Welcome to the “Maryland Leonberger Rescue” page here at Local Dog Rescues! Thanks for stopping by! If you are a first time visitor, then congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! Your are about to improve (and potentially save!) the life of one lucky pup, as well as to immeasurable improve your own happiness! Every state page here on Local Dog Rescues contains a complete list of all the local rescue organizations that we have identified in each state. You will be able to see all their current contact information, as well as a link to their website, so you can check and see what dogs they currently have available for adoption. We provide all this information to help you identify ALL the available dogs for rescue near you, so you can find your perfect pup.
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The Leonberger is originally from Germany and is a cross between the Newfoundland, the Saint Bernard, and the Great Pyrenees. Though large and intimidating looking, the Leonberger is actually a family-oriented breed. Their size, deep bark, and lion-like looks make them a wonderful watchdog, though. Leonbergers need early training and socialization. Without that, they tend to be mischievous or destructive. Leonbergers get along well with other dogs as well as other species like cats and horses. They do not do well around small children due to their massive size but will get along well with them while supervised. The Leonberger is an energetic breed and does need quite a bit of exercise and their need to be around people makes them prime candidates for separation anxiety. However, the Leonberger does make a lovely and loyal companion.
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If you can't find the right Leonberger Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.
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Leonberger Rescues in Maryland
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- To find additional Leonberger dogs available for adoption check: Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, or Delaware.
- Or check out the complete list of all Leonberger Rescues in the USA!
- Find rescues groups dedicated to other dog breeds in Maryland: Big Dog Rescues, Small Dog Rescues, Rat Terrier, Aussiedoodle, or Dalmatian.
- Are you a Rescue Group who isn't listed? Click Here to add your information!
We sincerely hope that this site will help you find the perfect dog to rescue near you. However, please keep in mind that while we have the utmost trust in every organization listed here, we cannot personally vouch for any individual group we have listed, or for the experience you will have with a dog you adopt from them. We strongly encourage you to research each organizations independently before deciding the adopt from them, as well as thoroughly preparing yourself, your family, and your home for the arrival of your new dog.