FCI-Standard N° 354 /22. 11. 2006/
Hunting Dog is a polish breed typical for the south part of Poland (Bieszczady,
Light, compact, springy, bones lighter than that of Ogar
Polski. Very agile, showing endurance especially when working in difficult
mountainous conditions. Middle sized, never over 60cm , rectangular,
shorthaired, black brindle.
Even tempered, docile, bold but prudent, intelligent,
easily trained. Not aggressive but suspicious towards strangers. Excellent
guard. Used to hunt boars , foxes and hares in the mountains of south
Poland. His voice is melodious, the pitch of voice changes, bitches have
usually higher voice.
Head and skull:
Noble, balanced. Length of muzzle and skull the same,
forehead slightly arched, stop slightly marked, occiput slightly marked.
Black, brown or flesh colour, despending on the coat colour.
Fleshy, covering teeth with a little fold in the corner.
Strong, level, white, the complete set desirable.
Middle sized, oblique, eye rims close fitting.
Pendulous, light, triangular, middle sized. Set on low, at
the level of outer eye corner. Wide at base, with front edge touching
cheeks, tips rounded, covered with smooth, silky coat.
Middle length, rather thick, carried not too high, oval in
cross section. Skin on neck loose but without dewlap.
Back straight, muscular. Withers marked. Loins broad,
muscular. Croup neither arched nor straight. Chest deep, reaching elbows,
forechest slightly marked, ribs well let down. Belly moderately tuck up.
Seen from the front limbs straight. Shoulder blade long and
sloping. Lower arm dry, oval in cross-section. Elbows neither loose nor
very close fitting. Shoulder blade and upper arm make an open angle.
Metatarsus dry, elastic, slightly sloping. Length from elbow to the ground
equals half height at withers.
Compact, slightly oval. Toes slightly arched. Nails dark.
Seen from the rear, tights broad and muscular, hocks set
well down, lower tight muscular. Feet the same as front feet.
Reaching the hocks, moderately long, well covered with
coat, with traces of brush. At rest carried low with a scimitar curve at
the tip, in action carried a little bit over the back line.
Body hair hard, stiff, close fitting. Undercoat dense, more
abundant in winter, less dense in summer. Hair on head and ears short and
Clear black and tan (red brown). Tan markings over eyes, on
muzzle, throat, chest, inner and back side of tights, under the tail, on
toes, on back side of tail to 1/3 or 1/2 of its length. Small white
markings on toes and chest are not a fault.
Height at withers: dogs 55 - 59cm, bitches 50 - 55cm.
- Level bite.
- Body too long or too short.
- Long legged animals.
- Light, round eye.
- Light bone.
- Insufficient borders between black and tan colours.
- Overshot, undershot.