|New era of the Leonberger dogs in the
Czech Republic opened by importing a breeding pair from
the former East Germany in 1979. Imports continued
successfully in the 80´s predominantly from East
Germany, Federal Republic of Germany and France. The
first litter was born in 1984.
The Leonberger Club was
established in 1988 by 30 breeders and became the member
of CMKU (Czech-Moravian Kynologic Union) and FCI at the
At the time being there are about 80 breeding dogs and
approx. 150 breeding females in the Club breed but,
ofcourse, not all are used regularly. The breed has been
managed and supervised by the Chairman of the Breeding
Every litter is inspected in 7th week of age, minimum
weight of a pupy is 7 kg. All faults and deviations from
the standard are carefully recorded. Only a member of the
Club may receive pedigrees on the litter.
Number of members registered by 1.1.2008: 776 members.
Leo dogs registered freom the year 1979 to 1.1.2008:4700.
In 2007 236 puppies were registered.