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Breed Standard Revisions for 2020

December 27, 2019

Email: breeds@ukcdogs.com

The following breed standards have been updated and are effective January 1, 2020

Boston Terrier: Remove DQ for weight over 25 pounds.
Chow Chow: Self-colored noses in cream dogs are permissible.
Mountain Feist: Ears must be erect.
Perdiguero de Burgos: Eye section. Addition of "with little or no haw."
Plott Hound: Color section has been updated. Solid colors (including black) are allowed.
Swedish Lapphund: Dewclaws are permissible (formerly undesired).
Teddy Roosevelt Terrier: New photo submitted by the National Association to replace prior photo.

A Kalamazoo, Michigan-based company founded in 1898, United Kennel Club is the largest all-breed performance-dog registry in the world, registering dogs from all 50 states and 25 foreign countries. Celebrating the unique Total Dog philosophy, UKC events highlight the instincts and heritage of dogs that look and perform equally well, as more than 60 percent of its annually licensed events are tests of hunting ability, training, and instinct. United Kennel Club prides itself on its family-oriented, friendly, educational events, welcoming both purebred dogs and dogs of unknown ancestry.

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