BRITISH CAVY COUNCIL

Standard faults

Faults applying to all breeds

External Cysts - Fault to be penalised according to size of cyst.

Hem in Ears - Fault to be penalised in accordance with importance of ears in the standard.

Damaged Ears - Fault to be penalised in accordance with importance of ears in the standard and the extent of the damage.

Static Mite - Fault to be penalised according to amount of mite present.

Red Flesh around eye - Fault to be penalised in accordance with importance of eyes in the standard.

Breaks in Coat - Fault to be penalised according to extent of break.

Extra toes - Single extra toes on each foot are of minor significance.

Faults applying only to short, smooth-haired varieties

(Also applying to Crested versions of smooth-haired varieties)

Quiffs or Swirls Pronounced quiffs or swirls in coat, including around the eyes, on sides, flanks or belly. - Fault to be penalised according to extent.

Other faults and disqualifications specific to any particular breed are listed under individual breed standards.

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