Čierny Šery (Schwarze sery/Black Cherry) UCI-Standard N° 600 / 08.09.2007 / D Patronage: Slovakia Origin: Slovak Republic DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD : 27.11.1989. UTILIZATION: Companion familly dog. CLASSIFICATION UCI : Group 9 Companion Familly Dog. Breeds is without working trial. Brief Historical summary: A brief historical overview: Breed came from the herding dogs, crossing with a Altdeutsche Hütehunde (old), Belgian Shepherd in 1945. Original name was a Slovak sheepdog-Slovenský Ovčiak . "Black Alsatian-Čierny vlčiak"is a slang term for the breed. Dog breed were recognized in Slovakia . First national registered by the Slovak Federation kennel Kynology club. (SFK) in the Slovakia in 2001. The Black Sherry Dog methodical breeding with national Pedigree was started in 1980 in Bratislava . Ultimate objective of creating the Black Sherry Dog inclined to create a well-tempered companion, family dog, be able to perform a high achievements. They have been bred for high prey drive and high activity level.They should be direct and fearless, but not aggressive. They generally have a good sense of right and wrong and the ability to tell if something is amiss. They are a loyal and dedicated dog . The breed was Internationally Registrated in the 2007 United Kennel Clubs International-Germany under the name of Black Cherry. Schwarze Sery in German. In the Januar 2008, there were accepted other coat varieties Longhair and the wire haired version. General appearance: The breed is medium size. Elegant,powerful well muscled. Size is for Male 59-67 cm, and for Female 56-62 cm. ( + - 3 cm ) Dogs have erected ears, double coat, wchich is either of medium short length , long or rought. Weight: Males: ca. 30 - 40 kgs. Females: ca. 25 - 35 kgs. Important Proportions : Moderately long rectangular shape :body length Behaviour , Temperament: Have balanced temperament. enjoys action, working, helping, attentive with good ability to be trained. Very sweet, friendly, sensitive and discreet. This sociable and gentle dog breed makes an excellent family pet. The Black Cherry breed is very lively, playful and friendly with all types of people, including children,seniors,diabilied. They are also quite tolerant of other animals. They have hight social competence and devoted to his owner.Never aggresive but barks if somebody provocates. Easilly trained, and ready to be used for all kind of work . A joyful and easy to teach working and sporting dog with capability for all round education. High social competence allows for a marked ability to adapt and integrate to all kinds of social events and situations HEAD : CRANIAL REGION: Strong, clean cut and finely chiselled, in good proportion to the body. Wedge-shaped, seen from above and from the side. Stop: Slightly marked, but clearly perceptible. Axes of skull and muzzle parallel. Skull: Only slightly rounded; central furrow only slightly perceptible. FACIAL REGION: Nose: Medium-sized; black pigmentation desired Muzzle: Powerful and moderately long in relation to the skull; Nasal bridge straight, can be gently bent. Lower line of muzzle straight, slightly convergent towards the nose. Lips: Dry, closing tightly, as black as possible. Jaws/Teeth: Powerful and complete, scissor bite. The teeth should be set square to the jaw. Eyes: Medium-sized, almond shaped, placed a little obliquely; tight fitting rims preferred. Can obliquely deployed. Eye Color: from yellow to dark brown; every shade of brown. Eye lids well fitting with black eye-rims desirable. Ears: Erect quite big ears, set high, parallel and directed forward; in the shape of an elongated triangle with the tip slightly rounded. Accepted ears: carried erect , semi-erect , drooping ears. It looks like a dog with big ears. NECK: Moderately long and muscled, with harmonious set on to the body, without dewlap; the elegantly arched neckline runs in a continuous straight line from the moderately high carried head to the withers. BODY: Body is athletic in appearance. It is covered by a thick and elastic skin . Topline : Straight. Strong, muscular, medium-long. Upper line : Level; the withers and the pin bones of the croup are at the same height. The back line can rising very slightly to the top of the croup are tolerated . Loin: Strongly muscled. Withers: Pronounced. Croup: Long and of medium width; gently sloping from the set-on to root of tail. Metacarpus (Pastern): Firm and only slightly oblique. Back: straight, Level, firm. Chest: Not too broad; reaching to the elbows; ribcage oval; extending well to the rear. Athletic in appearance, ribs well sprung,muscular chest should not be so deep and broad .Can not be barrelshaped. Prominent fore chest. Underline and belly: Flanks slender, firm; underline moderately tucked up. LIMBS : FOREQUARTERS : Viewed from the front, straight and parallel; viewed from the side, straight legs set well under the body. Strong bones and joints Shoulders : Shoulders are sloping . Tight fitting, well muscled, forming a good angle with the upper arm. Shoulder blade long and well laid back, whole shoulder strongly muscled. Upper arm : Adequately long , with good lean strong muscles. Elbows : Set well under and close to the body .Close fitting, turning neither in nor out. (Accepted :Elbows may be slightly turning out) Forearm: Long, straight, sinewy. Forming a good angle with the upper arm. Forefeet: Oval,rounded. The toes tight and well arched; firm black pads; strong and sound, toes moderately arched and close together. Nails short and strong. Carpal joint : Strong. Pasterns : Slightly sloping. Front feet : Round to oval, well knit; with tough and robust pads; hairs on feet and toes not too long. STANCES IN DOGS - SIDE VIEW: Normal Stance STANCES IN DOGS - FRONT VIEW Normal Stance Tolerated Turned-out feet. STANCES IN DOGS - REAR VIEW Normal Stance Tolerated slightly Cow-hocked HINDQUARTERS : Viewed from behind, legs straight and parallel, well muscled; strong bones. Standing not too wide; seen from the side with adequate angulation Hindquarters may be slightly up. Stifle (Knee): Adequate angulation. General appearance: Strong, sinewy, medium bone. Lower Thigh: Medium-long, oblique, with solid bone and well strongly muscled. Upper thigh : Long, broad, well muscled. Hock joint: Powerful, well angulated. Metatarsus (Rear pastern): Moderately long, straight, sinewy. Hind feet: Oval, hind feet a little longer than forefeet; toes tight and well arched; firm black pads; dark nails desired. Seen from the rear straight and parallel; standing not too wide; seen from the side with adequate angulation. Metatarsus : Short, perpendicular to the ground. TAIL: Bushy sabre tail, tapering to the tip; set on rather low; reaching at least to the hock joint; at rest, it hangs either straight down or with a slight saber-like curve in its last third part; in action carried higher, but never above the topline. The tail with curl or pronounced hook admitted. SKIN : Tight, close-fitting, without folds. Coat Colour: Colour is single-coloured black . (All black) Tolerated coloures are: black with brown markings (Bi-color) , all grey, or sable a wolf grey with lighter or brown markings (Sables). grey with darker shading, Unobtrusive, small white marks are permissible. The undercoat shows can have a light greyish tone. The colour of the Breed Dog is in itself not important and has no effect on the character of the dog or on its fitness for work (or his working ability ) and should be a secondary consideration for that reason. Coat: Double coated, with a moderately long, dense, good textured topcoat while the undercoat is short, soft and dense, making a weather resisting protection, with abundant coat to form mane, breeching and brush. Under the body, to behind the legs, the coat is longer and forms near the thigh a mild form of breeching. On the head (including the inside of the ears), to the front of the legs and feet, the hair is short. Along the neck it is longer and thicker, and in winter approaches a form of ruff. 3 varieties are permissible. Short coat: Dense, close-lying double coat; abundant undercoat covered with hard, straight protection hair; face, ears and front of legs are covered with shorter hair; at the neck and the back of the legs the coat is slightly longer. Slightly wavy, hard hair is permitted. A too short coat is not fault. Long coat: Dense, close-lying double coat; abundant undercoat covered with hard, straight protection hair; face, ears and front of legs are covered with shorter hair; at the neck the long coat forms a distinct mane and at the back of the legs it forms trousers and the hair on the tail is bushy. The coat length should never be exaggerated. Slightly wavy, hard hair is permitted. Rought coat : Dense, close-lying double coat; abundant undercoat covered with hard rought, straight protection hair; face, ears and front of legs are covered with shorter hair; at the neck and the back of the legs the coat is slightly longer. On the face the lips is covered with rought short moustache and barb GAIT / MOVEMENT: Rhythmic sequences of steps with even drive and enduring; front legs reaching out far, with strong thrust; Trot is ground covering and easy. Walking: spacious step, resembling a cheetah. The movement is free, smooth and tireless, conveying the impression of the ability to move with great stealth. Some facts: This breed follows the nternational breeding rules of the UCI (German International Kynology Organisation). UCI Stud Book has Registration of all litter and has Breeding Rules. Breeding Rules for the Member Countries: The breeding regulations of the member countries and contract partners can go beyond those of the UCI in their requirements, but may not be (inconsistent) in conflict with the UCI International Breeding Regulations. Breeding Rules of The UCI incudes also how the breeders should be. Also keep the breed standard as the guideline for the breed specific Note: Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum. 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 and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog and its ability to perform its traditional work. ELIMINATING FAULTS : • Over- or undershot bite, wry mouth; narrow; missing teeth other than P1. • Entropion, ectropion of any degree. • Any other colour or markings of different colour than specified in the standard. The colour white is not allowed. Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities or non standard shall be disqualified .