' Rocky & Tarnisha'|
Aust Ch Farnsmere Colorado (owned by M Ison) &
daughter Braydnvale Fire Dancer
graceful and well balanced, with gentle expression
affectionate, absolutely fearless
friendly, non-aggressive, no tendency towards nervousness
HEAD AND SKULL:
Skull almost flat between the ears. Stop shallow. Length from base of stop
to tip of nose about 3.75cms. Nostrils black and well developed without flesh
marks, muzzle well tapered. Lips well developed but not pendulous.
Face well filled below eyes. Any tendency to snipiness undesirable
Large, dark, round but not prominent, spaced well apart
Long, set hight,
with plenty of feather
Jaws strong, with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, ie the upper
teeth closely overlapping the lower teeth and set square to the jaws.
Moderate length, slightly arched
Chest moderate, shoulders well laid back, straight legs, moderately boned
Short Coupled with
good spring of rib. Level back
Legs with moderate bone, well turned stifle - no tendency to cow or sickle hocks
Compact, cushioned and well feathered
Length of tail in balance with body, well set on, carried happily but never much
above the level of the back. Docking optional. If docked, no more than one
third to be removed
GAIT / MOVEMENT:
moving and elegant in action, plenty of drive from behind. Fore and hind
legs move parallel when viewed from in front and behind.
Long, silky, free from curl. Slight wave permissible. Plenty of
feathering. Totally free from trimming
Recognised Colours Are:
BLACK AND TAN: Raven black with tan markings above the eyes, on cheeks,
inside ears, on chest and legs and underside of tail. Tan should be
bright. White marks undesirable.
RUBY: Wholecoloured rich red.
White markings undesirable.
BLENHEIM: Rich chestnut markings well
broken up on pearly white background. Markings evenly divided on the head,
leaving room for the much valued lozenge mark or spot (a unique characteristic
of the breed).
TRICOLOUR: Black and white well spaced and broken up
with tan markings over eyes, cheeks, inside ears, inside legs and underside of
tail. Any other colour or combination of colours most undesirable.
Weight: 5.4 - 8.1
kilos (12 - 18 Pounds). A small well balanced dog well within these
Any departure from
the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which
the fault should be regarded in the exact proportion to its degree
NOTE: Male animals should have two
apparently normal testicles fully descended into the the scrotum
Greatest Love Of All – Whitney Houston
© Braydnvale Cavaliers 2004