I am about five months pregnant, and my normally well behaved eight-year-old Rottweiler, Zeus, has begun peeing in the house.
Fortunately, Rottweiler rescues are available to help displaced Rotties find a loving, forever home.
Other breeds that were involved in a large number of attacks include Rottweiler (447), Wolf hybrid (81), Husky (49), German Shepherd (79), Bullmastiff (48), and Chows (52).
If you've done your research on the breed and are considering a Rottweiler for your family, think about adopting one from a reputable Rottweiler rescue.
North East Rottweiler Rescue and Referral finds homes for Rotties in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.
Keep in mind, Rottweiler rescues look after the best interests of the dogs, not the convenience of potential dog owners.
If you still have trouble finding a Rottweiler rescue, there are websites with lists of rescues organized by state.
I have a twelve-year-old neutered male Rottweiler and a five-year-old spayed female Labrador/Basset Hounds mix.
The MidAmerica Rottweiler Rescue covers Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Illinois.
Rottweiler rescues rely on foster homes to take in dogs and get them ready for their new forever home.