14+ Amazing Facts About Leonbergers You Might Not Know

Leonberger is a guard dog. Since ancient times, dogs belonging to this breed have guarded livestock and property. “Gentle giant”, shaggy friend, excellent “family dog” – the breed is worthy of these characteristics.

#1 The homeland of the Leonberger is Germany, and they are named after the German town of Leonberg.

#2 These huge dogs take a long time to mature and become mature, both physically and emotionally, only by two and a half years of age.

#3 At first, these dogs were used as draft dogs, transporting small loads with their help, the Leonbergers were harnessed to wooden carts.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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