Lionlike in appearance, energetic and smart, the Leonberger is a big dog with big needs.
Height: 25.5 to 31.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 120 to 170 pounds
Coat: long and straight
Life span: 10 to 12 years
Breed Group: Working Dogs
This jumbo-sized breed is a mix of Newfie, longhaired Saint Bernard, and Great Pyrenees. He needs a good deal of exercise, attention, and space, but with the right owner, he can be a friend like no other. With his lion-like looks and deep bark, he makes an intimidating watch dog.
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General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
Drooling potential
Heat tolerance
Predatory tendencies
Tendency to bark or howl
Potential for weight gain
Easy to groom
General health
Good for novice owners