Springer Rottie

also known as Rotten Springer

Breed Information


Is Springer Rottie a purebred?

Cross Breed


What were Springer Rotties originally used for?

Companion, Guardian


How Long Do Springer Rotties Live? What is average life expectancy for a Springer Rottie? How long can Springer Rotties live?

10-14 years

The average Springer Rottie lifespan is somewhere between 10-14 years, provided they aren't beset by any exceptional health issues or injuries.

Springer Rottie Height & Weight

How big is a full grown Springer Rottie?

What is the average height of a Springer Rottie? How big is a Cross Breed Springer Rottie height? Springer Rottie dog height:
Average 6 months 12 months 18 months
Male 23-27 inches (58.4 - 68.6 cm) 19.0 inches (48.3 cm) 22.0 inches (55.9 cm) 24.5 inches (62.2 cm)
Female 20-24 inches (50.8 - 61 cm) 17.0 inches (43.2 cm) 19.0 inches (48.3 cm) 21.5 inches (54.6 cm)
What is the average weight of a Springer Rottie? How much should Springer Rotties weigh?
Average 6 months 12 months 18 months
Male 65-85 pounds (29 - 39 kg) 47.5 pounds (22 kg) 62.5 pounds (28 kg) 72.5 pounds (33 kg)
Female 55-75 pounds (25 - 34 kg) 37.5 pounds (17 kg) 52.5 pounds (24 kg) 62.5 pounds (28 kg)

Are Springer Rotties Hypoallergenic?


Unfortunately, the Springer Rottie is not hypoallergenic, making it not a good choice for a dog lover who suffers from pet allergies.


What is a Springer Rottie personality? What are Springer Rottie dogs best known for?


Shedding Level

Are Springer Rotties heavy shedders? How Much Does a Springer Rottie Shed?

Springer Rottie dogs are not heavy shedders, but they will lose a significant amount of hair each year. To decrease the amount of shedding, you can regularly brush your Springer Rottie. This will remove loose hair and keep his coat growing in the same direction.

Breed History


What are Springer Rotties descended from?

Rottweiler, English Springer Spaniel

Breed recognition

What organizations or kennel clubs recognize/register the Springer Rottie breed?

DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.

Date of Birth

When were Springer Rotties first bred? How old is the Springer Rottie breed?


Springer Rottie Appearance

Eye Color Possibilites

What color are Springer Rottie eyes?


Nose Color Possibilites

What color can Springer Rottie nose be naturally?


Coat Color Possibilites

What color can Springer Rottie coat be naturally?


Coat Length

How long is a Springer Rotties coat?

The coat of a Springer Rottie dog ranges in length from short to medium.

Coat Density

How Dense Is The Springer Rottie Coat?

Coat Texture

What is the texture of the hair of a Springer Rottie?


Litter Size

How many puppies can a Springer Rottie have in a litter? How many puppies can a Springer Rottie have in her first litter?

8-12 puppies per pregnancy

A Springer Rottie can have a litter of 8-12 puppies on average. However, it's worth noting that the size of the litters can vary greatly. Factors that can influence litter size include the health of the mother, breeding history, and genetics.


The adaptability of Springer Rottie dogs is a well-known trait, they are known for being able to adjust well to different living environments and lifestyle changes.

Springer Rottie Health Issues

Health Issues

Do Springer Rotties have a lot of health problems?

The Springer Rottie breed is commonly healthy with low vet costs, regular check-ups may not be as necessary but it's important to keep an eye on their health and have them checked by a veterinarian when needed.

Major Concerns

What are the major health concerns to be aware of when owning a Springer Rottie?

Progressive Retinal Atrophy
Hip Dysplasia
Skin Conditions

Minor Concerns

What are the less significant issues to keep in mind when it comes to Springer Rotties?

Ear Infections
Elbow Dysplasia

Occasional Diagnoses

Aortic Stenosis
Gastric Dilation Volvulus

Occasional Tests

What are the occasional tests recommended for Springer Rottie breed?

Skin Evaluation
Blood Count
Eye and Ear Examination
Allergy Testing

Springer Rottie Needs and Activities

Social Needs

Do Springer Rotties need socialization? How social are Springer Rotties?

Springer Rottie have very high social needs. These needs include regular mental and physical stimulation, a job or purpose, and companionship. They thrive in environments where they have a lot of interaction with humans and other dogs.

Sleeping Need

How much sleep should a Springer Rottie have? Do Springer Rotties sleep a lot?

Springer Rotties dogs are tend to sleep less than other breeds, but they still require adequate sleep to maintain good health.


Are Springer Rotties mouthy?

Roaming urge

What is the likelihood of a Springer Rottie running away? Do they have a tendency to explore or wander frequently?

Prey Drive

Do Springer Rottie dogs have a high prey drive?

Past times

What do Springer Rotties enjoy doing? How do I keep my Springer Rottie busy?


Activity Level

What is the energy level of a Springer Rottie? How much energy does a Springer Rottie have?


Springer Rotties are medium-energy dogs and typically enjoy socializing and playing casual or even sustained games of chase with other dogs. They may also have occasional periods of barking or racing around the house.

Tolerance of being left alone

Walks per Week

How far should a Springer Rottie walk each week? How many miles should a Springer Rottie walk every week?

10 miles / week

There's really no limit to how far you walk your dog as long as they're comfortable. For Springer Rottie, it's at least 10 miles / week. Just remember to build distance and stamina gradually over time.

Activity per Day

How much a Springer Rottie should exercise a day? How much activity does a Springer Rottie need?

40 minutes

In general most Springer Rotties usually need at least 40 minutes of exercise daily. This can be spread across the day and include all sorts of high-energy activities, like walking, running and playing.


What level of grooming should be provided for a Springer Rottie?

The Springer Rottie is a breed of dog that requires an average amount of grooming effort.

Brushing Frequency

How often should you brush a Springer Rottie?


Springer Rottie should be brushed at least once a week. Of course you can give them more frequent brushes if you find that they are still shedding a lot

Brushing Tools

What are the most commonly used brushing tools for Springer Rotties?

Pin Brush
Nail Clipper



How many cups of food does a Springer Rottie eat?

2.5 cups

For an average 65-85 pound (29 - 39 kg) Springer Rottie feed 2.5 cups daily. But, keep in mind, the amount you feed is going to be dependent on the quality of the food you are feeding.

Daily Cost

How Much Does a Springer Rottie Cost Daily?

$2.10 - $2.70 / day

The average cost of a Springer Rottie is somewhere $2.10 - $2.70 per day.

Monthly Cost

How Much Does a Springer Rottie Cost Per Month?

$48 - $63 / month

The average per month expenses of a Springer Rottie is between $48 - $63. This makes an average of $576 - $756 per year. It will be on the higher side when the dog is still small because it will need more frequent visits to the vet, shots.

Springer Rottie Characteristic

Sensitivity Level

How sensitive is a Springer Rottie dog?

This dog breed is more sensitive than others and easily overwhelmed by new surroundings and people. They need gentle handling and a calm, stable home environment with positive reinforcement training.

Apartment Friendly

Do Springer Rottie do well in apartments? Are Springer Rotties good indoor dogs?

The Springer Rottie is an apartment-friendly dog breed. They can do perfectly well in apartments providing they are sufficiently exercised and taken out and about as part of their owner's daily lifestyle.

Child Friendly

Are Springer Rotties good with kids? Are Springer Rotties good around children?

Springer Rotties are average friendly dogs towards children.


Are Springer Rotties good for elderly?

Cat Friendly

Are Springer Rotties good with cats? How friendly Springer Rotties are toward cats?

Springer Rotties are an average cat friendly dog. They do well with cats, even more if raised together from puppyhood,

Dog Friendly

Do Springer Rottie dogs get along with other dogs? Are Springer Rotties OK with other dogs?

Springer Rotties are average friendly towards other dogs. If they are raised with other dogs, they are likely to get along with them. And, if they are socialized properly from a young age, they will usually be great with other dogs.

Pet friendly

How do Springer Rottie dogs interact with other pets? Are they considered pet-friendly?

Stranger Friendly

Are Springer Rotties friendly with strangers?

Springer Rotties are average friendly around strangers. They can be wary around strangers and a little standoffish. Early socialisation is key.


Do Springer Rotties like to play? Are Springer Rotties playful?

The Springer Rottie is a playful dog. So, no matter how busy the day may get, the best thing you can do for your Springer Rottie is to make time each day to play. It can be as little as 15-20 minutes, and it will mean the world to them.


Are Springer Rottie easily trained?

Springer Rottie dogs are known for their ease of training and ability to learn quickly, making them a popular choice for pet owners and trainers alike.