Originally, Rottweilers were bred to work, and they needed to be strong, sturdy, dependable, courageous, self-assured, and intelligent in order to get the job done. Those characteristics can still be found in the calm, confident Rottweiler we know today. Just look into that calm gaze twinkling with good humor and you'll understand why this good nature, outstanding character, and devoted companionship have endeared the breed to owners for over 100 years. This total care guide from the Terra-Nova series contains colorful sidebars, boxes, and photographs that illustrate key topics essential to Rottweiler owners. An excellent source of accurate, in-depth information, this book will help you and your family raise a healthy and well-behaved canine companion. Complete with a free training DVD that includes information on training methods, convenient diet options, grooming instructions, and health care information. 208 pages, hardcover.