Where does the name of Rottweiler breed come from?

the city of Rottweil
dog's red tongue
dog's ability to dig for roots
dog's ability to hunt for rats
Rot­tweil­er is one of the oldest of herding breeds. It is likely that the Rot­tweil­er is a de­scen­dant of ancient Roman drover dogs, brought into modern day Germany by Roman legions. During the Middle Ages, the dogs were known as "Rot­tweil butch­er­s' dogs" (German: Rot­tweil­er Met­zger­hund) because they were used to herd live­stock and pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market.

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