Leonberger dog

Leonberger Dog Show

The Leonberger originated in the 1800s when the alderman of Leonberg, Germany, bred a Landseer Newfoundland with a St. Bernard and mated later generations with the Great Pyrenees. Sources say that the alderman wanted a dog that resembled the lion on the Leonberg crest. The Leonberger was considered a “Rare Breed’ until recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2010. If you are interested in more … Continue reading Leonberger Dog Show

A five-month-old Leonberger puppy

Puppy was Attacked Four Times

My dog trainer teaches dog obedience and owner etiquette.  I have learned the following three tips:   Dogs on a leash are on the defensive; therefore it is not a good idea for leashed dogs to mingle.   Retractable leashes can confuse a dog because jerking the dog back is a correction and without training, they don’t understand the correction, so it’s not fair.   … Continue reading Puppy was Attacked Four Times

Dog Bite Report

My husband had to file a mandatory dog bite report for our Leonberger puppy when he was 8-weeks-and-one-day old, and these photos clearly show his mean streak. The top one is his mug shot.  Puppy had only spent one night at our house, when he scampered down the front lawn with my husband to get the newspaper. After my husband picked up the paper, he … Continue reading Dog Bite Report