12 months ago 12 months ago Awww 15 Cool Facts You Didn’t Know About Rottweilers by Judy Powell 12 months ago12 months ago Facebook Twitter 4 Around 73 or 74 AD, according to The Rottweiler Club of the U.K., the ancient Roman armies along with their herder dogs camped near the Neckar River in Germany. Credit Judy Powell 12 months ago 5 Throughout the middle ages the large and sturdy dogs remained, used as herders and even for bear hunting. Credit Judy Powell 12 months ago 6 This area eventually became a small town known as 'das Rote Wil' a name that evolved into Rottweil. Credit Judy Powell 12 months ago Post PaginationPage 2 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.