Pitbull and Rottweiler puppies are a less famous designer dog breed. Why less famous you ask? Well, due to the wrong reputation they have. Descending from the 2 intelligent dog breeds Pitbull and Rottweiler, the mixed puppy is smart. But being the progeny of the 2 highly misunderstood breeds, a Pitweiler is also perceived as aggressive.
Like any other dog, they need proper care, exercise, and training to be at their best. These dogs are a bit smaller than a purebred Rottweiler due to a Pitbull being the other parent. But don’t be fooled by their size, they have immense muscular power. Their coat color and size mostly depend on the parents’. But usually, their coat is short and quite dense.
Food, Grooming, Training, And Exercise For Pitbull And Rottweiler Puppies
Most Pitweilers weigh about 60-90 pounds, so their diet and exercise should be decided accordingly. Feed your pup with high-quality food that is high in nutrients. Feeding them more quantity of food will not ensure their good health.
They are light shedders, so brushing their coat twice a week would be enough. However, more frequent brushing would be required in the spring season, when they shed more. Once in a few days, bathe your pup. Clean their ears and brush their teeth regularly.
Take them out for a walk every day. This breed is a highly energetic one and requires good amount of exercise. Play fetch with your Pitweiler puppy, make them run. It will ward off many of the future health conditions. Also, they need more space in general and are not apartment-friendly. So, give them their required space and you’ll find them in a happy mood.
Training is vital for this dominant breed. Having Rottweiler and Pitbull for their parents, they have a strong personality. You must treat them with gentleness, mixed with the right amount of authoritativeness. Otherwise, they might not see you as their leader. A properly trained and socialized Pitweiler makes a gentle yet strong pet.
Health Of A Pitweiler Pup
Your pup will normally be healthy, but you need to prevent future health conditions. They’re pretty susceptible to a few diseases like hip dysplasia, mange, heart conditions, and ataxia. Minor conditions like cataracts, bloating, and some neurological disorders may also affect them.
A female Pitweiler is much less vulnerable to these diseases than a male is. But you must take your pup for regular health check-ups to a vet.
Pitbull and Rottweiler puppies make adorable pets provided they are trained properly. They are eager to please their owners and learn very fast. So, it won’t be an issue to teach them. Only remember to take proper care of your puppy. And give them all the love and attention they need. You will find a great family member in your Pitweiler pup.