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Breed Standards for the Briard

 

 

General Appearance:

The Braird is square or slightly longer than it is tall and powerful without being course

 

 

Head:

Wide muzzle with mustache and beard; Large calm eyes; High-set ears; natural ear is straight, lying away from the head and covered with hair, cropped ear is long with rounded tip.

 

 

Tail:

Carried low and ending in curve

 

 

Color:

All uniform colors except white (includes black, tawny, and gray shades)

 

 

Size:

Weight:  75–100 lb

Height:   male: 23-27”;  female: 22-25.5”

 

 

Gait:

Its movement has been described as quicksilver, with supple, light strides that give the impression of gliding.

 

 

Coat:

Its undercoat is fine and tight, and its outer coat is coarse and dry, lying flat in long, slightly wavy locks.

 

 

Temperament:

Independent, intelligent, and self-assured


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