The rottweiler is a versatile, loving, and caring pet. No doubt you've been drawn to the rottie because of his impressive good looks and his natural guarding ability. But the rottie isn't just a tough guy. Rottweilers have their tender side, too. This tender side can make the rottie an ideal pet for your home while still letting him be the rough-and-ready companion. But how much do you know about the rottie? Do you know where he came from and how his temperament is? In this chapter, we'll explore what makes the rottweiler.