Fédération Cynologique Internationale

United Kennel Club

Bosnian coarse-haired Hound - called Barak

(Bosanski Ostrodlaki Gonic Barak)

Barak


ORIGIN

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Bosnia.

PATRONAGE

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FCI.

PUBLISHED

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15.01.1973.

UTILISATION

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Well working scenthound, resistant and persistant, with a sonorous high sounding voice, sometimes deep-voiced.

CLASSIFICATION

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FCI
Group 6Scent hounds and related breeds
Section 1.2Scenthounds, Medium-sized Hounds
With working trial

UKC
Scenthound

TRANSLATION

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FCI
Mrs. Peggy Davis.

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY

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FCI
This breed was registered with the F.C.I. on the 19th June 1965, under Standard n° 155 and under the name of Illyrian Hound. In the present standard, apart from a few complements and corrections, the name of the breed is changed to « Bosnian Broken-Haired Hound - called Barak ».
UKC
The Barak was registered with FCI in 1965 under the name of Illyrian Hound. In 1973 the name was changed to Bosnian Broken Haired Hound (or Bosnian Coarse Haired Hound), and the breed is called the Barak. The Barak was recognized by the United Kennel Club In 2006.

GENERAL APPEARANCE

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FCI
Robust dog; its coat is long and shaggy; head long and moderately broad, eyebrows pronounced and bushy. The expression serious, severe but playful. The basic colour is reddish-yellow or earthy grey with white markings on the lower parts.
UKC
A robust, shaggy haired dog with a coat that is reddish yellow or earthy grey.

IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS

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The length of the body must exceed the height at the withers by 10%.

BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT

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Lively temperament, courageous and persistant dog.
UKC
Lively, courageous and persistent.

HEAD

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Seen in profile the occipital protuberance well pronounced, the forehead slightly convex, moderate stop, nasal bridge straight. Muzzle in rectangle shape, covered with a bushy moustache and beard. Seen from above the head is of medium width narrowing towards the nose. The muzzle is a little longer than the skull. The total length of the head is about 20 to 25 cm.

CRANIAL REGION

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Skull

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FCI
Superciliary arches very pronounced. Frontal furrow reveals itself to the touch as moderately developed.
UKC
The skull is medium width, and narrows towards the nose. The forehead is slightly convex, and the occipital protuberance is well pronounced. The stop is moderate.

Stop

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In gentle slope.

FACIAL REGION

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Nose

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Large, nostrils well developed, black or dark brown.
UKC
The nose is large, with well developed nostrils. It is black or brown, depending on the color of the coat.

Muzzle

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FCI
Strong, long, deep, wider at the base, narrowing towards the nose.
UKC
The muzzle is a little longer than the skull. It is rectangular in shape and covered with a bushy moustache and beard. The nasal bridge is straight. The lips are tight and somewhat thick, and are fully pigmented.

Lips

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Tight and somewhat thick.

Jaws/Teeth

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Teeth strong; scissor bite, dentition complete.
UKC
The Barak has a complete set of evenly spaced, white teeth meeting in a scissors bite.

Eyes

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Large, oval, chestnut brown, intelligent and playful expression.
UKC
The eyes are large, oval in shape, and chestnut brown in color. The expression is intelligent and playful, and the eyerims are fully pigmented.

Ears

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UKC
Moderately high set, broad, medium long and pendulous, the ears are quite thick and get thinner and rounded towards the end.

Leathers

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Moderately high set, medium long and broad. Pendulous, quite thick, getting finer and rounded at their tip.

NECK

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The insertion with the head shows a pronounced demarcation. The neck is oblique from top to bottom.
Shape: Medium width, increases in depth towards the chest. Muscular.
Skin: Tight fitting, supple and covered with dense hair.
UKC
The neck is arched, and increases in width towards the shoulders. There is no dewlap.

BODY

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FCI
The topline runs in a gentle slope towards the croup.
UKC
In proportion, the body is slightly longer than tall by approximately 10%. The chest is fairly wide and reaches to the elbow in depth. The withers are moderately pronounced, and the back is broad and muscular. The topline slopes gently towards the croup. The loin is short and muscular and the croup is broad and slightly sloping. The belly is slightly tucked up.

Withers

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Moderately pronounced.

Back

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Broad and muscular.

Loin

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Short and muscular.

Croup

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Slightly oblique and broad (especially in the female). Hipbones hardly apparent.

Chest

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Long, medium width; ribs slightly rounded, in depth reaching; at least to the elbows. Brisket fairly broad.

Underline and belly

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Belly slightly tucked up.

TAIL

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Well set on, thicker at its base, finer towards the tip and reaching the hock or slightly beyond. Carried slightly curved upwards scimitar like. Very hairy.
UKC
Thick at the base, tapering towards the tip and reaching to the hock in length. Carried in an upward curve.

LIMBS

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FOREQUARTERS

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Forelegs vertical, straight and parallel, seen in profile and from the front.
UKC
The shoulder blade and upper arm are long, sloping and muscular, and meet at an angle of nearly 90 degrees.

Shoulder

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Long, oblique and muscular. Scapular-humeral angle: Must be of 90°.

Upper Arm

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Long and muscular. The elbows are fairly close to the body.

FORELEGS

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The legs are straight, strong and muscular. The elbows are close to the body and the pasterns slope slightly.

Forearm

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Vertical, straight, muscular and strong.

Pastern

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Pastern joint: Hardly apparent.
Pastern: Short, vertical or slightly oblique forming an angle up to 10° with the vertical. Pastern-joint: Hardly apparent.

FEET

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Cat feet, with well knit toes, hard pads and strong nails.

Forefeet

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Cat feet, toes well-knit, pads hard, nails strong and well pigmented.

Hind feet

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As the front feet but a little longer.

HINDQUARTERS

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FCI
Hindlegs vertical and parallel seen in profile and from behind.
UKC
The hindquarters are well angulated.

Thigh

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Of medium length, broad and muscular.

HIND LEGS

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UKC
The upper thigh is broad and muscular. The lower thigh is long and oblique. The hock joint is strong and the rear pasterns are short and perpendicular to the ground.

Lower thigh

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Strong, long, oblique and muscular.

Hock joint

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Strong and well positioned.

Hock

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Perpendicular to the ground, short and strong.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

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Long and energetic strides.
UKC
Long, with energetic strides.

SKIN

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Of medium thickness, elastic, tight fitting, well pigmented and covered with a dense coat.
UKC
The skin is elastic, tight fitting and well pigmented.

COAT

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HAIR

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Long, hard, shaggy, tousled, with a dense undercoat.
UKC
The coat is long, hard, shaggy and tousled, with a dense undercoat.

COLOUR

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Basic colour can be wheaten yellow, reddish yellow, earthy grey or blackish. White markings are often found on the head (star, blaze on head), under the throat, below the neck, on and under the chest, the lower parts of the legs and on the tip of the tail. The colour can be combined in bicolour or tricolour.
UKC
Primary color can be wheaten yellow, reddish yellow, earthy grey or blackish. White markings are often found on the head, under the throat, below the neck, on and under the chest, the lower parts of the legs and the tip of the tail. There may be tricolor markings.

SIZE

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UKC
Ideal height for males is 20.5 inches. Females are slightly smaller. Ideal weight for males is 44 pounds; a little less for females.

Height at withers

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FCI

From 46 to 56 cm, ideal height 52 cm.
The females are little smaller.

Weight

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FCI
From 16 to 24 kg, ideal weight 20 kg.

FAULTS

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Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog.

SERIOUS FAULTS

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  • Insufficient proportions of the different parts.
  • Light bone structure.
  • Weak musculature.
  • Head too long and too heavy.
  • Pincer bite.
  • Insufficient pigmentation of eye-rims and lips.
  • Leathers folded or raised.
  • Dewlap only slightly pronounced.
  • Slight saddle back or arched back.
  • Chest too wide or too narrow.
  • Unsoundness of the legs and incorrect articular angulations.
  • Harefeet.
  • Toes not tight enough; dewclaws.
UKC
Teeth: Level bite.

DISQUALIFYING FAULTS

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  • Aggressive or overly shy.
  • Marked disproportion among the different parts of the body and especially between the height at the withers and the length of the body.
  • Head atypical (excessively coarse).
  • Depigmentation of the nose, the eye-rims and the lips.
  • Sign of degeneration of dentition (teeth missing) and of jaws.
  • Eyes very light, wall eyes.
  • Tail deviated or curled up.
  • Cow-hocked or bowed legs.
  • Hair too long, woolly, wavy or curly.
  • Any other colour than those mentioned, but especially chocolate or black.
  • Height at the withers insufficient or excessive.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
UKC

Unilateral or bilateral cryptorchid. Viciousness or extreme shyness. Albinism. Lips pink without pigmentation. Missing teeth. Dudley nose. Eyerims pink without pigmentation. Yellow eyes. Wall eyes. Any color other than those described in the standard.
Muzzle: Lips pink without pigmentation.
Teeth: Missing teeth.
Nose: Dudley nose.
Eyes: Eyerims pink without pigmentation. Yellow eyes. Wall eyes.
Color: Any color other than those described in the standard.


Anatomical Features of the dog

N.B.:

Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.