Cesky Terrier

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The Full Cesky Terrier Description

Indicative Breed Standard

 

General Appearance

A sturdy low set dog, rather long in proportion to height.

Characteristics

Very agile working terrier, hardy and tough, plenty of stamina.

Temperament

Not aggressive, friendly and companionable.

Head and Skull

Relatively long. Skull slightly arched; slight but distinct stop. Head forms a blunt, long but not too broad triangle when viewed from above. Nostrils large. Nose black in grey-blue dogs; liver in light brown dogs.

Eyes

Medium-sized, rather deep set, friendly. In blue-grey dogs – black or brown; in light brown dogs – light to dark brown.

Ears

Medium size, triangular, high set, pendulous, carried close to cheeks.

Mouth

Perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws.

Neck

Medium long, slightly arched and powerful. Slightly loose skin at throat.

Forequarters

Muscular, well laid shoulders. Elbows free moving. Forelegs straight, strong-boned.

Body

Medium long. Level back, slight rise over the loins. Brisket more rounded than deep. Ideal chest circumference 40-45 cms (151/2-171/2 ins). Ribs well-sprung. Loins long, broad and muscular. Moderate tuck up.

Hindquarters

Strong, muscular upper thighs, short lower thighs. High set, strongly developed hock. Hind legs stand parallel.

Feet

Round, arched and well padded. Forefeet larger than hindfeet.

Tail

Long, medium set. At rest hangs with tip slightly raised. Carried slightly upwards when dog is moving.

Gait/Movement

Propulsive movement. Brisk and vigorous with plenty of drive. Parallel movement fore and aft.

Coat

Wavy with silky sheen. Clipped except on upper part of head, legs , rib cage and belly. Eyebrows prominent. Transition between clipped and unclipped must be gradual. Hair on back and neck should be no more than 1.5 cm (1/2 in) long.

Colour

Grey-blue or light brown. Yellow and grey markings allowed on cheeks, underside of muzzle, neck, breast, lower parts of legs and under tail. White collar or tail tip permissible. Skin on grey-blue dog – grey; on light brown dog – flesh coloured.

Size

Height: 28-35.5 cms (11-14 ins). Ideal weight: dogs: 8 kgs (171/2 lbs); bitches:7 kgs (151/2 lbs).

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