• Jan 17, 2019

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The description of a greykhaund is reflected in the official standard of breed.

Description of a greykhaund and FCI No. 158 standard (03.06.1998)

ORIGIN

Great Britain

APPLICATION

Fleet

FCI CLASSIFICATION

Group 10. Borzois.
Section 3. Short-haired borzois.

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Without tests of working qualities.

 Couple of greykhaund run on photo sand

On a photo: greykhaunda. Photo: maxpixel.net

GENERAL VIEW. Strong, a big format, muscular power and the symmetric building, the head and a neck extended, very highly put faultlessly slanting shoulders, a deep breast, a spacious block, a svodisty waist, the powerful back, healthy legs and paws and flexibility of all members — all this emphasizes special type and properties of a greykhaund in noticeable degree.

BEHAVIOUR AND TEMPERAMENT. Having surprising firmness and endurance. Clever, mild, affectionate and balanced.

HEAD. Extended, moderately wide.

CRANIUM. Flat skull. Transition from a forehead to a muzzle: Weak.

FRONT PART. Muzzle: Jaws powerful are also well outlined.

Jaws and teeth: Jaws are strong, with perfect, correct and completely nozhnitseobrazny bite, i.e. upper teeth densely block lower and stand perpendicular to jaws.

EYES. Bright, clever, oval and in a slanting section. Preferably dark.

EARS. are small, raised on a cartilage, a thin cloth.

NECK. Long and brawny, elegantly convex, well enters shoulders.

BLOCK. A back (from withers to jobbers): Quite long, wide and rectangular.

Waist: Powerful, slightly convex.

Breast: Deep and spacious, providing the corresponding space for heart. Edges are deep, well svodisty and are taken away back.

Groin: With the expressed blasting.

TAIL. Long, it is put quite low, strong in the basis, narrowed by the end, keeps low, it is slightly bent.

EXTREMITIES:

FRONT PART. Front legs long and direct, bony. Elbows, pyast and fingers do not deviate neither inside, nor outside.

Shoulders: Slanting, are well delayed back, brawny without load, narrow and are accurately outlined above.

Lokotki: Not connected are also well put under shoulders. Pyasti: Average length, slightly elastic.

BACK PART. A block with back extremities large-size and well balanced, lands allow to occupy in a rack the big space.

Hips and shins: Wide and brawny, showing huge driving force. Knees: Are well bent.

Insteps: Short, are not rejected neither inside, nor outside.

PAWS of Average length, in a lump, well svodisty fingers and strong small pillows.

MOVEMENTS Rectilinear, creeping, free, wide, giving the chance to move at a huge speed. Hind legs are brought under a block to make a strong push.

SHIRT: WOOL. Thin and dense.

COLOUR. Black, white, red, blue, murugy, pale-yellow, tiger or skewbald or spotty with any of these flowers.

GROWTH of a greykhaund. Ideal height in withers: dogs of 71 - 76 cm (28 – 30 inches), boughs of 68 - 71 cm (27 – 28 inches).

DEFECTS Any deviation from the above-stated points has to be regarded as a shortcoming or defect depending on expressiveness degree.

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

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