The Worldwide Independent Leonberger Database has added a new way for breeders and owners to update their Leonberger Litter Details on the database.
Litters can now be notified directly to the database using a new form. The form will check the parent names are correct and makes checking the data much easier for the administrators.
You can notify new litters to the Database here .... litter.leonome.org/
Osteosarcoma, the major form of bone cancer in dogs, is a significant life-limiting disease in Leonbergers. Yet, little to nothing is known of the genetic basis for this devastating disease.
The Universities of Minnesota, Bern and Uppsala, and the Broad Institute (USA), with support from the world-wide Leonberger community, conducted a long-term study to increase our knowledge of the genetic factors that contribute to the development of osteosarcoma in Leonberger dogs.
You can read the full report HERE