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.
SEVERE FAULTS : •
Brown or flesh coloured nose.
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Pink eye rims.
Undershot or overshot jaws. Tail exceeding 10 cm (4 ins). Loaded or slack shoulders. Straight shoulder placement.
Weakness at elbows, pasterns or feet.
Stiltiness of hindquarters. Bow or cow hocks. Pink or white toe nails. White or cream coat colour.
DISQUALIFYING FAULTS : •
Aggressive or overly shy temperament.
• Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities. • Docked tail. • Tan markings.
N.B : •
Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum. • Only functionally and clinically healthy dogs, with breed typical conformation, should be used for breeding.
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