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Weiler Dane Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Weiler Dane so you can get to know the breed more.

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Weiler Dane
OriginGermany
Other Names
What other names does the Weiler Dane have? The dog breed also known as...
Rottweiler & Great Dane mixGreat RottieGreat Rottweiler DaneRottie Dane
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Weiler Dane recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Weiler Dane recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Weiler Dane breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price
How much does the Weiler Dane puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Weiler Dane price:
$800-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Weiler Dane, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Weiler Dane for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Weiler Dane gets to a happy place.
Availability
Average

Weiler Dane General Appearance & Basic Info

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Weiler Dane size:
LargeGiant
Weight
How much does the Weiler Dane weigh? Weiler Dane weight:
Male: 120-200 pounds (54-90 kg), Female: 100-130 pounds (45-59 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Weiler Dane? Weiler Dane average weight:
Male: 160 pounds (72 kg), Female: 115 pounds (52 kg)
Height
How tall is the Weiler Dane? Weiler Dane height:
Male: 30-34 inches (76-86 cm), Female: 28-32 inches (71-81 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Weiler Dane average height:
Male: 32 inches (81 cm), Female: 30 inches (76 cm)

Weiler Dane Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Weiler Dane have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
Dense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Weiler Dane's coat?
MahoganyTanRustBlackBlue FawnWhiteBrindleMerle
Grooming
How to groom the Weiler Dane and how often?
Effortless: The Weiler Dane requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Weiler Dane is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Weiler Dane dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Rottweiler & Great Dane mix? Weiler Dane shedding level:
Weiler Danes shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Weiler Dane need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Weiler Dane every day?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup. According to a study, 56% of pet parents don’t bathe their dogs as frequently as they should, and 60% use the sniff test when deciding when it’s bath time. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

Weiler Dane Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Weiler Dane have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AlertFearlessIndependentLoyalCourageousGood-naturedIntelligentProtectiveFriendlyDevotedGentleReservedConfidentLoving
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Weiler Dane? Are they intelligent?
Outstanding: Weiler Dane is one of the brightest dog breeds. They desire to learn tricks and commands often. The limit is your creativity. They understand and memorize new commands in fewer than 5 repetitions. This breed obeys for the first command 95% of the time or better.
Trainability
Are Weiler Dane dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Weiler Danes are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
Weiler Danes, like any other dog breed, like playing. Sometimes they bark as excitement for playing, but they are not the most playful dog breed.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Weiler Dane sensitivity:
Weiler Danes don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits. This breed emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Weiler Danes are average dogs regarding their affection level. Some breeds are forthcoming and friendly, while others are independent and don't bond too closely to their owners.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Rottweiler & Great Dane mix need? Weiler Dane social needs:
Weiler Danes need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Weiler Dane dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Rottweiler & Great Dane mix bark?
Low to Average: The Weiler Dane rarely barks. This breed could be a good choice if you're looking for a quiet breed. They don't bark unless there is a good reason. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Weiler Dane good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Weiler Danes are one of the best watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're very consistent in their effort. The best vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're very territorial and protective about their property, so the Weiler Dane dogs will alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Weiler Dane dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Weiler Danes are extremely protective guard dogs. This breed doesn't hesitate to protect their territory so the Weiler Dane can be a good choice if you want an excellent guard dog. Keep calm and the Weiler Dane will take care of unwanted people or animals.
Biting Potential
Do Weiler Dane bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Rottweiler & Great Dane mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Weiler Dane? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Weiler Dane has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
High
The Weiler Dane has a high chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Weiler Dane has a hard bite?
Above 400 PSI
The strongest: Dogs that have a strong bite force are usually quite powerful and large. They are very protective of themselves and their families, therefore a dog bite from them could be exceptionally dangerous with their PSI being above 400. It is important that they’re trained to be around others safely.
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Weiler Dane do?
Weiler Danes have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Weiler Danes need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Weiler Dane to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Weiler Dane roam?
Weiler Danes have average wanderlust potential. Sometimes they like to explore the world and they might escape once or twice, but usually, they prefer staying safely at home. Safer to teach them how to get back to you on command.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Weiler Dane have high prey drive?
Weiler Danes have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Weiler Danes are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Weiler Dane good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Lakásbarát kutya Weiler Dane fajta. Legjobb, ha van egy kis kerted, ahová néha kimehet elintézni dolgát, ugyanakkor ez egyáltalán nem fontos. Napi egy-két sétával kellőképpen lemozgathatod, , így komfortosan megoldható Weiler Dane tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Weiler Danes adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Weiler Danes tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Weiler Dane dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Weiler Dane Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Weiler Dane temperament with other people:
Weiler Danes are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Weiler Dane dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Weiler Dane temperament with children:
Weiler Danes are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Weiler Dane dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Weiler Danes are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Is Weiler Dane good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Weiler Dane dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Weiler Danes are not the most dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Weiler Dane is not a good choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Weiler Dane breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Weiler Danes are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Weiler Dane be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Weiler Dane breed is a good choice for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Weiler Dane be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Weiler Dane be an emotional support animal?
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Weiler Dane breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Weiler Dane be a 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. Weiler Dane is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Office Friendly
Are Weiler Danes good office dogs? Do Weiler Danes make good office friendly dogs? Can Weiler Danes be office dogs?
No
Weiler Dane is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Weiler Dane be a search and rescue dog?
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. The Weiler Dane is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Weiler Dane dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Rottweiler & Great Dane mix temperament with senior people? Are Weiler Dane dogs good for elderly owners?
Weiler Danes are commonly okay with elderly people.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Weiler Dane be a boat dog?
Not really
Weiler Dane breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Weiler Dane dogs get along with other pets? Are Weiler Dane dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Weiler Danes are generally with other pets.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Weiler Dane be a drafting dog?
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Weiler Dane breed is a good choice for drafting purposes.

Weiler Dane Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Weiler Dane dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Weiler Danes are commonly healthy dogs. Vet costs aren't expensive with this breed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Weiler Dane breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Weiler Dane breed? Most common health risks of Weiler Dane:
AllergiesAortic StenosisBloatElbow DysplasiaHip DysplasiaHypothyroidismOsteosarcomaPanosteitisSubvalvular Aortic StenosisCancerDilated CardiomyopathyMitral Valve DiseasePatent Ductus ArteriosisPersistent Right Aortic ArchTricuspid Valve Dysplasia
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Weiler Dane breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Weiler Dane see the vet?
Rare
The Weiler Dane should have a complete physical check-up at least every 12-18 months (but preferably once per year). If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Weiler Dane dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Weiler Dane be? What is the age limit of the Weiler Dane? How many years can the oldest Weiler Dane live?
8-11 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Weiler Dane breed hypoallergenic?
No
Weiler Danes don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Weiler Dane have? What is the activity level of the Weiler Dane?
Weiler Danes are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Weiler Dane dogs require per day?
Weiler Danes have an average exercise need. This breed is satisfied with short walks every weekday and a long one on weekends.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Weiler Danes are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Weiler Dane need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
Recommended daily amount: 4 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Weiler Dane risk for obesity:
Average to High. If you don't pay attention to the Weiler Dane's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Weiler Dane's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Weiler Dane has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Weiler Dane drool?
The Weiler Dane drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool more than others, just like the Weiler Dane. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Weiler Dane Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Weiler Dane: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
Litter Frequency Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Weiler Dane have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
8-12 puppies

Weiler Dane Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Outstanding: Weiler Dane is one of the brightest dog breeds.
  • Trainability: Weiler Danes are easy to train.
  • Health Issues: Weiler Danes are commonly healthy dogs.
  • Apartment Friendly: Lakásbarát kutya Weiler Dane fajta.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Weiler Dane requires minimal grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: Weiler Danes are one of the best watchdogs.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog: A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Weiler Danes don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Drooling tendency: The Weiler Dane drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High.
  • Mouthiness: Weiler Danes have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Weiler Danes tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Dog Friendly: Weiler Danes are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Weiler Dane is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Weiler Danes are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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    Dec 15, 2021, 4:39:48 AM:

    Its the best except for the drooling.

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