How to Calm Down a Rottweiler Puppy? – 5 Proven Ways

Rottweilers used to be petted as herding and pulling dogs. So, it clearly shows that they have so much energy to burn off and because of that they become so aggressive. So the question is How to Calm Down a Rottweiler Puppy?

Right? Yeah!

So don’t worry, you will get your solution here.

In this article, I will share my personal experience and tips to calm down your Rottweiler puppy in a friendly way.

I have a two-and-a-half-year-old Rottweiler, I brought him home when he was only 10 days old. So basically reason behind telling this is that I know Rottweilers’ behavior very well.

So let’s deep dive into this and know When do Rottweiler Puppies Calm Down?

What Makes a Dog Suddenly Aggressive?

Before I tell you how to calm down a Rottweiler, you should know first what makes a dog suddenly aggressive.

Rottweilers can be aggressive for many reasons but one of the main reasons for Rottweilers sudden aggression is the protection of their territory.

If there is another dog or stranger in your home or lawn, your Rottweiler may show aggression to protect it.

Why is my Rottweiler aggressive?

There are various reasons for a to become aggressive. Fear, losing territory, and frustration are some of the common reasons for their aggression.

If you see signs of aggression in your Rottweiler then consulting with a professional animal behaviorist is the best option.

At What Age Do Rottweilers Become Aggressive

Rottweilers are friendly and calm dogs but sometimes they also become aggressive. They can show aggression toward strangers or other dogs.

So there is no specific age for becoming Rottweiler aggressive. They can become aggressive at any age and also at anyone, depending on their mood.

But one thing is that you should know how to calm down your Rottweiler.

How to Calm Down a Rottweiler Puppy While

Rottweilers are muscular and bulky body dogs but at a young age they look so cute, sometimes This cuteness converts into a tornado of energy, right? yes I know, I have faced this scenario.

But don’t worry because I have got you the best ways to calm down your Rottweiler puppy.

But remember one thing, every Rottweiler is unique and what works for one maybe doesn’t work for another Rottweiler Puppy.

Here are basic tips to calm down a Rottweiler puppy:

  1. Keep Yourself Cool
  2. Avoid Punishing Them
  3. Use of Positive Reinforcement
  4. Physical Activity
  5. Keep Patience

Keep Yourself Cool

Before calming down your Rottweiler puppy, first try to cool down yourself. Remember to keep yourself calm when dealing with your Rottweiler puppy.

Especially try to stay calm when your Rottweiler is not in a good mood. This is the best way to calm down your Rottweiler.

Avoid Punishing Them

Pets’ behavior is similar to humans, if humans get punished more often tend to become stubborn and do not fear anything. Similarly, pets become fearless and stubborn when they are punished often.

Avoid any form of punishment whether it is physical or mental and also try to avoid screaming at your Rottweiler. Which only makes your Rottweiler more upset.

Use of Positive Reinforcement

When your Rottweiler becomes uncontrollable, reward instead of punishing. This can be helpful in two ways.

One is your Rottweiler will listen to you and the other one is your puppy will not repeat aggression with the same intensity.

But for this, you will have to share happy moments with your Rottweiler.

Physical Activity

Rottweilers have more energy, and to burn off physical activity is necessary. Sometimes not going out or not doing physical exercise can be depressing for your Rottweiler.

You can take your puppy on a walk or play with your dog also you can run with your Rottweiler. Which will your Rottweiler get some physical activity and fresh air.

Keep Patience

The starting time of training is crucial for your Rottweiler puppy. So while training your Rottweiler you should have patience.

You should also give time to your Rottweiler puppy to learn properly. When you want everything so fast then things can be hard for your Rottweiler.

Training Tips to Keep Rottweilers Calm

Sitting Rottweiler Dog

Best training can help you manage high-energy temperament in your Rottweiler. This can ensure you a well-mannered dog which will be a good thing for you also.

Positive Reinforcement which includes rewarding good behavior, praising, and giving toys to play with. This can also help your Rottweiler to obey you.

How to Identify Your Rottweiler’s Aggressive Behavior?

It is not very easy to identify dogs’ aggressive behavior, it’s not as simple as you think. Dogs behave differently according to their environment.

The most common signs of knowing your Rottweiler’s aggression are Growling or Snarling.

But growling doesn’t always mean your Rottweiler is angry, sometimes Rottweilers growl when they are happy.


Why Does My Rottweiler Get Angry?

There are various reasons for the aggression of a Rottweiler, whether it is fear, any intruder in your Rottweiler’s territory, or a stranger in your home.

Are Rottweilers calm dogs?

Yes, Rottweilers are friendly and calm dogs but when they are feared or frustrated by something, they become aggressive.

When do Rottweiler Puppies Calm Down?

Exercise, playing, and good behavior can help you calm down your Rottweiler puppy.

Are Rottweilers supposed to be aggressive?

Rottweilers are usually friendly dogs but they may react according to the situation and become aggressive, it also depends on how they are being raised by their owner.

How to raise a calm Rottweiler?

It is neither easy nor difficult to raise a calm Rottweiler. You can raise them by simply understanding their behavior and making them exercise but not accessive, taking them out for a run or play in the garden.

Wrapping Up

In this article, we have discussed how to calm down a Rottweiler Puppy and also discussed things related to this.

So, I hope now you know how to calm down your Rottweiler and what are the signs of your Rottweiler’s aggression.

But still, if you have any doubt regarding this, you are welcome to ask via comments or if you want to add some more to this, feel free to share. Thank you

The below video of calming down a Rottweiler can help you visually understand.

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