When it comes to size, Rottweilers are larger than Dobermans. While Dobermans can reach up to nearly 100 pounds, they are much slimmer in build. Rottweilers, on the other hand, can weigh up to 135 pounds and grow up to 27 inches tall. Doberman Pinschers, on the other hand, weigh only 60 to 100 pounds and can grow up to 28 inches tall.
Both breeds were originally bred in Germany and have short coats that require little care. They are also both known for their loyalty and vigilance, making them excellent guard dogs. In terms of intelligence, the Doberman Pinscher was ranked as the fifth most intelligent dog, while the Rottweiler barely made it to the top 10 as the ninth most intelligent breed. When it comes to exercise and mental stimulation, the Doberman needs more than the Rottweiler.
The Doberman does not like being alone for long periods of time and needs a yard or space to run and exercise. Both breeds shed more hair during spring and fall, but the excessive shedding of the Rottweiler and Doberman will be more noticeable this time. In terms of health risks, both breeds share certain risks but each has specific risks that the other does not. During a study on the public's perception of dogs, both the Doberman and the Rottweiler topped the list in that the public perceived them as aggressive.
The Doberman has a harder and thicker coat than the Rottweiler's double coat that is short and thick.In conclusion, when it comes to size, Rottweilers are larger than Dobermans. The Doberman is much lighter and weighs up to 100 pounds, while the Rottweiler is the heaviest at 135 pounds. Both breeds have short coats that require little care and are known for their loyalty and vigilance. The Doberman needs more exercise and mental stimulation than the Rottweiler, but both breeds share certain health risks.