Good with Kids:
The Leonberger is a self-sufficient and peaceful dog. It requires lots of exercise and is suitable as a family pet.
Country of origin:
Giant dog breed
A peaceful, self-confident and equable dog which is straight forward, loyal, intelligent, a quick leaner, it will alert you to visitor
Working dog breeds (AKC)
72-80cm for dogs and 65-75cm for bitches
47.6-74.8kg for dogs and 40.8-59kg for bitches
Leonberger get on well with dogs and other household pets and mixing with children present no problems it make little difference to it whether visitor have evil intentions ro not once is has alerted you the Leonberger considers its job done.
The Leonberger has a soft to firm coat medium length hair with a thick under layer the most usual colors range from golden yellow to red brown with a dark face. The tip of the hair should be black The lack of a black face is accepted but not preferred.
Brush and comb the coat regularly to remove all the dead hair in addition keep the ear passages clean because this breed grows so rapidly you must never economize on a good well balanced diet. Baer in mind that the bones muscles and joint to the young dog must not be too heavily taxed with long walks or by letting it run up and down stairs too often
This I breed responds best to a well-balanced training programmer in a harmonious manner it learn quickly and will rapidly grasp what is expected of it