If you are a Leonberger owner, then you are fortunate. This rare dog breed nearly disappeared from the face of the earth just after World War I. Just 25 remained when the dust had cleared, and out of these, only five were fit for breeding. A few dedicated breeders revived the line and there are many in the world currently, although they are still considered to be a rare breed. They are gaining popularity in the United States as well as in other parts of the world, and we’re beginning to see the population of purebred Leonburgers rise. Anyone who is considering becoming a Leonberger owner needs to understand what they are getting into.
Here are 14 things that only Leonberger owners would understand.