What do you get when you mix a Newfie, a Great Pyrenees, and a Long Haired Saint Bernard? This dog, who is a giant among giants. They’re like giant teddy bears when properly trained and socialized, and make exemplary family pets. However, that family needs to be able to provide the space, activity, attention, and boatloads of love that this breed craves.
1. Leonbergers 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Leonberger Temperament and Training
3. Leonberger Diet and Feeding
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Leonbergers generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Leonbergers. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Leonberger with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.