Leonbergse Honden Club Nederland
Foundation date 02/09/1966
Official Web site: http://www.leonberger.nl/
Mr Martin Huijnink
Ien Dalesstraat 25
5122 BX Rijen
Mrs Marianne Baatz
7207 PG Zutphen
Number of Club Members: 463
Number of puppies born 2019: 219
Estimated number of Leonbergers in the coun try: 2000
|In the year 1962 the sisters José van de Pas-Stramer and Metha Stramer went to Germany en returned with one male en two female Leonberger dogs from small villages in the near vicinity of Leonberg.
These three Leonbergers were registered in the “Nederlandse Hondenstamboek”, the Netherlands Breeding Register.
In 1963 the first litter could be registered with the Dutch Kennel Club. Two male and four female Leonberger puppies were born. The parents were Alf v.d. Achalm (Cardus v.d Muhlengrund x Daisy v.d Solitude) and Elka v Rossbach (Akbar v.d Burghalde x Dorle v Rossbach). Breeders: the ladies Van De Pas-Stramer and Stramer.
Those ladies founded the Dutch club in 1966.
The first Leonberger registered in Holland dates from june 6, 1900. This was Hector (Barry v, Muhlenbach x Diana Weijers). The breeder was A. Ras.