Have you seen the new book 'The Ultimate Rottweiler' - edited by Andrew H. Brace?
If you haven't you should look for it. Kat Lakey of Indianapolis, Indiana has and she passed this bit of information on.

Chapter 1: History of the Rottweiler by Larry Elsden
Chapter 2: The Rottweiler Character by Barbara Butler
Chapter 3: Caring for you Puppy by Barbara Butler
Chapter 4: Socialisation by Barbara Butler
Chapter 5: Diet and Nutrition by Allison Bigg, B.Vet. Med. MRCVS
Chapter 6: Basic Training by Mary Macphail
Chapter 7: Advanced Training by Roy Hunter
Chapter 8: The Working Rottweiler by Mary Macphail
Chapter 9: The Breed Standards by Larry Elsden
Chapter 10: The Show Ring by Liz Dunhill
Chapter 11: The Judge's View by Dorothea Gruenerwald, Andrew Brace and Helmut Frieburg. This chapter has WONDERFUL front, rear, and side shots of various rotts telling you what is good - and what is not.
Chapter 12: Genetics and the Rottweiler by Dr. Malcolm B. Willis
Chapter 13: Breeding Rottweilers by Kate Pinches
Chapter 14: Rearing a Litter by Kate Pinches
Chapter 15: The Rottweiler in Germany by Helmut Freiburg and Willi Hedtke
Chapter 16: The Rottweiler in the UK by Liz Dunhill
Chapter 17: The Rottweiler in North America by Dorothea Gruenerwald
Chapter 18: The Rottweiler Worldwide (Various contributors - covering Australia, New Zealand, Sinagpore, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Finland
Chapter 19: Health Care by Steve Dean, B.Vet.Med.,DVR,MRCVS
Chapter 20: Breed Associated Diseases by Steve Dean

Kat says, "I bought it on the spot even at $35.00! As you can tell by the chapters - it is VERY thorough in it's coverage of the Rottweiler - and the pictures in it are well worth the price. Over 200 in full color!"

WHILE I AM ON THE SUBJECT OF BOOKS WATCH FOR THE RELEASE OF JEAN FORSTER'S BOOK SOON TO BE OUT...PUBLISHED BY HOWELL. I HEAR IT IS ANOTHER SUPER ADDITION TO OUR BULGING ROTT N LIBRARIES !! IF ANYONE WISHES TO PURCHASE A AUTOGRAPHED "CARL" BOOK AND WOULD LIKE FOR THE FUNDS TO GO TO THERAPY WORK OR RESCUE, CONTACT PAULA CINGOTA OF "OUR BEST FRIENDS, A THERAPY DOG PROGRAM AND SOUTHWESTERN ROTTWEILER CLUB IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA 619 445-8309...DON'T FORGET TO ASK ABOUT 'CARL'S' NOTECARDS AND WHILE YOU ARE AT IT INQUIRE ABOUT THE "NEW" CARDS TOO AND POSTERS!!!! SSSHHH.....
jan