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.
· Unsure behaviour.
· Fine bones.
· Irregular set of the incisors provided that the bite remains correct.
· Absence of any other theeth than 2 PM1 (premolars 1); the M3 (molars 3) are not taken into consideration.
· Coat :
- Distinctly curly coat.
- Faults of colour and markings :
- Absence of white on head.
- Blaze too large and/or muzzle band reaching noticeably beyond the corners of the mouth.
- White collar.
- Large white patch on nape of neck (maximum diameter more than 6 cm).
- White anal patch (maximum size 6 cm).
- White markings on forelegs reaching distinctly beyond half-way of pasterns (“boots”).
- Disturbingly asymmetrical white markings on head and/or chest.
- Black ticks and stripes within the white on the chest.
- “Dirty” white (strong spots of pigmentation).
- Black coat with a touch of brown or red.
DISQUALIFYING FAULTS :
· Aggressive, anxious or distinctly shy.
· Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
· Split nose.
· Undershot or overshot mouth, wry mouth.
· One or two blue eyes (wall eye).
· Entropion, ectropion.
· Kinky tail, ring tail.
· Short coat, double coat (Stockhaar).
· Other than tricoloured coat.
· Other main colour than black.