FCI Standard No. 279 Jugoslavian Mountain Hound Planinski Gonič; Chien Courant Yougoslave de Montagne; Jugoslawischer Gebirgslaufthund; Sabueso Jugoslavo de Montana CLASSIFICATION F.C.I.: Group 6……………..Scenthounds and related breeds. Section 1.2………….Medium-sized Hounds. With working trial. FCI-Standard N° 279 / 07. 08. 1998 / GB TRANSLATION: Mrs. Peggy Davis. PATRONAGE: Yugoslavia. DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD: 15.07.1997. UTILIZATION: Hound. ORIGIN: Former Yugoslavia. BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY: We can say with certainty that this breed is of the same origin as the other Balkan hounds. In the past this dog has sometimes been called “black hound”. The first standard dates 1924. The F.C.I. officially recognized this breed (standard N° 279) on the 8th May 1969 during its meeting in Warsaw. GENERAL APPEARANCE: Medium size, solid, agile. IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS: The length of the body (measured from the point of the shoulder to the point of the buttocks) and the perimeter of the chest go beyond by about 10% the height at the withers. The length of the head corresponds to 45% of the height at the withers. BEHAVIOUR/TEMPERAMENT: Well balanced, attached to his master, docile, trustworthy. HEAD: Dolichocephalic; the upper lines of the skull and the muzzle are divergent. CRANIAL REGION: Skull: Longer than the muzzle; in the occipital region, its width is inferior to the distance between the stop and the occipital protuberance. Seen from the front and in profile flat or slightly arched. Its width decreases from the top of the skull down to the stop. The frontal furrow is accentuated, whereas the occipital protuberance is less obvious; the superciliary arches are well developed. Stop: Slightly pronounced. FACIAL REGION: Nose: Always black, well developed. Muzzle: Thick and broad at its base, is shorter than the skull. The desirable relation is of 7.5:10. The lateral lines of the muzzle are convergent. The nasal bridge is straight. Lips: Moderately developed, tight, upper lip slightly overlapping the bottom lip; the corner of the lips is firm; the edge of the lips is pigmented black. Jaws/Teeth: The jaws are strong and show a regular and complete scissor bite; a pincer bite is admitted. The teeth are well developed and regularly implanted. Cheeks: Flat. Eyes: Oval shape, placed slightly obliquely, of light to dark brown in colour; the rims of the eyelids are black. Ears: High set, moderately long, thin to medium thick, pendant without folds and close to the head; their extremity is of a more or less pronounced oval shape. NECK: Powerful, oblique, forming an angle of 45° to 50° with the horizontal. Its length is approximately equal to that of the head. It is thin, muscled and without dewlap. BODY: Rectangular, its length going beyond by about 10% the height at the withers. Withers: Very pronounced. Back: Muscled, broad, moderately long. Loin: Muscled, solid, medium length, short coupled. Croup: Slightly slanting (20-25° in relation to the horizontal), powerful, well muscled, broad. Chest: Strong, deep; its depth corresponds to 45 to 50% of the height at the withers and its perimeter going beyond by about 10% the height at the withers. Underline and Belly: The xyphoid appendix is prominent; the belly is only slightly tucked up. TAIL: It prolongs the line of the croup and goes on, thinning gradually from its set on to the extremity which reaches the hock; carried sabre fashion below the line of the back; is covered with abundant hair. LIMBS FOREQUARTERS: General appearance: Strong, solid, muscled, parallel. Shoulders: Shoulder-blade muscled, well attached to the thoracic wall; its length is approximately equal to that of the head; it forms an angle of 40 to 45° with the horizontal. Elbow: Solid, close to the body; the distance from the ground up to the elbow corresponds to 50% of the height at the withers. Forearm: Straight, strong, muscled. Pastern joint: Solid. Pastern: Strong, thin, slightly slanting (up to 15° in relation to the vertical). Front feet: Cat feet; solid toes, tight, well arched; the pads are resistant, elastic and black; the nails are always black. HINDQUARTERS: General appearance: Strong, muscled, parallel, of strong bone structure. Upper thigh: Strong, muscled, not prominent. Stifle: Solid, parallel to the median plane of the body; the angle of the stifle is of about 120°. Lower thigh: Its length corresponds approximately to that of the upper thigh. Muscled. Hock joint: Solid, pronounced; its angulation is of about 135°-140°. Hock: Powerful, almost vertical. Hind feet: As the front feet. GAIT: Regular and elastic stride, with good thrust from the hindquarters; the preferred gait is a lively and even trot. SKIN: Elastic, really tight to the body; shows a dark pigmentation. COAT HAIR: Short, dense, rough, not very thick, glossy, flat, smooth. The undercoat is quite well developed. COLOR: The basic colour is black with tan markings above the eyes, on the muzzle and on the lower parts of the legs. The tan markings above the eyes are the size of a hazelnut, whereas the ones on the lateral parts of the muzzle extend at maximum to the corner of the lips. The color of the tan markings goes from a light red through a brownish red to a bright red. A white spot on the chest is admitted but not sought after; its diameter must not be more than 3 cm. SIZE: The height at the withers is from 44-54 cm; the ideal size for the males varies between 49-50 cm, and for the females between 48-49 cm. FAULTS: 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. ELIMINATING FAULTS: Over- or undershot mouth; deviated incisor arch. Absence of one tooth, the absence of two premolars 1 (PM1) being tolerated. Eyes of a very light colour, wall-eyes, eyes of different colour; entropion, ectropion. Rolled up tail, carried above the back line or deviated laterally. Non authorized colours. Any other white marking than that which is tolerated. Superior or inferior size than that prescribed in the standard. Timid or aggressive dog. Note: Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.
0 votes
Facebook Comments
Order by: 
Per page:
  • There are no comments yet
Related Articles
UKC version of lure coursing at The Gateway Nationals at Purina Farms
Dogs  Other
28.10.2018 · From eliteguardianpresa
Differences Between Kurdish Dogs And Spanish Mastiffs
Dogs  Breeding
20.09.2018 · From kurdmastiff
Assyrian Shepherd Dog-Assyrian Dogs Mesopotamia (ancient Assyrians & Babylon Dogs)
Dogs  History
25.08.2018 · From kurdmastiff
Very interesting research!
24.05.2018 · From Ruud
An article from esplaind the breading, feeding and caring for dogs in Kazakhstan. The dogs that many of MD readers will be interested in is called the Tobet (aka Central Asian Ovchaka).
Dogs  History
06.05.2018 · From gsicard
In many respects, dogs have a unique relationship to humans. They were the first domesticated species, serve as valuable companions and service animals, and have been bred to exhibit more phenotypic diversity than any other mammal.
Main  General
02.03.2018 · From admin
David Crews, Ross Gillette, Samuel V. Scarpino, Mohan Manikkam, Marina I. Savenkova and Michael K. Skinner PNAS 2012 June, 109 (23) 9143-9148.
28.02.2018 · From admin
There are a number of different breeding methods, some good, some bad. Outstanding breeding success can be achieved and has been achieved in a variety of different ways.
Main  Breeding
18.02.2018 · From admin
The Pudelpointer is a versatile hunting dog breed from Germany. It is a pointing breed that came from a cross between the German hunting poodle (pudel) and the English Pointer.
Dogs  Breeds
15.02.2018 · From admin
Displasia de cadera en el perro, estado actual. by j. de la Fuente , F. Farcia, D. Prandi, J. Franch, T. Peña U.M.C.V. (Unidad Móvil de Cirijía Veterinaria) C/ Barcelona, 25
Dogs  Health
03.08.2017 · From Vega
Facebook Login
Connect with Facebook
No one of us is a smart as all of us.
25.03.2009 (25.03.2009)
0 Subscribers
All Articles by admin