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2017 LCA Awards

The Heinrich Essig Award:  The Heinrich Essig Award is the LCA’s highest honor.  It is named after the man that tradition holds created the Leonberger breed; Heinrich Essig, a town counselor in the town of Leonberg, Germany.  The HEA is presented … Continue reading

2016 LCA Awards

2016 LCA Awards April 29, 2016 In recognition of their contributions to the club, the following people have been selected for special recognition by the club, as follows: HEINRICH ESSIG AWARD The Heinrich Essig Award is the LCA’s highest honor. … Continue reading

2016 HEA Request for Nominations

HEINRICH ESSIG AWARDS COMMITTEE SEEKS NOMINATIONS  THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE WORKED TIRELESSLY FOR THE WELLBEING OF OUR DOGS AND OR OUR CLUB AND WE WANT TO KNOW WHO THEY ARE.  CALLING FOR NOMINATIONS for outstanding contributions … Continue reading

Call for Nominations 2015

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE LCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS If you are interested in running for the Board and/or AKC Delegate, or know someone who would make a good candidate, please submit a nomination to the Election Committee via email … Continue reading

Nominations for 2015 LCA Awards

CALLING FOR NOMINATIONS for outstanding contributions to Leonbergers, the Leonberger Club of America or other efforts worthy of note. Please see award descriptions and designate for which award you have in mind for your nomination and submit a written description … Continue reading

Constitution and ByLaws Review

NOTICE REGARDING CONSTITUTION & BYLAWS REVIEW PROJECT The Governance Committee has been working on creating a revised Constitution & Bylaws for review and eventual ratification by the membership. The most current draft of the proposal is posted on the members only … Continue reading

2014 Board of Directors Nominees

The nominees for a position on the Board of Directors 2014 are: Ginny Bartholomay Amy Garabedian Agi Hejja Aleida Rios Linda Sabastiani Rachel White Their introductory letters are now posted in the member-only portion of the Leoletter site.

AKC approves Owner-Handler Series for Specialty and Group Clubs

AKC approves Owner-Handler Series for Specialty and Group Clubs Hosted exclusively by All-Breed clubs during the first two years of its existence, the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) has now been opened to local and national Specialty clubs … Continue reading

Board elections 2014

It is that time of year again.  The LCA needs a few good men and women to serve on the Board.  It does not take too much of your time and you would be giving back to the breed we … Continue reading

Waltraut Zieher award announced

The Leonberger Health Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Waltraut Zieher Memorial International Health Award. Anita Treichler, President of the Leonberger Club of Switzerland and Mary Decher, Founder and Past President of the Leonberger Club of … Continue reading

New Board Members 2013

Introductions from your new Board members:  Glen Ferguson, Connie Kent and Michael Bloink: Our story with the Leonberger began in fairly typical fashion. Met a Leo, fell in love, had to get one. Of course, as everyone knows, “You can’t … Continue reading

AKC Breed Ranking posted

The 2012 Breed ranking are posted for Leonbergers as reported by the AKC.  LCA rankings will be forthcoming. AKC Breed Rankings

Health Improvement Strategy

Breed Health Improvement Strategy Article posted under the non-LCA publications.

2013 Grey Muzzle Award

The Leonberger Health Foundation would like to honor your 12 year old Leonberger ( or older) with the 2013 Grey Muzzle Award. We need: Full name of your dog Call name of your dog Birthdate (if still alive) Birthdate and … Continue reading

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