The sequence follows FCI breed standard.
Ca de Bestiar(Majorca Shepherd Dog)
: Herding Dog
BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY
: The Ca de Bestiar originated in Spain. It is also known as the Majorca Shepherd Dog.
The Ca de Bestiar was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 2006.
: A medium sized, short coated black flock guardian breed with natural ears and tail.
BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT
: Intelligent, thoughtful, and protective.
: The head is sharply defined.
: Medium sized and well proportioned to the head.
: The Ca de Bestiar has a complete set of evenly spaced, white teeth meeting in a scissors or level bite.
: Small, round and set wide apart.
: Left natural.
: The neck is short and strong.
: The chest is deep and broad. The ribs are well sprung. The back is straight and strong and the loins are muscular.
: The tail is undocked.
: The forelegs are straight and strong.
: The feet are small and compact, with well arched toes and hard pads.
: The hind legs are muscular, and the stifles and hocks are well angulated.
GAIT / MOVEMENT
: Swift, very agile and flowing.
: The coat is short.
: The color is black.
: Average height at the withers is from 22 to 24 inches. Average weight is from 77 to 88 pounds.
: Unilateral or bilateral cryptorchid. Viciousness or extreme shyness. Albinism.
Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.