Caucasian Shepherd Dog Height

Caucasian shepherd dog height - PASTOR CAUCASUS (Kavkazskaïa Ovtcharka, Caucasian Shepherd Dog).









Origin: Russia

General Appearance: The Caucasian shepherd dogs are above average size and large; its constitution is robust even coarse. By nature, they attack strangers and suspicious of them. These features must be added the endurance, lack of demands and ease of adaptation to varied thermal and climatic conditions, allowing use in almost all regions of Russia, caucasian shepherd dog height.

The principal regions of penetration of the Sheepdogs Caucasus are the republics of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, the autonomous republics of Kabardino-Balkarie, caucasian shepherd dog height, the Daghestan and Kalmoukie, and regions of the steppes of the North Caucasus and around Astrakhan.

In regions of the Transcaucasus the dogs are more solid type, whereas in the steppes regions are lighter, higher and often have shorter hair.

Temperament and Behavior: A dog that shows great vigor; It is strong, balanced and calm, caucasian shepherd dog height. Defense reactions that occur in active form, are well developed. The aggressiveness and distrust towards strangers are characteristic.

Constitution: up rough Robusta; solid bones and strong muscles. The skin is thick but elastic.

Index bones: (Withers: Perimeter carpi):
In males it is 21 to 22; in females it is 20 to 22.

Index dimensions:

Length of body: Height at the withers: 102-108.

Sexual type: Well marked. The males are stronger and more massive. Females are a little smaller and a little lighter constitution.

Head:

Cranial region is solid, with a wide cranial cavity and highly developed zygomatic arches. The forehead is broad, flat, divided into two halves by a slight furrow.

Naso-frontal depression: is not clearly marked.

Facial region:

Nose: strong, broad and black. In white and pale straw dogs it accepted that the truffle is brown.

Muzzle: shorter than the length of the skull, it is not very sharp.

Lips: Strong, although closing tightly.

Teeth: white, strong, well developed and well put together with no spaces. The incisors are aligned at the base. Articulation is scissor.

Eye Shadow Warrior, small, oval; They are sunken.

Ears: Set high, they are hanging and are cut short.

NECK: Strong and short. It appears quite low, so that it forms an angle of 30 to 40 degrees relative to the back line.

Body:

Withers: Broad and muscular. It stands high above the topline.

Back: Broad, straight and muscular.

Loin: Short, wide, slightly curved.

Croup: Broad, muscled, set almost horizontal.

Chest: width, height, somewhat rounded. The bottom line is the same level of the elbows or slightly below.

Belly: Moderately collected.

TAIL: Set high, falling to reach the hock. In shape of sickle, hook or ring. the trimmed tails are accepted.

forelimbs: Seen from the front, are straight and parallel. The angle of the scapular-humeral articulation is about 100 °.

Forearm: Straight, strong, long without excess.

Pastern: Short, strong, placed on the vertical, or very slight inclination.
The length of the forelimbs, ground to the elbows, is somewhat greater than half the height at the withers, caucasian shepherd dog height. The index of the height of the forelimbs (along the tip of the elbow to the ground: height at withers) is 50-54.

Hindquarters: Views from behind, straight and parallel. Profile Views are somewhat open at the level of the knee joint.

Leg: Short.

Hock: Strong, broad; the angle is something open.

Hocks: Thick; located vertically (hindlimb must not rest backwards) caucasian shepherd dog height. The vertical line of the ischial tuberosity must pass through the center of the hock and metatarsal.

anterior and posterior feet are large, compact and close together. Oval shaped.

Fur:

Hair is smooth, rough, with an undercoat of a lighter color. On the head and front of limbs, the hair is shorter and appears close to body. There are three varieties of dogs as hair.

a) Long hair: Hair longer coverage. Long hair on the neck forms a mane, and on the backs of the limbs form bangs and pants. The dense fur, which completely covers the tail, makes it thick and bushy look.

b) Short-haired: Covered with dense fur, relatively short; without mane, bangs, pants, nor tuft on the tail.

c) intermediate type: Long hair, but without mane, bangs, pants or plume.

Color: Hairs with areas of gray, with varied shades, usually light and pulling the reddish straw color to white, to red-brown and brindle, caucasian shepherd dog height. As well as colored fur peep and dotted with spots.

Movement: Loose and uniform. The characteristic movement is a short trot, which transforms usually, if acceleration in a slightly heavy gallop. When they are moving, limbs should move in a straight line with a slight approach forelimbs toward the midline. The joints of the front and hind legs move easily, caucasian shepherd dog height. Back and spine work flexibly. The cross and the croup should be at the same level during the trot.

Withers: Males measure at least 65 cm, and females at least 62 cm.

Faults: Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness of it is considered the degree of deviation from the standard.

- Weak or fragile constitution.

- A slight deviation of the dimensions, relative to that already indicated.

- Lack of activity and lack of distrust towards strangers.

- A slight deviation in relation to sexual type. Females have a masculine type.

- Head that is not wide enough and solid.

- Front too bulky; transition between the front and abrupt or marked snout.

- Muzzle short or elongated.

- Loose and hanging lips.

- Abnormally worn teeth in relation to the age of the animal. Broken teeth which do not affect the joint. Absence of two or more of the first premolars, or absence of one of the first and one of the second premolars. A slight yellowing of the teeth, caucasian shepherd dog height.

- Light eyes; lower eyelids drooping slightly. Presence of stain on the cornea.

- Low-set ears that are not trimmed.

- Cross underdeveloped and does not project enough above the topline.

- Flaccid Back, convex or narrow.

- Lomo elongated, straight or too convex.

- Grupa little muscular or something sunk.

- Chest something flat. lower chest does not reach to the elbow (insufficient depth).

- Belly too raised or sunken.

- Forelimbs: small deviation from the angles of the scapular-humeral joint. Forearm little short or elongated, caucasian shepherd dog height. Slight deviation of elbows. Slight deviation of the limbs inward or outward. pasterns
too oblique.

- Hindquarters: seen from behind, small deviation from the parallelism (slight approach or separation of the hocks). Tips slightly apart or together.

- Hindlimb too straight or something raised.

- Loose or elongated Pie. Dewclaws.

- Deviations from the normal movement (the dog inclined limbs inward or outward). The joints do not move easily enough, caucasian shepherd dog height. Lack of flexibility in the movement of the back or spine. Grupa rising too much during the trot. Mild croup rolling (rolling back room).

Major faults:

- Establishment of a weakness or fragility marked.

- Notable deviations from the specified dimensions.

- Fearful dog; indolence strongly marked; lack of aggressiveness.

- Notable deviations in relation to sexual type. Males that have the type of females.

- Light head, narrow, with a pointed snout out of proportion with the general type of construction.

- Muzzle collection.

- Small, separate and insufficiently developed teeth. Incisors implanted irregularly. With very worn teeth enamel.

- Eyes heterocromos. drooping lower eyelids which show part of the sclera.

- Sagging or very arched.

- Loin long, sunk or too arched.

- Narrow, short or fall Grupa.

- Flat, narrow and underdeveloped chest.

- Forequarters: Straight shoulders or angle of shoulder too closed. crooked or thin forearms. marked deviation of elbows, caucasian shepherd dog height. Pasterns weak. marked extremities inward or outward deviation.

- Hindquarters: very marked deviations in relation to parallelism, straight limbs, arched or very lifted.

- Or flat feet wide apart.

- Coat: soft, wavy hair, without undercoat.

- Color: black, black with red spots; chestnut in varied combinations.

- Heavy or movements executed with difficulty. Rump raised during the trotting very, relative to the cross. Rump marked vertical movement. Amble, caucasian shepherd dog height.

- Height at less than 65 cm in males cross, and less than 62 cm in females.

ELIMINATING FAULTS:

- Any deviation from the correct scissor articulation.

- Coat of black and brown.

- Absence of one incisor or one canine; absence of a third or fourth premolar or molar.

Note: Males should have two testicles fully descended into the scrotum appear normal, caucasian shepherd dog height.