Particular points of concern for individual breeds may include features not specifically highlighted in the breed standard including current issues. In some breeds, features may be listed which, if exaggerated, might potentially affect the breed in the future.
The features listed below are derived from health surveys, meetings of Group Judges, feedback from judges at shows or in consultation with individual breed clubs/councils.
Points of concern for special attention by judges
- Pinched nostrils
- Difficulty breathing
- Overly short neck
- Excessively prominent eyes
- Incomplete blink
- Signs of dermatitis in skin folds
- Hair loss or scarring from previous dermatitis
- Exaggerated roach in the top line
- Incorrect bite
- Screw tail
- Lack of tail
- Inverted tail
- Tight tail
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