set with moderately heavy bone and deep chest.
Overall silhouette long in proportion to height,
culminating in a low tail set and fox-like brush.
Long and Low
Definite waist line:
- accenting the depth of brisket
- gives the correct silhouette
- with the sloping croup
Keel-shaped chest, prominent prosternum
Flowing natural curves displaying our hound
from prosternum to croup
- soft lines rather than angles
The above dogs are good examples of correct outline.
Above left, Male - good outline, but straight in shoulders.
Middle: Bitch - correct outline - irregular line in topline is due to coat, more ruff over the shoulders
Above right, Male - correct outline, good front end and shoulders.
Here's what it looks as a skeleton:
"A handsome, powerful, small dog, capable of both speed and endurance, intelligent, sturdily built but not coarse.
is not the correct outline for our breed: too much leg, too
The dog also too fine boned, and certainly is not an example of " power"
or a dog that is "sturdily built" .
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