WHEN IT COMES TO TRAINING your rottweiler, should you go it alone, or is it better to work with a professional dog trainer? There are pros and cons to training your dog yourself, while there are usually benefits to taking your rottie to a professional trainer. But not all trainers are the same, and not all will be right for your rottweiler. This chapter discusses whether you should train your rottweiler by yourself or hire a professional trainer. It also discusses trainers and types of training classes available.