FCI-Standard N°78/ 28. 11. 2003 / GB
ORIGIN : Great Britain.
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD : 29.10.2003.
UTILIZATION : Terrier.
CLASSIFICATION F.C.I. : Group 3 Terriers.
Section 1 Large- and medium sized Terriers.
Without working trial.
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GENERAL APPEARANCE : Smart, workmanlike, well-balanced and compact.
BEHAVIOUR AND TEMPERAMENT : Affectionate, obedient and easily controlled. Happy and volatile, rarely of shy nature. Game and fearless but definitely not aggressive although at all times able to hold his own when necessary
CRANIAL REGION :
Skull : Flat, of moderate width between ears.
Stop : Not too defined.
FACIAL REGION :
Nose : Black.
Muzzle : Medium length from stop to end of nose.
Jaws/Teeth : Jaws powerful, clean cut, rather deep and punishing ; strong with perfect, regular scissor bite, i. e. upper teeth closely overlapping the lower teeth and set square to the jaws.
Eyes : Small, well set in, dark, expression indicative of temperament. A round, full eye undesirable.
Ears : V-shaped, small, leathers not too thin, set on fairly high, carried forward and close to cheek.
NECK : Moderate length and thickness, slightly arched and sloping gracefully into shoulders.
Back : Short.
Loin : Strong.
Chest : Good depth and moderate width. Well ribbed up.
TAIL : Customarily docked.
Docked : Well set on. Carried erect but not curved over the back.
Undocked : Well set on. Carried erect but not curved over the back. In overall balance with the rest of dog.
FOREQUARTERS : legs straight and muscular, possessing ample bone.
Shoulders : Long, sloping and well set back.
Pasterns : Upright and powerful.
HINDQUARTERS : Strong.
Thighs : Muscular, of good length.
Hocks : Well bent, well let down and with ample bone.
FEET : Small, round and cat-like.
GAIT / MOVEMENT : Fore-and hindlegs carried straight forward and parallel. Elbows move perpendicular to body, working free of sides, stifles turning neither in nor out.
HAIR : Wiry, hard, very close and abundant. Single coat undesirable.
COLOUR : Black and tan for preference, or black grizzle and tan, free from black pencilling on toes. Black below hocks most undesirable.
SIZE : Height at shoulders not exceeding 39 cm (15 ½ ins.).
Weight : 9-9,5 kg (20-21 lbs).
FAULTS : Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
N.B. : Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.
This amended breed standard will become effective from April 2004.
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Original of Wales, from which it has
taken the name, the Welsh terrier a dog from job adapted for the
hunting in lair to the animals considers you injurious, which the
vixen the faina the donnola etc; equipped to fatigue strength and
much courage, its essentially peasant character. However adapted
well to the life in family, to which it is become attached in
extraordinary way, loving to play with the children, with which it
establishes endured a sincere and long-lasting relationship of sure
THE ORIGINS It seems that this
dog is the direct descendant dellantico Black and tan terrier and
that, subsequently, has been ingentilito a po in the shapes with
laccoppiamento of others breeds (terrier) and that it has contributed
then, in its turn, to the birth of the Fox to rough hair. Ancient
origins therefore much. However the constitution of the club of the
Welsh terrier in Wales, it was only reached in 1885. As soon as a
year after segu the official acknowledgment of the race from part of
the Kennel English club. From this terrier from job a lot is then
diffused quickly, before in Europe and then in the other continents,
riscuotendo succeeding that still today always in increasing phase.
In Italy between the breeds terrier devout asserted and are not rare
the Welsh of Italian breeding that they turn out vincitori in devout
the important European exposures canine, to demonstration of the
seriet and dellimpegno that the breeders of our country
Height. weight. The maximum Height: 39,5 cm. Medium weight: from 9 to 9,5 kg.
Head. Black Tartufo. Snout enough
along. Powerful jaws. Set of teeth to scissor. Little obvious Stop.
Flat, rather wide skull between the orecchie.
Eyes. Small, of dark color.
Orecchie. To shape of V, small, placed
high, capacities in ahead adherent to cheeks.
Neck. Of medium length, leggermente
Front limbs. Oblique shoulders, very
reductions. Straight and muscolosi limbs, with strong skeleton.
Metacarpi straight and powerful.
Body. Thorax very cerchiato, moderately
along. Short, straight back. Sturdy kidney.
Posterior limbs. Sturdy, with muscolose
and enough long thighs. Garretti very angled and very reductions,
with good skeleton.
Feet. Round small and.
Tail. Very inserted, not too much high
Mantle. Rough, hard hair, much driven
in and abundant. Color: black focato or focato black gray.