FCI No. 339 /16.02.2011

 

PARSON RUSSELL TERRIER

 

Origin: United Kingdom

Date of publication of the original valid standard: 13.10.2010

UTILIZATION: tenacious, undemanding working terrier, especially useful as underground worker.

Classification FCI: Group 3 Terriers Section 1: Large and medium sized Terriers With working trial.

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY: For years, fans terriers arguing about the correct type of dog, called "Jack Russell terriers." The application for recognition to the English Kennel Club breeders of dogs reported in the type of fox terrier, which bred in Victorian times Reverend Jack Russell. This type has just been recognized over time as Parson Russell terrier.

GENERAL APPEARANCE: Active, busy, willing to work, built to a fast and durable. Harmonious in outline and agile. Glorious scars from skirmishes are accepted.

IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS: Well balanced. The length of the body is slightly greater than the height at the withers. The section of truffle nose to stop slightly shorter than the distance from the stop to the occiput.

BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT: The dog fox confident, energetic and cheerful, by virtue of its construction and passion for hunting is suitable for norowca. Bold and friendly.

HEAD: wedge-shaped. Skull: Flat, of medium width, tapering gradually towards the eyes. Stop: Hardly visible. Nose: black. Teeth: Jaws strong and well muscled. Scissor bite, regular and accurate, it means that cover the upper teeth in close contact mandibular incisors and are upright. Cheeks: barely visible. Eyes: almond-shaped, never protruding, dark, with a keen, intelligent expression. Ears: small, shaped like the letter "V", of medium thickness, dropping forward, carried close to head. Tips reach the outer corner of the eye. Line collapse of the ears should not be higher than the top of the skull.

NECK: Nobly Clean, muscular, of good length, gradually widening to shoulders.

BODY: Back: Strong, flexible and simple. Loin: Strong, slightly arched .. Chest: Moderately deep, does not extend below the elbow. Grasped the blades in both the average large hands should give to embrace Well ribbed, ribs neither flat nor barrel.

TAIL: Once there was usually copied. Docked: remains in proportion to the whole body. . Strong, straight, set an average wysoko.Unosi clearly when the dog is in motion, at rest can be lowered. Tail Undocked: Medium length and as straight as possible. Suitable for the whole silhouette of the dog. Thick at the base, thinner at the end. Medium set. It rises significantly when the dog is in motion, at rest can be lowered.

LIMBS FOREQUARTERS: General appearance: moderately spaced, well placed at the trunk. Shoulders: Long and sloping, well sloped back, pronounced withers. Arm: Same length as shoulder-blade, positioned at an angle to the limbs fixed on the same line as the withers. Elbows: fitting to the body, moving freely at his sides. Pastern: Strong and flexible. Hind feet: Compact, well padded, toes moderately arched, not flat or apart, not returned to the inside or outside. HINDQUARTERS: General appearance: Strong, muscular with good kontowaniu. Stifle: Well, but not exaggerated angulation. Second thigh: Well developed. Hocks: low-lying. Hocks: parallel, their stride is efficient and energetic. Paw: as the front.

GAIT: Movement free, spacious, but not exaggerated. Step good length, not bound or high. Strong drive hindquarters. Forelegs and hind legs are straight, in a coordinated manner. SKIN: Thick and loose.

COAT: HAIR; Hard nature, compact, simple fitting and dense, so variations in briefly, and wirehaired. Belly and underside of the trunk are hairy. Fur trimming is to appear natural. COLOUR: entirely white or predominantly white, with patches of fawn, lemon or black. There may be any combination of these three colors. Preferred are colorful significance can not go beyond the head and tail root.

SIZE: Dogs - ideal height at withers: 36 cm, bitches - ideal height at withers: 33 cm. Tolerance of 2 cm up and down. Any departure from the foregoing points is considered a fault and evaluated according to their severity and impact on the health and welfare of the dog, and the ability to perform traditional work.

ELIMINATING FAULTS: Aggressive or overly shy dogs, showing clearly showing physical or behavioral abnormalities shall be disqualified. N.B. Males must have two normally developed testicles descended into the scrotum.