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Tsvetnaya Bolonka

The Tsvetnaya Bolonka At a Glance
Recognized By
FCI 
Country of Origin
Russia 
Life Expectancy
13 - 17 yrs 
Height Range
8 - 11 in 
Weight Range
9 - 13 lbs 
Colors
Black, brown, gray, all colors allowed with small amt of white. Solid white or large amts of white are disqualification 
Trainability
Easy to train, more difficult to housebreak as most toy dogs 
With Children
Wonderful with children 
With Animals
They can live with other animals same size or larger 
Climate
Must be indoor 
Indoor/Outdoor
Must be indoor 
Exercise Reqd
Average play 
Grooming Reqd
Weekly brushing is a must. Most are kept in puppy cuts if not shown. Hair is medium and very curly. Not heavy shedders. 
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Breed Standard:


GENERAL APPEARANCE: Small, sturdy, balanced dog, slightly longer than height at withers.
The breed appears smart due to the profuse hair.

IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS: Length of body slightly longer than height at withers.
Muzzle a little shorter than skull.

BEHAVIOR / TEMPERAMENT: Balanced, lively, Friendly.

HEAD: In proportion with the dog, of medium size.

CRANIAL REGION:

Skull: Moderately broad, slightly rounded.

Stop: Pronounced.

FACIAL REGION:

Nose: Not protruding. Black or in harmony with the different colors of coat.

Muzzle: Lean, straight, a little shorter than the skull, slightly tapered to the nose.

Lips: Tight.

Jaws / Teeth: A Scissors bite is desirable. Level bite is admitted.
Slight undershot is tolerated.

Eyes: Of medium size, roundish, dark brown or hazel colored, set a little obliquely.
Eyelids are thin, lean, tight, eye rims black or in harmony with the different colors
of coat.

Ears: Small, set on high, carried drooping or folded, the tips of the ear are closed
to the skull.

NECK: Of medium length, lean, carried high.

BODY: Compact.

Withers: moderately developed.

Back: Straight, strong, broad, well muscled.

Loins: Short, slightly arched.

Croup: Broad, a little bit slanting.

Chest: Deep, moderately broad, oval shaped.

Belly: Slightly tucked up.

Tail: Of medium length, set on high, carried gaily with curve over back to
either side.

LIMBS:

FOREQUARTERS: Seen from front, the front legs are straight, vertical and parallel,
in good proportion and of good length in relation to the body

Shoulders: The angle at the shoulders joint varies between 90 degrees and 110 degrees.

Elbows: Turned neither in or out.

Pasterns: Strong almost upright.

HINDQUARTERS: Seen from the back, the hindlegs are straight and parallel, set a little
bit wider than the forequarters. Angulation of the rear limb must be such as to produce
a level back.

FEET: Small, arched, tight, slightly oval shaped.

GAIT / MOVEMENT: light, free.

COAT:

HAIR: Dense, thick, prose, silky, soft and supple, forming large curls or very wavy.
Large curls are referred. Undercoat well developed. Not forming a parting of the back.
Head has well-developed beard and moustaches.

COLOR: Any colors overall except white: black, black and tan, brown, brown and tan,
gray (wolf, silver), red, fawn, cream, saddle, brindle. A little white on the forechest and / or
toes is tolerated.

SIZE: Desirable height at withers 24-26 cm.

FAULTS: Any departure from the forgoing point should be considered a fault and the
Seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should in exact proportion to its
degree.

DISQUALIFYING FAULTS:

* Overshot.

* Highly pronounced undershot.

* White markings more 20% of surface overall.
* Lack of beard and moustaches.

* Tailless, short tail.

N.B.: Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into
the scrotum.

Tsvetnaya Bolonka Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Tsvetnaya Bolonka breeders:

CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Patellar Luxation Test - OFA

Tsvetnaya Bolonka Health Issues
The following conditions may be a concern in the Tsvetnaya Bolonka: