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Leonberger puppy names
Boy dog names Girl dog names
01. Jake Honey
02. Justin Sadie
03. Banjo Amber
04. Faith Bella
05. Scooby Roxy
06. Barney Carly
07. Avery Maddie
08. Hylynn Sasha
09. Alfonzo Fuzzy
10. Diesel Xuxa
Leonberger Information
Name Leonberger
Other names "Leo" or "Gentle Lion" or "Gentle Giant"
Origin Germany
Size Type Giant dog breeds
Breed Group Working dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 8 - 9 years
Temperament Loyal, Companionable, Fearless, Obedient, Loving, Adaptable
Height Female: 65–75 cm
Male: 72–80 cm
Weight Female: 40.8–59 kg
Male: 47.6–74.8 kg
Colors Yellow, Red, Mahogany, Sandy
Puppy Price Average $1200 - $1400 USD
Leonberger Characteristics
Good with Kids
Very friendly!
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Watchdog Best!
Popularity No.104(2012) No.103(2011)
Hypoallergenic No
Leonberger, or translated as Leonberger, origin Germany, mating with St. Bernards and Newfoundland, Great Pyrenees, and after a selection bred. Body height 65 ~ 80 cm, weight about 40 ~ 60 kg. The dog is tall, muscular, powerful, with a magnificent style. Wisdom is sensitive, deep feelings, look kindly, like children, subject to strong. A love of water, but also excellent drowning rescue dogs, can waterproof fur, webbed toes, good at swimming.
Body type
Body height 65 ~ 80 cm, weight about 40 ~ 60 kg. Commensurate with the head and body, the nose is black, often dripping slobber. Ears drooping eyes wide and round, serious and fierce, the tail has long feathered and slightly higher in banner. Hair rough, loose, neck and feet with feathery feathering; color is light yellow, golden yellow, red and brown, grey and white.

The dog is tall, muscular, powerful, with a magnificent style. Wisdom is sensitive, deep feelings, look kindly, like children, subject to strong.
Medium-soft to coarse in texture. Rather long, lying close to the body, straight or slightly wavy. Despite a good undercoat the shape of the body under the hair should always be visible. There is distinct feathering on the front and rear legs and a mane on the neck and chest which is more pronounced in males.
Lion yellow, red, reddish brown or sandy, all with a black mask. Black hair tips are permitted but they must not over ride the base color of the dog. Lighter shading on the underside of the tail, the mane, the feathering on the front legs and the breeches on the hind legs must not interfere with the harmony of the main color. A small white patch or stripe on the chest, and white hairs on the toes, are permitted.
The breed is loyal, clever, easily taught and very fond of children. It is an excellent family dog and also makes an excellent working farm dog. The Leonberger is particularly fond of water.
Tasty Tidbits
Generally speaking, after the Leonberger come to a new environment, often due to fear of the spirit of high tension, any great sound and action may be frightened, therefore, to avoid loud, not out of curiosity and many people onlookers, teasing. It is best to directly into the kennel or arrange the rest in the room, close it again after a period of adjustment.

The best time to close the feeding dogs, then can put food down puppy eyes, and treat it in a gentle tone, can also gentle stroking its back hair. The Fed should be particularly like to eat dogs, such as meat and bone. But may not eat, this is in no hurry to force it to eat, adaptation, will automatically feed.

If it is out of the kennel or walk in indoor free, that has been adapted to the new environment. In addition, feeding Leonberger puppies must train the dog in place of fixed size. The dog had a custom that came to the new environment, the first ever sleep place, that the most secure, then sleep every night will go to this place, and never go beyond the thunder step. Therefore, the first night he slept must shut in the sleeping place designated kennel or indoor, even adult dogs also is such.
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Leonberger wiki , Leonberger UKC , Leonberger AKC
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