||Medium sized, almond shaped, not prominent nor sunken, well set in (not showing haw); alert, kind expession. Dark hazel. Light eyes undesirable. |
|EARS ||Lobular, good length and width, fairly close to head, set in line with eye. Nicely feathered. |
|MOUTH ||Jaws strong, with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, ie. Upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws. |
|NECK ||Good Length, strong and muscular, free from throatiness, slightly arched, tapering towards the head.
|FOREQUARTERS ||Forelegs straight and well boned. Shoulders sloping and well laid. Elbows set well to body. Strong, flexible pasterns. |
|BODY ||Strong, neither too long, nor too short. Chest deep, well developed. Well sprung ribs. Loin muscular, strong with slight arch and well coupled. |
|HINDQUARTERS ||Hindlegs well let down. Stifles and hocks moderately bent. thights broad, muscular, well developed. Coarse hocks undesirable. |
|FEET ||Tight, compact, well rounded, with strong full pads. |
TAIL ||Set low, never carried above level of back. Well feathered with lively action. Customarily docked.
Docked: Set low, never carried above level of back. Well feathered with lively action.
Undocked: Set low, never carried above level of back. Well feathered with lively action . In balance with rest of dog. |