Breed standards are the official guidelines that describe the ideal characteristics, temperament, and appearance of a breed and ensures that the breed is fit for function with soundness essential.
Last Updated: 22 Dec 2017
FCI Standard No 352 dated 5 December 2017 TRANSLATION: Anna Samsonova. Edited by Dr. Eugene Yerusalimsky ORIGIN: Russia DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD: 07.11.2017 UTILIZATION: Companion Dog FCI CLASSIFICATION: Group 9 Companion and Toy dogs. Section 9 Continental Toy Spaniels and Russian Toys. Without working trial.
Group 1 (Toys)
The Standard of the Russian Toy (Russkiy Toy) (Long Haired) is the same as the Standard of the Russian Toy (Russkiy Toy) (Smooth Haired) with the exception of the following:
Head And Skull:
Long-haired: Body and neck are covered with moderately long (3-5 cm), straight or slightly wavy hair, close-lying. Hair on the head and on the front part of limbs is short and close -lying. Distinct feathers on rear side of limbs and the tail. Ears are covered with thick, long hair forming a fringe. In adult dogs the fringe, should completely hide the outer edges and tips of the ears. Body hair should not be tousled or fluffy.
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.