaces such as concrete. You should begin claw clipping your dog as soon as they are young. You can ask your vet for help or hire a professional groomer.

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