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Krefeld, Germany, 20 December 2019

 All the best for the Christmas Season and turn of the year, 

Dear members of the „International Union“, dear friends,

It is a special pleasure for me to greet the Leonberger family worldwide and to convey to you, on behalf of the Executive Board of the International Leonberger Union, best wishes for a Merry Christmas and for a happy New Year 2020.

May the Advent and Christmas days give you and your families new strength and confidence for the year 2020, for which I wish you all the best, most of all health and happiness! 

For the Executive Board of the International Union


Willi Güllix, President 

Breda, the Netherlands, 24 November 2019

Special molosser and mountain dog show "Dogachtigen Show".
Kennel Hescos Leo's 3rd place breeders group.

Baku, Azerbaijan, 15-17 November 2019

Baku, Azerbaijan, 15.11.2019
International Dog Show "Caspian Sea Winner 2019" day 1
YEN - Lempileijonan Veljeni Leijonamieli - BOB, BIG 1, BIS 1
Judge Rui Oliveira(Portugal), Astrid Lundava(Estonia)
Owner Natalia Lazareva, breeder Anni Lahti, handler Anna Petrova 

Baku, Azerbaijan, 16.11.2019
International Dog Show "Caspian Sea Winner 2019" day 2
YEN - Lempileijonan Veljeni Leijonamieli - BOB, BIG 1, BIS 1
Judge Arne Foss(Norway), Astrid Lundava (Estonia)
Owner Natalia Lazareva, breeder Anni Lahti, handler Anna Petrova 

Baku, Azerbaijan, 17.11.2019 International Dog Show "Caspian Sea Winner 2019" day 3
YEN - Lempileijonan Veljeni Leijonamieli - BOB, BIG 1, BIS 1
Judge Rui Oliveira(Portugal), Arne Foss (Norway), Astrid Lundava (Estonia)
Owner Natalia Lazareva, breeder Anni Lahti, handler Anna Petrova 

Vertojba, Slovenia, 9th November 2019

At the Moloss and Big Dogs 2019 Club Show  the Leonberger Rua Soleil Etoile de l’Olmo (“Stella”),
breeder Natalia Romanova, owner Guido Perosino, got the CAC and BOB with the Judge Alessandro Zeppi
and later the Best In Show from the Dutch Judge Peter Van Montfoort.
Second best the Newfoundland New Angels PS at Starry Town. “Stella” with 3 CAC won also the title of
Slovenian Beauty Champion.

Dublin, Ireland, 26th Ocotber 2019

Bullbreeds Championship Show
Int Ch Ir Ch UK Ch Lempileijonan Musta Kuullaan @ Hillhaven Jun Ch CJW 18 CW’19 Jun WW ’18 “Agro”
Group 2nd.  

Breeder Anni Lahti (Fin) Breed Judge Mrs J Collie -Ireland Group 2 Judge Mr C Birk - Denmark  
Owner/Handler  Mandy Moore

12 October 2019
Vetsuisse Bern offers on its order form a genetic test for sand coat color.
Sand coat color is an officially allowed coat color for Leonbergers.
There is no reason to exclude sand coloured Leonbergers from breeding.

14 September 2019 Serpukhov, Moscow Region, Russia

International Dog Show
 Judge in breed Avi MALLACH (Israel).
YEN (Lempileijonan Veljeni Leijonamieli)  
Judge in best ring Sylviane TOMPOUSKY (France)
 Owner Natalia Lazareva,  breeder Anni Lahti,
handler Anna Petrova.

otterdam, Netherlands, 24 August 2019

Rosaceae Gymnocladus BIG 3
Judge Peter van Montfoort.
Owners Henk & Yvonne van Lobenstein

Innsbruck, Austria, 18 August 2019

 At the International / Alpensieger show Beryll Löwe von Baden
won J-CAC, J-BOB, BOB and Junior BIS 3 at her second exhibition.
Judged by Mrs Gabriela Höllbacher for the breed and Mr. Branislav Rajic for Junior BIS  
Bred and handled by the co-owner Nathalie Ihle   

Kaliningrad, Russia, 28 July 2019

Yen - Lempileijonan Veljeni Leijonamieli won BOB, CACIB and BEST IN GROUP 2 Breed judge Eugeny Kuplyauskas (Russia), group judge Matejevic Nenad (Serbia) Owner Natalia Lazareva, Breeder Anni Lahti, handler Anna Petrova

Wels, Austria, 14 June 2019

14.06.2019 Austrian Winner
Rua Soleil Adonis Gold of Primavera (Rua Soleil Formidable Gatsby x Jadore-Bailoo de la Legende du Chene) -
BIS-1 junior
Owner S. Borodina & N. Romanova, Breeder N. Romanova

Leonberg, Germany, 20 June 2019

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Three Countries Championship Dog Show, UK, 7 June 2019 
*MISHA* Amicus Leo vom Zarendorf Dear Best of Breed ,WinnerThree Countries Championship Show
under honorable judge Mr Keith Baidwin BEST IN Working GROUP ! Group judge - Mr Richard Kinsey
Breeder A.Mikhaleva, ownerA.V Mikhaleva.  Handler Marianna Guseva

Venray, the Netherlands, 10 June 2019


Rosaceae Gymnocladus CAC/CACIB, BOB-, BIG1, BIS3.
Judges A. Polgar and R. Vesic.
Breeder/owner Yvonne van Lobenestein

s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands, 26 May 2019

International dog show Oss, Rosaceae Gymnocladus CAC/CACIB/BOB/BIG4
Judge Mrs.  M.Mulcahy (IRL), group judge Mr. F.Cochetti (IT)
 Owner: Y & H van Lobenstein

Valladolid (Spain), 23 February 2019  

XXXIX National Dog Show Valladolid 2019 Blossom León del Jóbalo,
became Best Female and BOB (judge Mr. Manuel Ramirez)
and finally Best of Group FCI (judge Mr. Antonio Rojo).
 Owner and Breeder: Luis Alfonso Ramos Santamaría

Goes, the Netherlands, 20 April 2019

33d international Dog Show Goes (NL)
Judge Jan Liet  Rosaceae Gymnocladus 3d Best in Group
Owner/breeder yvonne van Lobenstein

Zwolle, the Netherlands, 7 April 2019

One and Only of the Leonhuuske  was best Minor puppy.
And in the main ring 3rd best Minor Puppy in Show
Judge was Mr. John Wauben and in the ring of honour Mrs.J. Nijhuis.

Zwolle, the Netherlands, 6 April 2019

Rosaceae Melocactus became best veteran and 3rd Best Veteran in Show.
Judge was Mr. Jan Counotte (B) and in the main ring Mrs. M. Blala (AT)

Malmoe, Sweden, 30 March 2019

BOB, CACIB and BEST IN GROUP-1 Namupalan Bling Smack Chap
 Breed judge Johan Andersson, SE Group judge Olga Grin, RU
Owner and handler Jessika Junehall, SE Breeder Satu Korkeakallio, FI

Hazerswoude, the Netherlands, 23 March 2019

International Dog Show K.V. Rijnland.
Leo Atalanta Agrias was 3d Best Minor Puppy in Show.
Owner M. Rotteveel-v.d. Meulen.


Vilnius, Lithuania, 9 March 2019

YEN - Lempileijonan Veljeni Leijonamieli
09.03.2019 judge Andrey Kisliakov (BY) in breed and Cristian Vantu (RO) in group:
YEN won BOB and

He became the Lithuanian Winner 2019!
Owner Natalia Lazareva, Breeder Anni Lahti, Handler Anna Petrova

Vilnius, Lithuania, 8 March 2019


Yen - Lempileijonan Veljeni Leijonamieli showed his the best!
judge Svetlana Postarnakova(LT) in breed and in group, judge Andrey Kisliakov (BY) in BIS: Y
en won BOB and BEST IN GROUP 1 and BEST IN SHOW 1
Owner Natalia Lazareva, Breeder Anni Lahti, Handler Anna Petrova

St Petersburg, Russia, 3d March 2019


IDS-CACIB, St.Petersburg, Russia    
Jozefina Leo Vom Zarendorf ,4 months   Best Baby,   BEST BABY IN GROUP -1    
Group judge   Pedro Sanches Delerue (PT)   Breed Judge   - Николай Седых (RU)
our huge thanks to Leohandler Marianna Guseva owner: Ulojenko Nataliya , breeder: Anna Mikhaleva 

Groningen, the Netherlands, 2 March 2019

Rosaceeën Jubata (A. Schilder), BNL-Youth Winner: Youth CAC,
3d Best Youth in Show.

Joensuu, Finland, 2d March 2019

At the Int.Dog Show "Winter-Karelia 2019" Joensuu, Finland (CACIB, FCI) CH SULANDI AIN'T SHE SWEET
became Best Female and Best of Breed with CACIB & CAC and got new title FINNISH CHAMPION! 
Finally she won BEST IN GROUP!! 
Judge Igoris Zizevskis(Lithuania). Handled by Olga Ivkuchova. 
Breeders – Mrs Diane Whan & Miss Lauren Whan, owner – Yulia Tsybulnikova

Nitra, Slovakia, 27th January 2019

2019  Nitra. International Dog Show. Slovakia
Breed Judge Tibor Havelka(SK), Group judge Igor Vyguzov(ME)
Yen -Lempileijonan Veljeni Leijonamieli (Leokings Lionheart x Lempileijonan Yks Cuklaacilma)
won Champion class, BOB and BEST IN GROUP!
Owner Natalia Lazareva Breeder Anni Lahti Handler Anna Petrova

Porto, Portugal, 13th January 2019

89th Norte International Dog Show - PORTO - PORTUGAL    
Honorable Judge Maria Amélia Taʙorda
Breeder B.K.Kaskov, owner A.V Mikhaleva, Handler Marianna Guseva

Porto, Portugal, 12th January 2019

12.01.2019  International Dog Show Portugal 
*MISHKA*Amicus Leo vom Zarendorf - won BEST OF BREED with CACIB, !!  BEST  IN GROUP  1 !!  
Latin Winner. Champion of Portugal. thanks a lot to honorable  judge 
owner: Anna Mikhaleva , breeder: Anna Mikhaleva     
Special thanks to the wonderful Leohandler Marianna Guseva

Gothenburg, Sweden, 6th January 2019

January 6th Gothenburg International Show 4203 entered dogs
 Namupalan Bling Smack Chap BOB and BIG-4
Breed judge Malgorza Supronowicz, PO Group judge Elina Haapaniemi, FI

Gothenburg, Sweden, 5th January 2019

January 5th Gothenburg Nordic Show 4222 entered dogs
 Namupalan Bling Smack Chap BOB and BIG-2 µ
Breed judge Ann-Christin Johansson, SE Group judge Fabrizio La Rocca, IT

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