Appearance: Deer like in appearance
being smooth-coated, alert, spirited and
structurally well balanced, company and square
Quick, yet well balanced & graceful.
Temperament: Loyal, and willing to
please. Happy. Ready to defend family if
necessary but eager to make friends.
Elongated, and broad. Appears flat and tapers
forward toward the muzzle.
Eyes: Dark, Blue or Green/Gold, bi is
Ears: Cropped, Not cropped, tipped or
natural erect. If cropped must be cropped in
proportion to head at 12-16 weeks of age.
Muzzle: Medium and tapering to an
Nose: Black on Black and Red base coated
dogs. Red dogs may also have self colored
brown/red nose. Brown on Brown and Fawn. Blue
on Blue. Blue on Blue/Fawn.
- Teeth: Clean, of correct number,
shape and position.
Neck: Broad at shoulders, slightly arched.
Topline: Level or slightly slopping
toward the hind quarters.
Chest: Very deep, slightly barrel
shaped, well formed with no exaggeration.
Body: Well muscled, square in form
measuring within 1 inch of height from ground
to point of wither as from bend of neck to bend
straight forelegs. Length being justifiable to
length of body to give a square visual
- Toy: 4-10 inches from ground to
point of elbow. 4-12 inches from ground to
point of wither.
- Miniature: 11-16 inches from ground
to point of elbow. 13-18 inches from ground to
point of wither.
17-24 inches from ground to point of elbow.
19-26 inches from ground to point of wither.
Hind legs are angulated.
Feet: Compact, arched toes, dewclaws removed
on both front and back feet.
Tail: Docked to be 1 to 2 inches long at
maturity, set high. Undocked tails are acceptable
but not preferred and will be placed below same
quality dog with properly docked tail in class.
Natural Bobtail is acceptable but not preferred due
to inability to set length and full bob tails are a
Perfect being 1 pound of body weight per
inch of dog in height.
- IF CROPPED:
Ears cut in proportion to head.
- Skull width and
nose length in correct proportion for an
overall gathered appearance.
- Gait: Deer like
- Any deviation
from the breed standard such as but not limited
to height/weight ratio, tail length, dewclaws,
improper chest formation, unsocial, overly shy,
timid. Dirty teeth heavily penalized.
- Not within
- Not within
difference in height/weight ratio.
- Coat being
anything other than short, flat, smooth and
tight to body.
- Any color,
pattern or markings not listed in breed
- Ears not of
same set. Ears that are not cut in proportion
to head - Too short or too long.
over-exaggeration of confirmation as stated by
- Dewclaws on any
- Bad Teeth, improperly aligned teeth.
- Tail docked to
short or too short of a natural bob as it is
highly discouraged as a health risk.
- Bad Temperament,
Aggression, Inability to be controlled by
owner/handler. Dogs deemed by Judge or Show
Personnel to have such temperaments MUST
be removed immediately from the premises.
- Late to or missing pre-inspection, late to
or missing registration, late to or missing
call of any kind without PRIOR authorization by
the Show Director.
Judges decisions are
final and will not be discussed. A copy of
Your score cards will be available to you and
can be requested from ACR by fax or email a
week after the show.
Judge has the sole
discretion to drop placement if he feels there
is not an adequate representative of the
breed(s) in the class to justify award
Dogs will be judged in a class group and
individually. Scores are accumulated from both for
final scoring. Class Groups may be broken down to
Breed Group if deemed necessary by the number of
Class Group top scorers of 1, 2 and 3 are
awarded 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. 1st place
dog in each class goes on to the Superior Dog Class
for "Show Awards".
All dogs are awarded their accumulated scores
toward championship title points if the scores are
of acceptable total and afforded according to ACR
Show Rules/Policies/Standards. Dogs advancing to
advanced classes on same show day will receive
ALL of their accumulated points.
Any dog without PRIOR authorization by the Show
Director missing or late to their pre-inspection,
registration, class call, individual call or award
ceremony will be disqualified.
|Category: Terrier -
Harlequin Pinscher Date:
______________________ DNA: _____
req'd to advance
req'd to advance
|Coat: (*Score 1-5) -
Comment goes here if
Judge so chooses:
|Movement/Overall Appearance (1-7.5)
|Total Points: _________ Advanced:
______ Awarded: _____
42.5+ points in each class for a combined score of
85+ is required to advance points for accumulation
- All dogs are
REQUIRED to be micro chipped PRIOR to
entering SHOW RING.
- All dogs will
have DNA hair follicles pulled at every show
for future identification if needed. ACR may
also request DNA hair follicle samples and any
person refusing or ignoring request for
submission will be denied future
registration privileges and current dogs owned
will be elevated to suspended registrations.
fees are $15.00 per dog.
- Pedigree Fees are $15.00 per dog.
Litter papers are
Show fees are
$25.00 per dog per show.
- Any dog submitted for
dual registration MUST have a minimum 3
generation pedigree submitted with application
for registration or an additional $15.00 fee
included in order to do the Pedigree Research.
NO EXCEPTIONS! Pedigrees MUST be from an
established Pedigree Service/Registry
recognized by ACR.
- There are NO Membership fees and there
are no members of ACR.
- Registers are granted registration
- ACR reserves the right to refuse
registration if they feel the animal is not a
suitable candidate for the welfare of the
- Only those dogs verified by a Judge, Show
Personnel, ACR representative or licensed
veterinarian will be given Size classification
as Toy, Miniature or Standard. All others
will be registered as broad category of