[Homestead] Homestead Dog
genegerue at ruralize.com
Mon Oct 6 08:37:59 EDT 2008
My daughter has two Rottweilers and loves them.
But there is a caution on Rottweilers: these are powerful dogs that
can be dangerous to people and other pets. In the last year I have
heard of incidents that cause me to say that I would never get such
dogs except as puppies. Both incidents were dogs obtained as adults.
The results were ugly. In both cases the owners had to put them down.
I've gotten dogs as adults and pups. Pups are the way to go. I have
empathy for dogs in pounds and shelters and newspaper ads where the
owners want to give them away. But I will only bring a pup into our
With an adult dog you never know for sure what bad habits or
temperament traits they possess.
On Oct 6, 2008, at 7:09 AM, Roy Morgan wrote:
> [Not from Roy]
> Oh OH...yup, big ol' second on Rotties...I've loved the few I've had
> contact with. How are they with livestock, any idea?
> On Oct 6, 2008, at 1:54 AM, rayzentz at aim.com wrote:
>> I haven't heard this mentioned. I have owned Rottweilers. Well,
>> trained, in my opinion, nothing better. When living in MT, our
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