BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY:
This breed comes from medium-sized dogs who formerly lived in Japan. He settled in the District Kai (Yamanashi Department) which is a region surrounded by mountains. Also received the name of “Kai tora-ken”. Striped fur is a characteristic of these dogs note. They are mainly used in hunting wild boar and deer. It is assumed that its tendency to form a pack, exceptional contributed to maintain the purity of the breed. In the year of 1934, the race was declared a “Natural monument”.
Dog of medium stature, well proportioned, strong body structure with a well-developed musculature. Their special features such as the mountainous district of the Japan dog, are strong limbs and joints warm-exceptionally developed tarsianas.
The relationship between the height of the cross and the length of body is 10: 11.
TEMPERAMENT / BEHAVIOR:
His temperament is very awake and vigilant.
Skull: Wide front.
Depression (Stop) naso-frontal: Sharp, with little marked frontal furrow.
Truffle: Black, straight nose cane.
Snout: Pointy, not very long, but moderately wide.
JAWS / teeth: Powerful scissors bite.
Cheeks: Well developed.
Eyes: Relatively small, almost triangular, of dark brown color.
Ears: A little bigger than in other breeds Japanese medium-sized, triangular, directed slightly forward, performed strongly upright.
Thick, strong and muscular.
Back: Straight and short.
Lomo: Wide and muscular.
Chest: deep, ribs moderately arched.
Belly: Very retracted.
High, thick, insertion carried on vigorously coiled back or sickle-shaped. The tip of the tail should reach approximately up to the hocks.
Shoulders: Shoulder blade moderately oblique and covered with a well-developed musculature.
Elbows: Well glued.
Forearm: Straight, strong and muscular.
Metacarpus: Slightly inclined.
Articulation warm-tarsiana: Robust and elastic.
Toes well arched and compact; pads thick and elastic. Hard nails, preferably dark color.
Light and elastic.
Layer hair hard and straight, soft and dense internal fluff. On the tail is relatively long and is more separated.
Black striped, striped and red, striped. It is characteristic of this breed puppies to submit one color, which becomes striped in the course of its development.
Height to the cross: In males: 53 cm
In females: 48 cm.
Tolerate a deviation of +/-3 cm.
Any deviation from the above criteria is considered missing and the severity of it considers the degree of deviation to the standard and its impact on the health and welfare of the dog.
• Inverted sexual characteristics.
• Truffle color clear.
• Mild upper or lower prognathism.
• Colored eyes clear.
• Short or long hair.
• Dog aggressive or fearful.
• Marked higher or lower prognathism.
• Not erect ears.
• Tail short or pendant.
• Pale color of their fur.
• Fur with many white markings.
• Extremely fearful dog.
Any dog showing clear signs of physical abnormalities or behavior should be disqualified.
Males should be two appear normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.