Leonbergse Honden Club Nederland

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Club Contact:
Mr Martin Huijnink
Timjanveld 15
NL-3124 CL Schiedam

Mw. Marianne Baatz
Loverendale 23
7207 PG Zutphen
Tel: 06-42722970

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.