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Rottweiler vs Russian Toy vs Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Rottweiler vs Russian Toy vs Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka" Compare Rottweiler and Russian Toy. Which is better: Rottweiler or Russian Toy or Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka?
Name Rottweiler Russian Toy Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka
OriginsGermany Russia Russia
Group Working Dogs Companion Dogs Companion Dogs
Popularity Rank8326509
Reviews602
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Other Names Rottie, Rott Russian Toy Terrier, Russian Terrier, Moscow Toy Terrier, Moscovian Miniature Terrier Bolonka Zwetna, Franzuskaya Bolonka, Russian Lapdogs, Colored Lap Dog
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1931 as a Working breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club as a Miscellaneous breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section. Recognized by FCI in the Companion and Toy Dogs group, in the Continental Toy Spaniel and Russian Toy section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
Colonial Rottweiler Club
Deutscher Rottweiler Klub
International Rottweiler Club
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Foundation Stock Service
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
American Rare Breed Association
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Foundation Stock Service
Price $1200-$2000 $600-$800 1500-1800

General Appearance - Rottweiler vs Russian Toy vs Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Size Large
Giant
Small Small
Weight Male: 95-130 pounds (43-59 kg), Female: 85-115 pounds (38-52 kg) 3-6 pounds (1.3-2.7 kg) Male: 8-11 pounds (3.5-5 kg), Female: 5-9 pounds (2-4 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 112.5 pounds (51 kg), Female: 100 pounds (45 kg) 4.5 pounds (1.3-2.7 kg) Male: 9.5 pounds (3.5 kg), Female: 7 pounds (3 kg)
Height Male: 24-27 inches (61-69 cm), Female: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm) 8-10 inches (20-26 cm) Male: 9-11 inches (22-37 cm), Female: 7-9 inches (18-24 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 25.5 inches (65 cm), Female: 23.5 inches (59.5 cm) 9 inches (23 cm) Male: 10 inches (29.5 cm), Female: 8 inches (21 cm)

Hair & Care - Rottweiler vs Russian Toy vs Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Coat Dense Smooth Wavy
Curly
Colors Mahogany
Tan
Rust
Black
Tan
Brown
Blue
Black
Black
Gray
Wolf
Brown
Red
White
Grooming
Effortless: The Rottweiler requires minimal grooming.
Easy to groom: The Russian Toy doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Shedding Level
Rottweilers shed moderately.
Russian Toys are low shedders.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas shed none to minimal.

Characteristics - Rottweiler vs Russian Toy vs Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Temperament Alert
Fearless
Independent
Loyal
Courageous
Good-natured
Intelligent
Protective
Active
Loyal
Protective
Cheerful
Playful
Affectionate
Friendly
Loyal
Social
Outright
Tempered
Intelligent
Playful
Intelligent Rank
Outstanding: Rottweiler is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Average: Russian Toy's has average obedience intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Trainability
Rottweilers are easy to train.
Russian Toys are quite easy to train.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are quite easy to train.
Playfulness
Rottweilers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Russian Toy is a playful breed.
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Rottweilers are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Russian Toys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Rottweilers need a lot of social interaction.
Russian Toys are a social breed.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Low: The Rottweiler barks none to minimal.
Average to high: The Russian Toy is a vocal breed.
Average: The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Rottweilers are one of the best watchdogs.
Russian Toys are average watchdogs.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Rottweilers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Russian Toys are average defenders.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential High
The Rottweiler has a high chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Russian Toy has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Rottweilers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Russian Toys have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Rottweilers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Russian Toys have average wanderlust potential.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have average wanderlust potential.
Prey Drive
Rottweilers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Russian Toys have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Apartment Friendly
Rottweilers are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Russian Toys are apartment-friendly dogs.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Rottweilers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Russian Toys adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Rottweilers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Russian Toys do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Rottweiler vs Russian Toy vs Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Stranger Friendly
Rottweilers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Russian Toys are average friendly towards strangers.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Rottweilers are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Russian Toys are kid-friendly dogs.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Rottweilers are average friendly towards cats.
Russian Toys are average friendly towards cats.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Rottweilers are not dog-friendly.
Russian Toys are average friendly towards other dogs.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Rottweiler is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Russian Toy is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Rottweilers are not the best breed for elderly people.
Russian Toys are usually recommended for elderly people.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Rottweilers are generally with other pets.
Russian Toys are generally with other pets.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners No
Rottweilers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Russian Toys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Rottweiler breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Russian Toy breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Rottweiler vs Russian Toy vs Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Health Issues
The Rottweiler is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Russian Toys tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems Allergies
Aortic Stenosis
Bloat
Elbow Dysplasia
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Osteosarcoma
Panosteitis
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Patellar Luxation
Retained Baby Teeth
No set
Life Expectancy 8-11 years 11-13 years 12-16 years
Hypoallergenic No No Yes
Energy Level
Rottweilers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Russian Toys are high energy dogs.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Exercise Need
Rottweilers have an average exercise need.
Russian Toys have an average exercise need.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Rottweilers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Russian Toys don't need too much sleep.
Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonkas sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Avg. daily food consumption Recommended daily amount: 4 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/4 to 1/2 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1/4 to 1 cup of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
High: The Rottweiler breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Medium
The Rottweiler has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Russian Toy has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Rottweiler drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
The Russian Toy is an average drooler.
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is an average drooler.

Reproducibility - Rottweiler vs Russian Toy vs Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 8-12 puppies 4-6 puppies 1-3 puppies

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