CYNOLOGIQUE INTERNATIONALE (AISBL) SECRETARIAT GENERAL (Belgique)
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
boned, active with a thoughtful expression, overall appearance
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.
Jaws / Teeth
with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper
teeth closely over-lapping lower
teeth and set square to the jaws.
Clean, dark amber.
Full light eyes highly undesirable. Acceptable to have some haw
showing but without excess.
Free from obvious eye problems.
Large, vine 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.
: Males : 29.5 - 34 kgs
Females : 25 - 29.5 kgs
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.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities
shall be disqualified.
N.B.: Male animals
should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into
Standard: FCI Secretariat General: 13, Place Albert 1er B –
6530 Thuin (Belgique)