Appearance: Small size balanced body. Narrow head with dark eyes. Ears are V shaped & erect with the tips folding down. Tail carried erect.
Temperament: Friendly, forthcoming and fearless.
Characteristics: Alert, quick of movement, keen of expression, on tiptoe of expectation.
Colour: Smooth & Wire: White should predominate, all white, white with tan, black and tan or black markings. Brindle, red or liver markings highly undesirable.
- Smooth: Straight, flat, smooth, hard, dense and abundant. Belly and underside of thighs not bare.
- Wire: Dense, very wiry texture, & 3/4; in on shoulder to 1 & 1/2; in on withers, back, ribs and quarters with undercoat of short, softer hair. Back and quarters harsher than sides. Hair on jaws crisp and of sufficient length to impart appearance of strength to foreface. Leg hair dense and crisp.