GENERAL APPEARANCE: Balanced, well constructed medium sized dog of Spitz type with prick ears and coming in varied colours. Length of coat should be such as still to reveal the body proportions. With medium bone.
IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS: Length of back slightly longer than height at withers. The ratio of length of muzzle and length of cranial region is almost equal
BEHAVIOUR AND TEMPERAMENT: Self assured, calm, even tempered with high resistance against any provocation. Watchful and alert without being noisy. Very strongly developed link to his family. Reserved towards strangers without being aggressive. No hunting instinct. For the full development of these qualities, the Eurasian needs constant close domestic contact with his family and understanding, yet consistent training.
GENERAL: Balanced, not too broad skull. Shape of head seen from above and sideways, wedge shaped. Bridge of nose and cranial region run parallel.
CRANIAL REGION: Shape of skull : Flat forehead with distinct frontal furrow. Well defined occiput. Stop : Barely defined.FACIAL REGION:
NECK: Of medium length, in balance with general appearance. Well muscled. Skin on throat tight fitting. Flowing transition to body.GENERAL: Strong, not too short in back.
GENERAL: Seen from front, straight and parallel in position. Seen from side, moderately angulated. Upper and lower arm of almost equal length.
Shoulders: Well muscled. Lying slightly slanted. Upper Arm: Medium length, well muscled.
Elbows : Close to chest. Lower Arm: Medium length, well muscled. Pastern-joint: Strong.
Pastern: Medium length, quite straight seen from front, seen from side, inclined slightly forward.
Fore-feet: Oval, tight, moderately arched. Strong nails with dark pigmentation. Firm, well cushioned, black pigmented pads. Thick hair between pads.
GAIT: Ground covering with plenty of drive and good forward stride.SKIN: Tight, well pigmented.
MAKE UP OF COAT: All over the body a thick undercoat and a medium length, loosely lying, harsh top coat. Short coat on muzzle, face, ears and front of legs. Tail, back of front legs (feathers) and hind legs (breeches) covered in long hair. Coat on neck slightly longer than on body, not forming a mane.COLOUR: All colours and colour combinations are permitted with the exception of pure white, white patches or liver colour.
HEIGHT AT WITHERS: Dogs: 52-60 cm Bitches: 48-56 cmWEIGHT: Dogs: 23-32 kg Bitches: 18-26 kg
HEIGHT AT WITHERS WEIGHT
Dogs : 56 cm Bitches : 52 cm Dogs: 26 kg Bitches: 22 kc
- Nervousness, shyness, excessive suspiciousness, aggression. - Ears which flap or pendulous ears.
- Distichiasis (eyelashes arranged in two lines), ectropion, entropion. Eyes set too deep or eyes too small.
- Single or more incisor or canine tooth missing; single or more premolars 3 or 4 missing, or single or more molars 1 or 2. - Anomalies in bite. - Kinky tail. - Strong lack of pigment. - Lack of correct gender characteristics.
N.B. : Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.