Long, Smooth & Wire Haired: Long and low, but with compact and well-muscled body, with short legs. Wedged shaped head with almond shaped eyes. Ears hang to the side of the head. Tail is long.
Mini Long, Smooth & Wire Haired: Small sized long body with short legs. Wedged shaped head with almond shaped eyes. Ears hang to the side of the head. Tail is long.
Temperament: Brave, curious and lively.
Characteristics: The breed is full of character. quick in attack and defend, faithful when properly brought up and very obedient.
Long haired: Black and tan, dark brown with lighter shadings, dark red, light red, dappled, tiger-marked or brindle. In black and tan, red and dappled dogs the nose and nails should be black, in chocolate they are often brown.
Mini Long Haired & Smooth Haired: Any colour. No white is permissible except for a small spot on the breast and even this is undesirable. The nose should be black except in Dapples and Chocolates in which it may be flesh coloured or brown. In all cases the coat colour should be bright and clearly defined. In black and tans the tan should be rich and sharp. Dapples should be free from large unbroken patches, the dappling being evenly distributed over the whole body.
Mini Wire Haired: Any solid colour, two colours & brindle
Smooth Haired: Any colour other than white (except a white spot on breast), Nose and nails should be black. In red dogs a red nose is permissible but not desirable. In Chocolates and Dapples the nose may be brown or flesh coloured. In Dapples large spots of colour are undesirable, and the dog should be evenly dappled all over.
Wire Haired: All colours are allowed but a white patch on the chest, although not a fault, is not desirable. Except in the case of Chocolates, when it may be brown or flesh coloured, the nose should be black.