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Official breed standard


(Herald RKF 4 (84), 2009)

Country of origin: Germany
Date of adoption and approval of this standard: 22.04.2009
Purpose: Decorative dogs and companion dogs (9th group)
Out of the FCI classification

General view of the york biver is a small, compact, harmoniously built and elegant dog with a luxurious long straight straight hair, flowing elegant mantle along the sides of a strong, good proportions of the body, forming a part along the entire line of the top from the head to the base of the tail.
The behavior and temperament of the beaver york is a delightfully lively, cheerful, intelligent and confident dog, very contact and affectionate, with a strong, balanced character.

The head of the york beaver is small, in good proportion to the body.
The skull of the york beaver is flat, in no case round or massive.
Muzzle beaver york - not too long.
The neck of the york beaver is long, with good yield, with a scruff, not massive.
The eyes of the york beaver are dark, medium-sized, shiny, not convex, directly set, with a clever, slightly sly expression. Edging of the eyelids is dark.
Yorkie's ears are standing, highly planted, small, triangular in shape, not widely spaced from each other. Covered with short hair.
The nose of the yew beaver is black.
The teeth of the york beaver are scissor bite, but it is also allowed to be straight. The absence of 2 premolars is allowed.

Limbs of the breed BEAVER YORK

The forelegs are perfectly straight forearms, parallel to the set, abundantly covered with hair, well-formed humeroscapular joints, wide shoulder blades with a regular inclination form a short, barely noticeable withers.
The hindquarters are completely straight, well muscled, covered with hair, well defined angles of hocks, low hocks, hips and shins of the same length, strong knee joints.
Feet - round, claws black or white.
The case is very compact, with a flat top line. Ribs moderately arched, of sufficient length. The chest is lowered to the elbows, the front part of the sternum slightly protrudes beyond the humeroscapular joints or on one line with them.
The tail is unprotected, high-set, covered with hair.
Wool - on the body reaches a length from the dog's withers to the ground, absolutely straight, with glitter, silk in texture, thick and dense enough, but not fluffy, does not hide the proportions of the body.


Head. Available options: white - blue - gold or white - black - gold, preferably in good symmetry.
Housing. The options are: black - white or blue - white over the entire length; completely black or blue with a white "jabot", without the inclusion of a golden color on the body, impregnations of white color are acceptable. The front and back extremities, as well as the abdomen and chest are white. The white color on the chest extends to the neck and chin.
When viewed from the front, white color on the cranial part of the head is not necessary. Muzzle can be gold with impregnations of dark hair.


Height - preferably up to 22 cm, permissible plus 5 cm.
Weight - from 2 to 3.1 kg. Extra 0.5 kg for bitches are allowed.

Disadvantages - any deviation from the above points should be regarded as a drawback. The seriousness of the attitude toward a defect must be proportional to its degree.
- bright eyes and depigmentation of the eyelids
- unpigmented or partially pigmented nostrils
- Foldiness
- Absence of more than 3 premolars in any combination
- wavy or curly hair with a thick undercoat, not shiny
- gold marks on a black or blue background on the body, asymmetrically arranged colors on the head, an insufficiently distributed blue or black cap, almost white body color (more than 80% white)

Defects of the breed BEAVER YORK
- undershot or undershot, jaws
- short, rare wool
- color Yorkshire terrier or close to him
- absence of black or blue markings on the body

Note: males should have two testicles fully descended into the scrotum