Appearance: Medium sized, lightly built, fine boned, wrinkled forehead, erect ears & curly tail which sits on it’s back.
Temperament: Intelligent, independent, but affectionate and alert breed. Can be aloof with strangers.
Characteristics: Barkless but not mute, its own special noise of mixture of a chortle and a yodel. Remarkable for its cleanliness in every way.
Colour: Pure black & white, red & white, black tan & white with tan melon pips & mask, black, tan & white. Brindle, red background with black stripes, the more clearly defined the stripes the better. The white should be on feet, chest & tail tip. White legs, blaze & white collar optional.