• Dec 11, 2019

Standard of breed Bern sheep-dog (Bern sennenhund) of FCI No. 45 (19.03.1993)

Sentry, skotogonny, partner
Group 2. Pinschers and schnauzers – Dogoobraznye – the Swiss sheep-dogs
Section 3. Swiss sheep-dogs.
Without tests of working qualities.
Bern Sennenhund of a Photo
On a photo: Bern sennenhund
BRIEF HISTORICAL INFORMATION: The Bern sheep-dog — a farmer dog with patrimonial roots who was used as security and draft and also for maintenance of cattle in the Alpine foothills and vicinities of Bern. Originally it was called Dyurbakhler by the name of the small village of Dyurbakh near Riggisberg where this long-haired three-colored farmer dog was especially highly appreciated. In 1902, 1904 and 1907 representatives of this breed were exposed at exhibitions of dogs. In 1907 several manufacturers from the region of Burgdorf decided to support thoroughbred cultivation of this native dog, having founded the Swiss Dyurbakh-club and having defined characteristics of breed in the first standard. In 1910 by the invitation of Dyurbakh-club farmers showed already 107 individuals. From that day this progressing dog renamed into the Bern sheep-dog (by an example of other breeds of the Swiss sheep-dogs), became known across all Switzerland and the Southern Germany soon. Today the Bern sheep-dog is well-known and is highly appreciated worldwide as the partner and a dog for all family, thanks to the remarkable three-colored shirt and broad applicability.
GENERAL VIEW: The long-haired three-colored working dog is higher of average height, massive addition, however mobile well balanced in all статях.
IMPORTANT RATIOS: Rather not stretched.
Slanting length of a trunk: height in withers = 10:9.
BEHAVIOUR AND TEMPERAMENT: Self-assured, attentive, vigilant, fearless in situations of everyday life, good-natured and devoted to close people, it is friendly with strangers of normal temperament and obedient.
HEAD: Massive. A cranium at survey in front and in a profile very slightly roundish. Transition from a forehead to a muzzle well is defined, without being too pronounced. The frontal furrow is slightly designated.
nose Lobe: Black.
Muzzle: Massive, average length nose back straight line.
of the Lip: Not pererazvita well adjoin to jaws with black pigmentation.
of the Jaw and teeth: Jaws are strong, a full tooth formula a nozhnitseobrazny bite.
of an EYE: Dark brown, almond-shaped, with well adjacent centuries.
EARS: Triangular shape, slightly roundish on the ends, are highly put, the average size, at rest hang, plainly adjoining to the head.
NECK: Strong, brawny, average length.
BLOCK: Compact and massive.
Breast: The wide and deep, reaching lokotok front part of a breast is well developed thorax section in the form of a wide oval.
Back: Strong, direct, equal.
Waist: Wide and strong.
of Grain: Slightly roundish.
Stomach: It is not picked up.
Tail: Fluffy, reaching, at least, skakatelny joints keeps a log at rest in the movement — at the level of a back or it is insignificant above.
FRONT PART: Front legs are put quite widely, direct and parallel.
Shoulders: Shovels are long, strong and slanting, form not too open corner with a humeral bone, are well attached to a breast, brawny.
: Almost steep, strong.
of the Paw: Short, roundish and in a lump well svodisty fingers.
BACK PART: At survey behind back extremities direct and not a really narrow postav skakatelny joints and paws are not turned neither inside, nor outside. Pribyly fingers are removed.
Hips: Quite long, strong, wide and brawny, with good knee corners.
Skakatelny joints: Strong, with well expressed corners of joints.
of the MOVEMENT: Healthy and harmonious movements on all paces, cover the big area a free wide step of front extremities, with a strong push back on a lynx, being removed and coming nearer, legs move directly and in parallel.
WOOL: Long, smooth or slightly wavy.
COLOUR: Jet-black, with saturated burn marks on cheekbones, over eyes, on all four legs and on a breast and with the following white marks:
are accurate white symmetric marks on the head:
— a protorank which reaches for a nose lobe on both sides of a muzzle of a protorank should not reach burn marks over eyes, and white on a muzzle should not come for mouth corners,
is moderately large, not divided white marks on a throat and a breast,
— are desirable: white paws,
white tip of a tail,
— are tolerant: a small white mark on a nape,
small white anal mark.

GROWTH of the Bern sennenhund: Dogs of 64 - 70 cm in withers, ideal height are 66 – 68 cm
Boughs of 58 - 66 cm in withers, ideal height is 60 – 63 cm

DEFECTS: Any deviation from the above-stated points has to be considered as a shortcoming or defect depending on expressiveness degree.
is Light frame.
is Having a snack or недокус.
is Lack of teeth, except one or two the M3 (the third painter) is not considered by P1 (the first премоляр).
is Entropy, an ektropiya.
is the Weak back, a vysokozadost, the falling line of top.
is the Twirled tail, a thickening or a break of a tail.
is Clearly curly wool.
are Defects of a color:
is absence white on the head,
— a protorank too large and/or white mark on a muzzle obviously comes for mouth corners,
is a large white mark on a nape,
is a white collar,
— white marks on front legs obviously stretch above the middle of a pyasta,
is the evident asymmetry of white marks on the head and a breast,
is black specks on a white breast,
is specks on white marks,
is black wool with a shade of a burina or reddishness,
is indecisive behavior, aggression.

is the Doubled nose lobe.
are Blue eyes, partially or completely.
is Short wool, shpitsepodobny wool.
is Not the three-colored shirt.
is Not black primary color.

NOTE: Dogs have to have two obviously normal testicles which are completely lowered in a scrotum.

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