TRANSLATION : UKU.
DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL VALID STANDARD :
UTILIZATION: Companion Dog.
BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY:In the end of the 70thin Odesa, Ukraine, Mrs Tamara Shargorodskaya, the UKU-FCI judge, initiated the creation of a breed group in the result of the planned matings of the dogs of the breeds Fox Terrier, Miniature Poodle, Maltese and Chinand in 2004 the formed breed was called ODIS and the breed standard was developed.
GENERAL APPEARANCE: Odis is a gay and lively dog with a bright temperament. It resembles to the South Russian Shepherd dog in appearance. The bone structure and body must be strongly built which is very important for this small dog, but it does not mean that Odis is clumsy, heavy or coarse. It is neither long-legged nor stumpy. Hindquarters move with plenty of drive and the forequarters have good reach. General measures, constitution and proportions are important. Its body is covered by the dense long hair of 7-15 cm with well-developed undercoat.Top hair on the head forms a forelock, whiskers and a beard. The tail is carried over the top line in rest.
Height at withers: Males – 30 cm., females – 28 cm. (with tolerance +/- 2 cm.).
The depth of the chest: is half of the height at the withers.
Length of the head: is 40% of the height at the withers.
Length of the muzzle: is half of the length of the head.
Length index (Format): 110.
BEHAVIOUR/TEMPERAMENT: A sanguine dog.
HEAD: Head seen from above or from the side resembles to a blunt wedge.
Skull:Slightly domed, moderately wide, gradually tapering to the eyes.
Stop is noticeable.
The superciliary arches and occiput are slightly developed.
Well-filled under eyes.
Jaw muscles are slightly developed.
Nose: The nose is wide; nostrils are well-developed. The nose is black. The dogs of the fawn coat color may have dark brown nose.
Foreface: Well filled, deep enough. Nasal bone is straight. Forefaceis gradually tapering to the nose.
Lips: Tight- fitting, moderately thick, well pigmented.
Jaws/Teeth: Scissor or level bite. Jaws are strong.
Eyes: Of medium size, oval, dark, slightly oblique; eye rims are well pigmented.
Ears: Flat, lying closely to the skull, set on high, of mediumsize and reaching the eye line, slightly rounded at the tip.
NECK: Longer than the head,middle set, lean, gradually widening to the shoulders, well-muscled with tight skin, without dewlap; nape of the neck is well-pronounced.
Topline: Firm, strong, slightly sloping from the well-pronounced nape to the pronounced withers and further along the level back turning into level loin and then into the slightly sloping croup.
Withers: Pronounced, well-muscled.
Back: Strong and straight, itslength is half of the body length.
Loin: Short, muscled and level.
Croup: Short, slightly sloping,muscled.
Underline and Belly: Moderately tucked up.
Chest: The chest is sufficiently wide and oval in the cross-section, deep. The ribs are moderately sprung. Forechest is pronounced enough.
TAIL: Carried over the topline. Reaches the hocks by its length.
FOREQUARTERS: Seen from the front, parallel and widely set.
Shoulders: The shoulder blades are sloping.
Upper arm: Forming an angle of 100 degrees with the shoulder blade.Well-muscled.
Forearm: Straight, upright, and well-muscled.
Carpus (Wrist): Lean, reasonably wide, in one plane with the forequarters.
Metacarpus (Pastern): Slightly sloping.
Forefeet: Oval, well-knit.
HINDQUARTERS: Parallel, not widely set.Seen from the side, are standing behind the vertical line drawn from the point of buttocks. Well angulated.
Upper thigh: Seen from the side, slanting.
Lower thigh: Slanting, well-musculed.
Hock: Well defined.
Metatarsus (Rear pastern): Vertical.
Hind feet: Round, arched and well-knit.
GAIT/MOVEMENT: Trot is typical. Movements are free, easy and straight.
SKIN: Sufficiently sick, elastic, without wrinkles or folds.
HAIR: Thick, long (7-15 cm) coat with well-developed undercoat all over the body.Top hair is moderately rough, long and slightly kicked; young and shedding dogs may have shorter hair. Top hair on the headforms a forelock, covering eyes and reaching the nose; whiskers and a beard. No trimming, which changes the dog’s shape, is allowed.
COLOUR: White, white with spots of various colours (except for liver), white with grey (blue), dark grey, fawn of various tints (except for orange).
FAULTS: Any departure 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.
• Slightly under- or over-sized.
• Short forelock, not covering eyes.
• Poorly developed whiskers and beard.
• Spotted nose. At least ½ of the nose is pigmented.
• Too prominent light eyes.
• Ears short or turned back.
• Skull too domed.
• Low-set tail. Tail not reaching a hock joint.
• Slightly defined withers.
• Week back.
• Sickle hocks.
• Feet not arched enough.
• Bindy movements.
• Soft, too wavy hair.
• Aggressive, overly shy.
• Not pigmented nose.
• Overshot, undershot.
• Ectropion, entropion.
• Height differs more +/- 5 cm from the standard.
• Square body.
• Pricked ears.
• Light eyes.
• Big bright spots of various colors (liver, orange).
• Short, low set, loose neck.
• Undefined withers.
• Curly hair.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.
N.B. : Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.