Athletic, temprament-full but stable big dog.



He is self-assured & observant, social. (restraint towards stranger is accepted with fast restore)



Scott - Standard (ranker) & Johnson - Bully (coarse, muscular powerful appearance)



completely white, or any color pattern red, brown, brindle allowed, at least 10% white



shorter than 2.5 cm, soft to sticky



Standard, box-shaped, less pronounced stopper and wrinkles, flat head Bully, almost square head, clear stop, short checkered nose



Almond shaped, as far as the nose width apart.



standard, 30 to 40% head length / Bully 25 to 35% head length Less desired errors, small errors: - blue eye, lack of pigment around the eyes or pigmentless iris - miss up to 10% on the nose - docked ears - center feet turned in or out - tail set too low - non-descended testicles - shy - anxious


Less desirable mistakes, small mistakes:

- Merle, blue, black or these shapes into brindle

- black eye, lack of pigment around the eyes or depigmented iris

- up to 10% missing on the nose

- cropped ears - pasterns turned in or out

- tail set too low

- undescended testicles

- shy

- anxious

Major mistakes:
- terrier head (at standard) overly narrow head

- overshot (too long upper jaw) clearly visible difference in jaws

- bulging eyes (frog eyes)

- drooping eyelids

- excessively narrow snout

- pink or multicolored nose (dudly nose)

- missing more than 10% pigment on the nose

- scissor bite or pincer bite

- floppy ears

- elbows out

- weak on wrists

- the angle of the hock joint too large (too deep angulation)

- the angulation too sharp (too steep hindquarters)

- Cow-hocked, x or o-boned.

- carp back – sagging back

- kinked tail

- spread toes

- tail in complete circle

- limp or wobbly gait

- visible lack of mass/muscle

- an improperly packed, low-lying sternum

- underdeveloped tail, broken, bent sideways or twisted (kinked tail) tail

Disc Qualifications:
- exhibit less acceptable stable character traits (not recovering quickly enough, e.g. when shy)

- hair longer than 2.5 cm or fluffy

- Double blue eyes or eyes lacking pigment in both irises

- entropion = eyelid curled inward, over cornea ectropion = eyelid outwards (too large, too heavy), through which conjunctiva is visible

- cross-eyed

- canines and/or incisors visible when the mouth is closed.

- twisted/crooked beak or wry jaw

- due to sagging wrists (recognizable by a bulge on the front shin).

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