Senior Bucks - 6 months of age and over, weight 3 to 4 1/4 lbs. Ideal weight 4 lbs. Senior Does - 6 months of age and over, weight 3 1/4 to 4 1/2 lbs. Ideal weight 4 1/4 lbs. Junior Bucks & Does - Under 6 months of age, max. weight 3 1/4 lbs. Min. weight 2 lbs.
General Type - 45 Points
Body - 35 Points - You want a well proportioned animal that gives the impression of overall balance and uniformity. The body is to be compact and smooth. The shoulders, midsection and hindquarters are to be well developed and well filled. Throughout the body, there is good depth, which is in balance with the body's width. When viewed from above the body should show a slight taper from the HQ's to the shoulders. When viewed from the side the top body-line is to rise in a gradual curve from the base of the ears to a high point over the center of the hips and the round downward to a full lower HQ
Head - 5 Points - The head is to balance with the body. It should be set relatively close to the shoulders and should be fill, with a well filled face and jaws. It is slightly refined in does
Ears - 5 Points The ears are to balance with the body. The ears are to be thick and well set on the head. They are to be carried erect and close together, without the showing of flanges
Fur - 35 Points Fur is to be extremely dense, straight, and upright, with an ideal length of 5/8 of an inch. it is to be the same length, density, and texture over the entire animal. Guard hairs, which are not to be noticeably protruding, are to be plentiful and evenly distributed throughout the coat. Fur is to have a lustrous appearance good body, and a plush-like effect that offers a distinct springy resistance when touched. Fur is to feel and look extremely smooth and even.