Shoulders clean and sloping with moderate angulation coordinated to permit the hackney-like action. Elbows close to the body. Legs-Strong bone development and small clean joints. As viewed from the front, straight and upstanding. Pasterns strong, perpendicular. Dewclaws should be removed. Feet small, catlike, toes strong, well arched and closely knit with deep pads. Nails thick, blunt.


The word moderate again describing the angulation of the forequarters. Flat, splayed toes are a serious fault. Serious front faults are narrow, pinched in at the elbows or wide, bulldog-like fronts.

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