- Dec 4, 2019
- Dec 10, 2019
Group 8. Retrievers, spaniels and water dogs.
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With tests of working qualities.
On a photo: golden retrievers at an exhibition. Photo:
GENERAL VIEW: Harmonious, balanced, vigorous, powerful, with uniform motions strong with a kind look.
BEHAVIOUR AND TEMPERAMENT: Obedient, clever, having congenital tendency to work kind, friendly and self-assured.
HEAD: Balanced and well outlined.
CRANIAL PART: The cranium wide without roughness is well put on a neck.
Transition from a forehead to a muzzle: It is well expressed.
Nose lobe: Preferably black.
Muzzle: Massive, wide and deep. Length of shchipets is approximately equal to length of a cranial part.
Jaws and teeth: Jaws are strong, with perfect, correct and completely nozhnitseobrazny bite, i.e. upper teeth densely block the lower teeth and stand perpendicular to jaws.
EYES: Dark brown, are widely put, with a dark fringing.
EARS: Average size, are put approximately at the level of eyes.
NECK: Good length, dry and brawny.
Back: Flat line of top.
Waist: Strong, brawny, shortly brought down.
Breast: Deep in heart. Edges are deep, well svodisty.
TAIL: It is put and remains at the back level, reaches skakatelny joints, without hook on the end.
FRONT PART: Front legs direct, with good frame.
Shoulders: Equal length with shovels, extremities are well located under the case.
Lokotki: Are directed strictly back.
BACK PART: Hind legs strong and brawny.
Knees: With well expressed corners of joints.
Insteps: Short, direct at a look behind, are not twisted and are not turned out.
PAWS: Roundish, cat's.
MOVEMENTS: Powerful, with a good push. Rectilinear and correct both in front, and behind. A step wide and free, without signs of caracole of a front part.
WOOL: Direct or wavy, with well developed tows, a dense, waterproof underfur.
COLOUR: Any shade golden and red or pale-yellow, neither red, nor colors of mahogany. Some white hairs on a breast are admissible.
Height in withers: Dogs of 56 - 61 cm (22 – 24 inch.),
boughs of 51 - 56 cm (20 – 22 inch.).
DEFECTS: Any deviation from the above-stated points has to be considered as a shortcoming or defect depending on expressiveness degree.
NOTE: Dogs have to have two obviously normal testicles which are completely lowered in a scrotum.