Standard and characteristics of dog pointer
The standard means an accurate description of the ethnic characteristics of a particular breed, that is, an accurate portrait of its typical representative.
The height at the withers for male pointers is 55-62 centimeters, for females 54-60 for females
The weightVaries from 20 to 30 kg.
The head of the pointer is carved out of marble. Muzzle expresses timidity, intelligence and a lively temperament.
The nose of the nose must be broad, moist and cool, the same color with dark spots on the skin. The nasal trunk must be straight. Humpback-bearing is a disadvantage.
The length of the skull is equal to the length of the muzzle.
The ears must be hanging soft and flexible. When the dog makes a stand or is excited - the bases of the ears are raised.
The eyes of the pointer have a vivacious and vigilant look. Iris has a color of dark ocher.
At rest, the neck is straight, and during the run stretches in a horizontal direction. The dewlap is completely absent.
The length of the trunk is equal to the height at the withers.
The chest is wide, open, with well developed pectoral muscles.
The upper profile of the back is straight.
The sacrum is wide, powerful and muscular.
The tail is located at the level of the sacrum. Large and mighty at the base, but gradually narrowing towards the end.
Forequarters. When viewed from the front - straight and parallel. Shoulders muscular, moderately oblique (angle of the humerus joint about 100 °). The ulnar processes are strongly developed and directed strictly backward. Forearms are long, in a section oval. The length of the legs to the elbow is: in males - about 55-56%, in bitches - 52-54% to the height at the withers. Wrinkles of visible thickening do not form. Pasterns long, slightly inclined.
For the hind legs, long, broad hips and well-defined muscles are characteristic.
Pawter's paws are oval in shape. The fingers are tightly pressed together and have an arcuate shape. The soles are dry, firm, strong.
Wool must be thick and uniform in length. Smooth, thin, smooth and shiny. The color of the coat can be very different: white, black, black fire, orange, red, red, chestnut, dark chestnut with all its shades.