Join Date: May 2009
Location: Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario
Re: GSD's, Mals, and Rotties?
Okay so a question I am going to pose is this, are "today's Rottie's" the ones that are not equipped for SchH and herding?
I have yet to see or hear about a Rottie herding.
Yes there are a few Rottie's participating in SchH but the majority of the dogs doing this are GSD's, Mals and I have seen an increase in Bully breeds now participating.
Could this be along the same lines as showlined GSD's are not as "good" as working lined dogs in this venue?
I don't mean to upset anyone, I am just trying to understand as the other forum goers are saying that Rottie's do not belong in the world of SchH or herding for that matter - what the breed was "created" for originally.
I have only met 2 Rottie's in my life, 1 well bred one and the other - not so much. So my experience and knowledge of the breed is limited at best.
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