The Leonberger is a watch dog and companion dog that originated in Germany.

Appearance & Grooming

The Leonberger is an extra large dog with lion-like hair on its front legs. They have a thick outer coat and a short, soft inner double coat in yellow, red, reddish, brown, and sandy. The Leonberger sheds regularly and requires daily brushing.

Behavior & Disposition

The Leonberger is adaptable, loyal, loving, obedient, and fearless. Adult supervision is recommended when playing with children and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Leonberger has a moderate activity level and can become overweight. They need to be monitored for calorie consumption and weight.


The Leonberger has high activity levels and stamina. The breed is easily trainable due to its adaptable nature. However, early socialization and obedience training are recommended.

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