Rottweiler Pet Insurance

Extremely loyal breed, that if trained and socialised properly from a young age, is generally a laid back and docile companion. Great with other pets and children.Originally bred as a herding dog, they require a reasonable amount of exercise each day.Their average lifespan is 8-10 years, though they’ve been known to live considerably longer.

Prone illnesses include*

Hip dysplasia

an abnormal formation of the hip socket, which causes inflammation, arthritis and in its most severe form crippling lameness.

Elbow dysplasia

A condition involving multiple developmental abnormalities of the elbow-joint in the dog, specifically the growth of cartilage or the structures surrounding it. If untreated, can lead to painful arthritis and lameness.

Aortic stenosis

The narrowing of the aortic valve, which controls the blood flow from the left ventricle (one of the dog's four heart chambers) to the aorta.


Itchy skin that is caused by an allergic response to an inhaled environmental allergen - often referred to as being like asthma in humans.


Gastric dilatation volvulus, also known as gastric dilation, twisted stomach, or gastric torsion, is a medical condition that affects mainly deep chested dogs in which the stomach becomes overstretched and rotated by excessive gas content. Is an emergency condition which requires immediate surgery.


The eyelid inverts (rolls) inward. This causes the dog’s eyelashes to repeatedly scrape across the eyeball.

*This information is for general purposes only. Pounce Pet Insurance offers different levels of cover. Terms, conditions, waiting periods, annual limits and exclusions apply. Refer to the applicable Product Disclosure Statement for details of Pounce Pet Insurance cover and exclusions.

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