Leonberger is a huge breed of dog. This breed is named after the city of Leonberg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Leonberger is really a gentle giant and an ideal family dog for all who have room for such a large pet. The most honest dog breed you will ever find about Leonberger temperament, personality and behaviour. Information about history, temperament, health, movement, training and other facts about the Leonberger.

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Nicknamed "Leo" "Soft Lion" "Gentle Giant" The Leonberger is a huge race of dogs. Name of the race comes from the municipality of Leonberg in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The Leonberger is said to have been raised as a "symbolic dog" to imitate the lions in the municipal heraldry. The Leonberger has a water-repellent dual skin on the skin, which is supplemented by the short, thin hairs on the mouth and extremities.

Ripe, mannish Leonberger shows a distinctive mahne. The Leonberger is presented uncut, except for the serging of the heels. Primarily a familydog, the temper of the Leonberger is one of his most important and characteristic features. He is well socialised and educated, self-confident, resistant to noises, subservient to members of his families, child-friendly, well-passed, and self-disciplined when it comes to protecting his own families or belongings.

Robust, faithful, smart, fun and friendly, they can be taken anywhere without any problems and adapt themselves to the most diverse conditions, even the insertion of other cats. 1 ] Correct monitoring and early socialisation and education are indispensable, as this is a huge race. Leonberger are powerful, mostly wholesome canines.

4 ] Many large breeds are devastated by a large number of hips dysplasia[5] which is largely under the control of many growers who study their Leonbergers using X-rays analysed by the Orthopaedic Foundation for Animals and release dysplasic samples from the genetic library, thereby decreasing the risks of bone/joint complications. The Leonberger Club of America breeder, who has published Leonberger pedigree trees for the Leonberger Kennel in America, have followed many different facets of the Leonberger Kennel for over 20 years, whereby the member kennel is only allowed to raise animals that have been approved as three generations free of hips displasia.

Decreased the prevalence of OFA-weighted "Excellent" females by more than 60% in only 20 years. 6 ] The actual rate of recurrence of hip displasia in Leonbergers is about 13%. 7 ] After 2010, when the Leonberg Club of America became a member of the American Kennel Club, the formerly stringent discipline regulations are no longer binding for all Leonbergers.

Three  Leonberger dogs[26][39] (one was a bitch, two males)[quote required] starred Buck in The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon (1997), a version of Jack London's The Call of the Wild that Rutger Hauer plays as John Thornton and is told by Richard Dreyfuss.

39 ][40] The race selected in this film was not the one that the novel identifies as Buck. At The Equalizer, Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) is visiting his former CIA staff at their big house in Virginia, which has two Leonbergers. Grumpy Cat's Christmas Ever is a Lifetime TV film about a Leonberger who is the subject of a highjacking.

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