FCI-Standard N° 76/
20. 01. 1998
: Great Britain.
PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD
: Group 3 Terriers.
Bull type Terriers.
: Smooth-coated, well balanced, of great strength for his
size. Muscular, active and agile.
: Traditionally of indomitable courage and tenacity. Highly
intelligent and affectionate especially with children. Bold,
fearless and totally reliable.
: Deep through
with broad skull.
: Short foreface.
: Jaws strong, teeth large, with a perfect, regular and
complete scissor bite, i. e. upper teeth closely overlapping
the lower teeth and set square to the jaw.
: Tight and clean.
pronounced cheek muscles.
: Dark preferred but may bear some relation to coat colour.
Round, of medium size, and set to look straight ahead. Eye
: Rose or half
pricked, not large or heavy. Full, drop or pricked ears
: Muscular, rather short, clean in outline gradually widening
: Wide front, deep brisket, well sprung ribs ; muscular and
: Medium length, low set, tapering to a point and carried
rather low. Should not curl much and may be likened to an
old-fashioned pump handle.
Legs straight and
well boned, set rather wide apart, showing no weakness at the
pasterns, from which point feet turn out a little.
: Well laid back.
: No looseness.
: Well muscled. Legs parallel when viewed from behind.
: Well bent.
: Well let down.
: Well padded, strong and of medium size. Nails black in
solid coloured dogs.
: Free, powerfull and agile with economy of effort. Legs
moving parallel when viewed from front or rear. Discernible
drive from hindlegs.
: Smooth, short and close.
: red, fawn, white, black or blue, or any one of these colours
with white. Any shade of brindle or any shade of brindle with
white. Black and tan or liver colour highly undesirable.
SIZE AND WEIGHT
: Desirable height at withers : 14-16 ins. (35,5 to 40,5 cm),
these heights being related to the weights.
Dogs : 28-38 lbs (12,7-17 kg).
Bitches : 24-34 lbs (11-15,4 kg)
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
: Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles
fully descended into the scrotum.
FÉDÉRATION CYNOLOGIQUE INTERNATIONALE
SECRÉTARIAT GÉNÉRAL: 13, Place Albert I - B 6530 THUIN (Belg.)
Standard FCI č. 76 / 14.02.1995