Fédération Cynologique Internationale

The Kennel Club

Field Spaniel

Spaniel (Field)


ORIGIN

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FCI
Great Britain.

PUBLICADO

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FCI
03.11.2014.
KC
September 2007

UTILISATION

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FCI
Flushing and retrieving dog. Ideal for rough shooting or companion for the country dweller. Not suitable for city.

CLASSIFICATION

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FCI
Grupo 8Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs
Section 2Flushing Dogs
With working trial

KC
Gundog

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY

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GENERAL APPEARANCE

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FCI
Well balanced, noble, upstanding sporting Spaniel, built for activity and endurance.
KC
Well balanced, noble, upstanding sporting Spaniel built for activity and endurance.

IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS

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KC
Ideal for rough shooting or companion for the country dweller. Not suitable for city.

BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT

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FCI
Unusually docile, active, sensitive, independent.
KC
Unusually docile, active, sensitive, independent.

HEAD

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FCI
Conveys the impression of high breeding, character and nobility.
KC
Conveys the impression of high breeding, character and nobility. Well chiselled, occiput well defined, lean beneath eyes. A thickness here gives coarseness to whole head. Slightly raised eyebrows. Moderate stop. Nose well developed with good open nostrils. Muzzle long and lean neither snipy nor squarely cut. In profile curving gradually from nose to throat.

CRANIAL REGION

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Skull

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FCI
Well chiselled, occiput well defined, lean beneath eyes. A thickness here gives coarseness to whole head. Slightly raised eyebrows.

Stop

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FCI
Moderate.

FACIAL REGION

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Nose

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FCI
Well developed with good open nostrils.

Muzzle

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FCI
Long and lean, neither snipy nor squarely cut. In profile curving gradually from nose to throat.
KC
Jaws strong with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws.

Jaws/Teeth

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FCI
Jaws strong with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws.

Eyes

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FCI
Wide open but almond-shaped with tight lids showing no haw. Grave and gentle expression. Dark hazel in colour.
KC
Wide open but almond-shaped with tight lids showing no haw. Grave and gentle in expression. Dark hazel in colour.

Ears

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FCI
Moderately long and wide, set low and well feathered.
KC
Moderately long and wide, set low and well feathered.

NECK

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FCI
Long, strong and muscular enabling dog to retrieve his game without undue fatigue.
KC
Long, strong and muscular enabling dog to retrieve his game without undue fatigue.

BODY

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FCI
Back and loin: Strong, level and muscular.
KC
Chest deep and well developed. Ribs moderately well sprung. Length of rib cage is 2two-thirds of the body length. Back and loin strong, level and muscular.

Chest

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FCI
Deep and well developed. Ribs moderately well sprung. Length of rib cage is two-thirds of the body length.

TAIL

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FCI
Previously customarily docked. Set on low. Never carried above level of back. Nicely feathered, with lively action.
Docked: Docked by one third.
Undocked: Reaches approximately to the hocks. Of moderate length in balance with the rest of the dog.
KC
Previously customarily docked. Docked: Docked by one third. Set on low. Never carried above level of back. Nicely feathered, with lively action. Undocked: Set low. Never carried above level of back. Nicely feathered with lively action. Reaches approximately to the hocks. Of moderate length in balance with the rest of the dog.

LIMBS

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FOREQUARTERS

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FCI
Legs of moderate length. Straight, flat bone.
KC
Shoulders long and sloping and well laid back. Legs of moderate length. Straight, flat bone.

Shoulder

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FCI
Long and sloping and well laid back.

FORELEGS

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FEET

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KC
Tight, round with strong pads and not too small.

Forefeet

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FCI
Tight, round with strong pads and not too small.

Hind feet

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FCI
As Forefeet.

HINDQUARTERS

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FCI
Strong, muscular.
KC
Strong, muscular; stifles moderately bent. Hocks well let down.

Stifle

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FCI
Moderately bent.

HIND LEGS

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Hock

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FCI
Well let down.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

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FCI
Long, unhurried stride with great drive from the rear. Short, stumping action undesirable.
KC
Long, unhurried stride with great drive from the rear. Short, stumping action undesirable.

COAT

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HAIR

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FCI
Long, flat, glossy and silky in texture. Never curly, short or wiry. Dense and weatherproof. Abundant feathering on chest, under body and behind legs, but clean from hock to ground.
KC
Long, flat, glossy and silky in texture. Never curly, short or wiry. Dense and weatherproof. Abundant feathering on chest, under body and behind legs, but clean from hock to ground.

COLOUR

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FCI
Black, liver or roan. Any one of these with tan markings. In self-coloured dogs white or roan on chest permissible. Clear black/ white or liver/ white unacceptable.
KC
Black, black and tan, blue roan, blue roan and tan, liver, liver and tan, liver roan, liver roan and tan. In self coloured dogs, white or roan on chest is permissible. Clear black and white, liver and white, orange, red or golden unacceptable.

SIZE

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KC
Height: approximately 46 cms (18 ins) at the shoulders. Weight: between 18-25 kgs (40-55 lbs).

Height at withers

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FCI
Approximately 45.7 cm (18 ins ) at the withers.

Weight

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FCI
Between 18-25 kg (40-55 lbs).

FAULTS

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FCI
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 and on its ability to perform its traditional work.
KC
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 and on the dog’s ability to perform its traditional work.

DISQUALIFYING FAULTS

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FCI

Aggressive or overly shy.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.


Características anatômicas do cão

N.B:

Os machos devem ter dois testículos aparentemente normais totalmente descidos no escroto.