Hybrid Origin: The Pitweiler is a hybrid between the American Pit Bull Terrier and the Rottweiler. Country of Origin: The Pitweiler originated in the United States of America. Original Purpose: The Pitweiler is a great family companion. Breed Characteristics: The Pitweiler should have an excellent temperament if properly socialized from a young age. Pitweilers are very intelligent, brave, loyal, strong and an emotional dogs. Pitweilers make a great family dog provided they are properly socialized as a puppy. Pitweilers are typically great with kids, but like any dog Pitweilers should never be left unsupervised with infants or small children. The Pitweiler is a very loving, loyal, intelligent, companion dog who is very sensitive to their owners emotions. The Pitweiler is a high energy dog who needs plenty of daily exercise. Pitweilers tend to be very strong and agile dog and they make a great service dog. Life Expectancy: Average life expectancy for the Pitweiler is 10 - 13 years.