National Geographic : 1941 Dec
790 The National Geographic Magazine Giant Schnauzers Make Good Guards, Cattle Drivers, and Police Dogs About 212 to 252 inches high at the shoulder, they are "giants" only by comparison with standard and miniature schnauzers. LJ .hl iillnlIit1 ruIll~l: . Ul'1C rlHL[g IVyLrUwaru Ierl)CIL al|.esr Rottweilers Are Descended from the Cattle Dogs of the Ancient Romans Their ancestors herded "beef-on-the-hoof" taken along to feed Rome's conquering legions, but their name comes from Rottweil, Germany, home town of the modern breed. Dubbed "butcher dogs," they sometimes pull small carts.