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Ibizan Hound

Breed Standards for the Ibizan Hound

General Appearance:

The Ibizan should possess a deer-like elegance and expression, and its movement reflects these qualities.

Nose:

Rosy flesh-colored.

Head:

Long, narrow, cone-shaped head with prominent occiput, little-defined stop, small light eyes.

Ears:

Large pointed ears, held erect when alert.

Tail:

Set low and carried in a sickle, ring or saber position.

Coat:

Can be hard, either short or wire, the latter from one to three inches in length.

Color:

White or red, solid or in any combination.

Temperament:

Gentle, mild-mannered, even-tempered, and loyal, and makes a quiet, trust-worthy house pet.