Appearance: A small, active and graceful dog; medium to fine boned, smooth hairless body, with hair on feet, head and tail only; or covered with a soft veil of hair. Dark eyes, large erect ears that sit to the side of the head. Long tail.
Temperament: Lively, Gentle, Devoted, never vicious.
Characteristics: Two distinct types of this breed:
- Deer type, racy and fine boned
- Cobby type, heavier in body and bone.
Colour: Any colour or combination of colours.
Coat: No large patches of hair anywhere on body. Skin fine grained, smooth, warm to the touch. In Powder Puffs coat consists of an undercoat with soft veil of long hair, veil coat a feature.