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FCI-Standard N° 122 / 29. 01. 1999 / GB


ORIGIN : Great Britain.


UTILIZATION :                        Retriever.

CLASSIFICATION F.C.I. :      Group      8  Retrievers, Flushing Dogs,Water Dogs.
                                                    Section    1   Retrievers.
                                                    With working trial.


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GENERAL APPEARANCE : Strongly built, short-coupled, very active; broad in skull; broad and deep through chest and ribs; broad and strong over loins and hindquarters.

BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT : Good-tempered, very agile.  Excellent nose, soft mouth; keen lover of water.  Adaptable, devoted companion.  Intelligent, keen and biddable, with a strong will to please.  Kindly nature, with no trace of aggression or undue shyness.


Skull : Broad.  Clean-cut without fleshy cheeks.
Stop : Defined.

Nose : Wide, nostrils well developed.
Muzzle : Powerful, not snipey.
Jaws/Teeth : Jaws of medium length, jaws and teeth strong with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws.
Eyes : Medium size, expressing intelligence and good temper; brown or hazel.
Ears : Not large or heavy, hanging close to head and set rather far back.

NECK : Clean, strong, powerful, set into well placed shoulders.

Back  : Level topline.
Loins : Wide, short-coupled and strong.
Chest : Of good width and depth, with well sprung barrel ribs.

TAIL : Distinctive feature, very thick towards the base, gradually tapering towards tip, medium length, free from feathering, but clothed thickly all round with short, thick, dense coat, thus giving « rounded » appearance described as « Otter » tail.  May be carried gaily, but should not curl over back.


FOREQUARTERS : Forelegs well boned and straight from elbow to ground when viewed from either front or side.
Shoulders : Long and sloping.

HINDQUARTERS : Well developed, not sloping to tail.
Stifle : Well turned.
Hocks : well let down.  Cowhocks highly undesirable.

FEET : Round, compact; well-arched toes and well developed pads.


GAIT / MOVEMENT : Free, covering adequate ground; straight and true in front and rear.


HAIR : Distinctive feature, short, dense, without wave or feathering, giving fairly hard feel to the touch; weather-resistant undercoat.

COLOUR : Wholly black, yellow or liver/chocolate.  Yellows range from light cream to red fox.  Small white spot on chest permissible.

Ideal height at withers : dogs                 56-57 cm                         (  22 - 22,5 ins);
                                    bitches             54-56 cm                         ( 21,5 - 22 ins).

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.

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origine:Gran Bretagna

General aspect

Optimal dog from bringing back, much agile one, from the optimal one olfatto, taken soft and the much lover of the water Dalla sturdy structure and of average taglia;largo of skull, with lombo short, very lowered the chest, wide and vigorous the posterior train.

Ransom :MASCHI, ideal 56-57;femmine 54-56 cm


in photo TOBIA of Totore

Much intelligent one, available and docile Ottimo similar of life, never aggressive and always ubbidiente.Per its character a lot used for pet terapy but also like dog from rescue in water and dog anti the mine and for the search of dispersed persons


Hair short a lot folto and rough to the tact, possesses a dense abundant and sottopelo that they nearly defend it from the low temperatures and the inclemencies rendering it impermeable.

The color must completely be black, yellow or brown (chocolate, fegato).Il yellow pu to go from the yellow to the red cream:ammissibile but not appreciated one macchiolina white woman on the chest.


Stop emphasized on a wide skull with vigorous cheeks not cariche.Mascelle of medium wide length Tartufo with narici very developed.

Eyes of medium brown largeness color, brown, from the tender and good expression.

Ears of medium dimensions of heavy of great they fall back against the head and they are inserted GO BACK TO LIST

Teeth with perfect regular closing to scissor:

Neck powerful clean and solid inserted on shoulders a lot very set up


FRONT rights from the elbow to earth and of good skeleton.

POSTERIOR very constructed with grassella very angolata;garretti correctly it lowers to you.

feet Round with bearings very it develops to you

Tobia the labrador of Totore


Chest wide and very lowered with ribs very you try.

Back with the horizontal dorsal line, wide kidney short and strongly.

Tail stocky much large one to the root is lost weight towards the tip, never must be lacking in frange:pu being straight capacity but ricurva on the back



General aspect Of sturdy and compact constitution, much assets. The wide skull. The chest and the cost one are wide and deep. The kidneys and the posterior train are wide and powerful. The short and driven in, rather rough hair to the tact, the sottopelo resistant and impermeable.
Characteristics Good agile character and much, fiuto excellent one, soft mouth. Great passion for the water. Faithful, adaptable companion to every circumstance.
Temperament Intelligent, esuberante and docile, he does not ask that to feel sorry. Friendly nature, without some trace of aggressivit; afraid being does not have however.
Head and skull Wide skull; stop very marked. Head very modeled, without carnose cheeks. Jaws of medium length, powerful. Wide Tartufo, the narici very developed.
Eyes Of medium dimensions, that they express intelligence and the good character. Brown or nocciola color
Earse N large n weighted down, adherent to the head with rather rear junction.
Jaws The jaws and the teeth are strong and introduce a perfect, regular scissor articulation and complete, mean to us that I recorded to you advanced cover those inferiors in a tight contact.
Neck Design, powerful and clearly solid, than diparte from the shoulders very placed.
Front limbs Long and oblique shoulders. Straight front limbs of good skeleton and from the elbow to the ground, are seen of profile forehead that.
Body Wide chest and very come down with ribs in full chest. The horizontal advanced line. The wide, short and powerful kidneys.
Posterior limbs Very it develops to you without inclinations towards the tail. Ginocchi very flessi. Garretti very develops and perpendicular to the ground.
Legs Round and compact, fingers very arch and bearings a lot develops to you.
Tail Characteristic element of the race; much thick one to the junction losing weight itself progressively towards the estremit. Of medium length, it deprives of frange but covered entire from a hair short, often, dense that gives the appearance of rotondit said "otter tail". Pu to be capacity gladly but does not have incurvar towards the back.
Sailing point - Movement Sailing point melted with falcate long. The front and posterior limbs are moved on a flat parallel to the axis of the body.
Hair The hair an other characteristic element of the Labrador. Short E' and often, without undulations frangiato some. To the tact a po' rough, the sottopelo resistant to the inclemencies.
Color Black, completely yellow or brown (liver-chocolate). The yellow goes from one tonalit cream to the rossiccio (of the vixen). One small spot white woman on the admitted chest.
Ransom Ideal Height from 56 to 57 cm for the male, from 54 to 56 for the female
DEFECTS Every discrepancy that it precedes to us comes considered like penalized defect and verr in function of its importance
N.B. The males must very have two testicoli normal reductions and of appearance.