Appearance: A medium sized herding dog of Terrier type. His Terrier character is most obvious in his head. The foreface is elongated and the upper third of the otherwise prick ears is bending forward. The conformation is square. Because of his constant alertness, his neck carriage is higher than normal.
Temperament: Alert, energetic, can be wilful.
Characteristics: The Pumi is a herding dog of Terrier type. His scenting ability is well developed. Has excellently proved his worth when combating wild beasts of prey or rodents. Excellent house pet and can definitely be kept indoors. Needs plenty of exercise. Is an excellent companion and sporting dog.
Colour: Grey in various shades, Black, Fawn. Primary colours: red, yellow, cream (a trace of black or grey and a distinct mask are desirable)
A white mark on the chest less than 3 cm in diameter and/or a white line on the toes are not faulty.
White The coat colour must always be intense and solid.