Illustrated Breed Standard
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“heights being in relation to weights”
14 1/2”..30 1/2lbs
15 1/2”…35 1/2 lbs
16” ……. 38lbs
14 1/2”…26 1/2lbs
15 1/2”…31 1/2lbs
Size, Proportion, Substance
Height at shoulder: 14 to 16 inches. Weight: Dogs, 28 to 38 pounds; bitches, 24 to 34 pounds, these heights being related to weights. Non-conformity with these limits is a fault. In proportion, the length of back, from withers to tail set, is equal to the distance from withers to ground.
Thank you to the AKC for use of the SBT Written Breed Standard
Thank you to the KC for use of the SBT Written Breed Standard