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, and on the dog’s ability to perform its traditional work.
Character: Timidity, shifty eyed.
Head planes: Somewhat divergent.
Nose: Very slightly de-pigmented, interior of the nostrils de-pigmented.
Teeth: Pincer bite, teeth out of line.
Muzzle: Pinched or snipy.
Lips: Heavy, pendulous, upper lip covering the lower either insufficiently or excessively.
Eyes: Prominent, round or almond shaped.
Ears: Hung too low or falling away too sharply.
Back: Arched or saddle back.
Croup: Too narrow or falling away too sharply.
Abdomen: Bulky or too tucked up (whippety).
Feet: Splayed, too round or too long.
Neck: Heavy and lacking reach.
Loin: Long, narrow, weak.
Flank: Too hollow, often accompanied by a weak loin lacking breadth.
Limbs: Insufficient bone. Out at the elbows, pigeon toed, slew feet.
Coat: Not heavy enough on the body.
Skull: Zygomatic arches are too prominent, stop very pronounced, superciliary arches too prominent.
Eyes: Light, mean look, haw-like expression.
Neck: Excessively long, distinct dewlap.
Gait: Poor mover.
Any fault in temperament such as snapping, aggressiveness towards dog or man or excessive shyness.
Lack of type: Insufficient breed characteristics, which means the animal on the whole doesn't resemble other samples of the breed.
Height: Outside the limits defined by the standard.
Head planes: Marked convergence. " Abnormal markings: White spot on the ear or eye in a white patch.
Eyes: Very light in colour, heterochromia (eyes of different colours), squinting entropion, ectropian.
Jaws: Overshot or undershot mouth.
Teeth: The first premolars of both jaws and the last molars of the lower jaw are considered to be without importance. Can only be permitted the absence of 2 PM2 or 1 PM2 and 1 PM3. Contiguous absence of these two teeth (PM2 and PM3) is eliminating. Absence of any other tooth is also eliminating.
Pigmentation: Distinct un-pigmented areas on the nose or eyelids.
Presence of dewclaws, even if rudimentary.
Serious morphological anomaly.