FEDERATION CYNOLOGIQUE INTERNATIONALE (AISBL) SECRETARIAT GENERAL
20.01.2012 / DE FCI - Standard Nr. 109
ORIGIN : Great
DATE OF PUBLICATION
OF THE OFFICIAL VALID STANDARD: 13.10.2010.
UTILIZATION: Flushing dog
FCI-CLASSIFICATION: Group 8 Retrievers, Flushing dogs, Water dogs
Section 2 Flushing dogs with working trial
well boned, active with a thoughtful expression, overall appearance
denoting strength. The Clumber should be firm, fit and capable of a day’s
work in the field.
Behaviour and Temperament
Stoical, great-hearted, highly intelligent with a determined
attitude enhancing his natural ability. A silent worker with an
excellent nose. Steady, reliable, kind and dignified; more aloof
than other Spaniels, showing no tendency towards aggression.
medium length. No exaggeration in head and skull.
Skull : Broad on top with decided occiput; heavy brows. Stop
: Square. Lips : Well developed flews.
with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper
teeth closely over-lapping lower
teeth and set square to the jaws.
amber. Full light eyes highly undesirable. Acceptable to have
some haw showing but without excess.
Free from obvious eye problems.
leaf-shaped, well covered with straight hair. Hanging slightly
forward, feather not to extend below leather.
muscled and strong.
: Straight, broad, long. Loin : Muscular. Chest : Deep; well sprung ribs which are carried well back. Underline and belly : Well let down in flank.
Docked : Set low. Well feathered, carried level with back.
Undocked: Set low. Well feathered, carried level with back.
: Strong, sloping, muscular. Forearm : Legs short, straight, well boned, strong. Forefeet: Large, round, well covered with hair.
General appearance: Very powerful and well developed hindquarters. Stifle (Knee) : Well bent and set straight. Hock joint : Low. Hindfeet : Large, round, well covered with hair.
fore and aft, with effortless drive.
Abundant, close, silky and straight. Legs and chest well feathered. Colour : Plain white body preferred, with lemon markings;
orange permissible. Slight head markings and freckled muzzle.
from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the
seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be
in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health
and welfare of the dog and on its
ability to perform its traditional work.
or overly shy.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities
shall be disqualified.
animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended
into the scrotum.
Standard: FCI Secretariat General: 13, Place Albert 1er B –
6530 Thuin (Belgique)