BRITISH CAVY COUNCIL

Dalmation and Roan Crested Breed Standard

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Standard of points

Points
Update October 2009
Head, Eyes & Ears Head to be short and broad. 12
Muzzle to be of good width and rounded at the nostrils.
Eyes to be large, bright and bold and set with good width between.
Ears to be large and drooping, with lower rim parallel to the ground & set with good width between.
Crest To radiate from a centre point between the eyes and ears. 20
To be a deep, regular rosette, with the lower edge well down the nose.
To have a pinpoint centre.
Body Shape To conform to standard for Dalmation/Roan as appropriate. 8
Markings To conform to standard for Dalmation/Roan as appropriate. 48
Colour To conform to standard for Dalmation/Roan as appropriate. 8
Coat To conform to standard for Dalmation/Roan as appropriate. 4
100

N.B. The points in this Standard comprise 20% for the crest and 80% from the relevant DRCC Standard, i.e. Dalmation (DRCC) or Roan (DRCC).

Varieties

This standard applies to:

  • Crested Dalmation
  • Crested Roan

Guidance notes

These are Dalmation or Roan cavies with a crest on the forehead.

Crest requirements are as for the English Crested, other features required being as for the Dalmation or Roan as appropriate.

Specific disqualifications

Specific faults

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