Country of origin: Czech Republic
Guarantor of the race: CMKU
Date of publication of the original standard: 28.10.1984
Use: work race, classification F.C. I.:
After its international recognition: Group 1 – dogs, pasture and dogs, to the driving of cattle, except Swiss cattle dogs.
The Chodenländerhund is a medium-sized Shepherd-like dog with rectangular physique. He has long fur with rich undercoat. As a result, he is weatherproof and resistant. His harmonious physique is outstanding. All parts of the body are tuned that he acts as a unit compact and supple.
Characteristic of this breed is the position and wearing the short ears, elegant neck and neck line and beautiful hair. The movements are easy and free. It is characterized by its vibrant character without nervousness. He is affectionate, especially to children. Strangers to he is reserved, but if threatened his next or the owner, he can defend them. He is an excellent guard and protective companion dog that is suitable also for demanding training. He has an excellent sense of smell, thus he creates nose work with ease and temperament. Thanks to the ideal size and his obedience, you can educate him as a guide dog. It can be used with success in the rescue and avalanche search. He has also skills as a sheepdog, and is suitable for agility.
Ideal parameter of a 2-year-old Chodenländerhundes:
Format index: hull length creates 110% of the height at Withers
Height index: chest creates 49% of the height at Withers
Head index: length creates 46% the length of the head.
A temperamental dog without excessive reactions. He is docile, attentive, obedient, compliant,yielding. He is humble, easy to maintain, and resistant. His attachment to children is admirable, and makes it a pleasant family dog. He is fearless, confident and extremely vigilant. He has an excellent sense of smell..
The skull is flat and narrows slightly in the direction of the eye. Occipital spike is noticeable, but not visually striking. Nose is moderately shorter than the skull from which it is separated by a moderate stop . Eye arch are evident, not emerge but. The cheeks are dry and flat. The skin of the skull lot is curious, covered with short, smooth hair.
4.2. Facial skull
Catch back is straight, parallel to the line of the skull. The catch narrows wedge-shaped to the muzzle.
Medium in size, full black pigmented, the nostril are open.
Solid, dry, well fitting with closed corners of the mouth.
Upper and lower jaw are proportional, strong and long.
In, smooth, well stocked.
Healthy, strong, snow white, in a regular position, complete scissor bite.
Medium sized, almond-shaped, moderately oblique used. You should not protrude or are too deep. They are dark brown, are lively and have a pleasant expression. Eyelids are well situated.
Short prick ears, forward set, set high and situated close to each other. Ears are triangular, with broad-based. The earcups are densely hairy. The cropping is prohibited. As a whole, the head should be proportional to body size and noble work. The head should act to massive nor to soft. The characteristic and unique expression of the head is the right fix and due wear the ears, their size, shape and dense hair.
Proudly worn, harmoniously in the withers beyond our control. He should close an angle of 45 degrees with the horizontal. His hair is long and dense.
Oval cross section extends to the elbow. The ribs are moderately arched.
6.2. Front chest
Is trained through the breast leg tip significantly.
In the withers slightly increases, then just, that, not too long.
In short, supple, in a straight line to the back.
Fixed, tucked up.
As a smooth continuation of the loins, is moderately notable, tends to the rod.
In silence she ranges in light arch to the ankle. In the movement, she should reach the topline. Cropping is prohibited.
The shoulder blade is inclined, resistant to the chest adjacent and forming an angle of about 90 degrees with the long sleeve. The elbows are in good, neither off nor inwards out. The forearm is seen from all sides, completely straight and well muscled. The front foot is strong, relatively long and not too steep. The back of the forearm is covered with longer hair.
Seen from the back straight, good angulation in the knee and ankle. Metatarsus is firm. The back of the thigh is covered with thick, long hair.
Medium in oval form. They have firm, elastic bales, arched and closed toes with short, strong, well pigmented claws.
The most used movement is a low trot with a diagonal displacement of the limbs. The movement is easy, smooth and spacious.
Looking forward, well lying all over my body. Black is the color of the bales and claws. The visible mucous membranes are dark pigmented.
On the neck, the front chest and side of the thorax, the hair is slightly held out, otherwise it is up to good. The Undercoat is dense and soft. The ears are rich hairy and at the base of the ear and the ear edge tuft of hair. Particularly long hair is on the back of the neck, back, and at the back of the forearms and thighs. The rich hair of the tail is a banner on the bottom.
10.1. Hair color
Black-metal black, with red-yellow badge, "black and tan". Ever satter, the badges are the better. A different color as mentioned above is not allowed.
There are the badge:
The insignia can develop on the underside of the chest, the abdomen and the rod and it may be missing on the back of the thigh. The head has a mask which is pronounced differently.
Male: 52-55 cm
Female: 49-52 cm
The weight is moving in the range of 18 to 25 kg.
Any departure from the foregoing points must be regarded as a mistake, whose rating of deviation should be in exact proportion to its degree.
12.1. In particular
12.2. Severe error
12.3. Negative error
Traduzione Dr. med. vet. Jan Nesvadba senior, after the Czech original by ING. j. Findejs