Lionlike in appearance, energetic and smart, the Leonberger is a big dog with big needs.

Vital Stats

Height: 25.5 to 31.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 120 to 170 pounds
Coat: long and straight
Life span: 10 to 12 years

Summary
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. Full Leonberger profile on DogTime.com

Cold tolerance:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Energy Level:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Vigor:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
General health:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
1 out of 5 stars (1.0 / 5)
Average:
3.3 out of 5 stars (3.3 / 5)