DUTCH KOOIKERDOG (STANDARDS)
1) General app. 2) Head and neck. 3) Body. 4) Tail. 5) Legs and feet. 6) Coat. 7) Movement.
1) General appearance.
Agile parti-coloured dog with a nearly square body. The length is slightly more than the height at shoulder. It has a well-feathered tail and an uplifted head. Distinct and clear orange-red patches on white. Colour should dominate. Black and white and three-coloured dogs are not admitted. Temperament: Cheerful but not noisy, friendly, good-natured and alert.
2) Head and neck.

Skull: sufficiently broad and moderately domed. Stop clear, but not too deep.

Muzzle: not too deep, lips not overhanging, well filled cheekbones, black nose..

Pattern: a blaze is preferred, coloured cheeks.

Eyes: almond shaped, deep brown with a friendly alert expression.

Ears: medium size, set on just above the line from the point of the nose to the corner of the eye; no white; hanging close to the cheeks. Long feathered black tips are preferred.

Teeth: the standard bite is scissors, pincer bite admitted.

Neck: straight and well muscled.

3) Body.
Strong back, deep brisket with sufficient spring of ribs. Height at shoulder from about 35-40 cm (14-16 inch).
4) Tail.
Carried on level with back or slightly above, not curved. Well-feathered with a white plume, the last vertebra reaching the hock.
5) Legs and feet.
Forelegs: straight and not too heavily feathered. Hindquarters: breeches long feathered; no feathering below the hock, the tarsal joint sufficiently angulated. Feet: small, with toes close, covered with short hair.
6) Coat.
Hair medium long, with a slight wave or straight, no curls, hair not too fine. Well developed undercoat.
7) Movement.
Flowing and springy, not stepping.