Rules applying to adf sanctioned shows.
ADF sanctioned dog shows are very
much like any other registering body
such as akc,ukc, ckc, these registering
bodies adf, akc,ukc and ckc are about
promoting dog breeds in obedience and
in the show ring. The American dog
federation adf, respects the other dog
registry american kennel club ,united
kennel club ukc and the continental
kennel club
ckc All dog clubs must get permission to
hold a sanctioned show from the
American Dog Federation, American  
Kennel Club United Kennel Club and
Continental Kennel Club all of whom
have
shows that hede dog clubs sanction.
Rules applying to adf sanctioned shows. ADF sanctioned dog shows are very much like any other registering body such as akc,ukc, ckc, these registering bodies adf, akc,ukc and ckc are about
promoting dog breeds in obedience and in the show ring. The American dog federation adf, respects the other dog registry american kennel club ,united kennel club ukc and the continental kennel club
ckc All dog clubs must get permission to hold a sanctioned show from the American Dog Federation, American  Kennel Club United Kennel Club and Continental Kennel Club all of whom have
shows that hede dog clubs sanction.
                              AMERICAN DOG FEDERATION


                                                                                          NORTH AMERICAN MASTIFF     Working Group 10
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                             GENERAL APPEARANCE

THE NORTH AMERICAN MASTIFF IS A BREED WITH  HEAVY BONE, WHO IS
MUSCULAR AND POWERFUL BUT VERY AGILE.
HEIGHT AND SUBSTANCE WITH LARGE BONE PREFERRED BUT IN
GOOD PROPORTION.  
THE FIRST THING ONE NOTICES  ABOUT THE NORTH AMERICAN MASTIFF
IS THE SIZE AND THE OVERALL BALANCE WITH EVERY PART OF THE DOG
BEING IN PROPORTION.
THE NAM OR  NORTH AMERICAN MASTIFF IS AN IMPRESSIVE LARGE VERY
MUSCLED AND AGILE DOG THAT CLEARLY GIVES THE IMPRESSION OF
INTELLIGENCE AND ABILITY.
SERIOUS FAULTS-  KINKED TAILS, GAIL TAILS,  DOCKED TAILS,
EXAGGERATED UNDERSHOT JAW, OVERSHOT JAW, GAIT BEING
UNCHARACTERISTIC OF THE MOLOSSUS BREEDS, OVERLY EXCESSIVE  
WRINKLED DOGS AND OVERDONE DOGS.

                                     STANDARD

HEAD -  WIDE AND FLAT BETWEEN THE EARS WITH THE STOP BEING WELL
DEFINED. NOSE TO STOP CAN BE  SLIGHTLY SHORTER THAT STOP TO
OCCIPUT. THE PLANES OF NOSE TO STOP ARE PARALLEL WITH THE
PLANES FROM STOP TO OCCIPUT.
SERIOUS FAULT UNEVEN PLANES.
EYES - TRIANGULAR OR GIVING THE APPEARANCE OF ALMOND SHAPE DUE
TO HEAD WRINKLE
EYE COLOR - SHADES OF AMBER, BROWN OR BLUE IN ACCORDANCE TO
THE COAT COLOR
EARS -  SET HIGH ON HEAD AND CROPPED SHORT
NOSE -   LARGE AND WELL PIGMENTED BUT IN ACCORDANCE TO THE
COAT COLOR OF THE DOG. THE NOSTRILS ARE LARGE AND  WELL OPENED.
LIPS -  THICK AND LONG BUT NOT EXCESSIVE OR GIVING THE
APPEARANCE AS PENDULOUS.
THE TOP LIP SHOULD COVER THE BOTTOM NO MORE THAN ¾ OF AN INCH.
THE BOTTOM LIP SHOULD NOT BE LOOSE OR FLESHY.
  • SERIOUS FAULT EXCESSIVE LIP
BITE – THE JAW IS STRONG AND TAPERS SLIGHTLY FRONT TO BACK. A
SCISSORS BITE IS PREFERRED AN EVEN OR SLIGHTLY UNDERSHOT BITE
SHOULD NOT BE PENALIZED.
  • SERIOUS FAULT OVERSHOT OR UNDERSHOT MORE THAN 1/4 INCH
NECK -  STRONG,WELL MUSCLED  AND NOT TOO SHORT GIVING A
BALANCED APPEARANCE TO THE HEAD AND BROADENING FROM THE BASE
OF THE SKULL AND  NICELY FITTING INTO THE SHOULDERS.  
DEWLAP -  NEITHER EXCESSIVE OR PENDULOUS
ELBOWS  - TURNING NEITHER IN OR OUT BUT PARALLEL TO THE BODY.
RIB CAGE - WELL SPRUNG AND WELL FILLED IN   
FRONT LEGS - THE FRONT LEGS CARRY THICK BONE, WITH WELL DEFINED
AND HEAVY MUSCLE THE FRONT LEGS ARE VERSICLE WITH NO BOWING
AS SEEN FROM THE FRONT AND SIDE.
FRONT PASTERNS - THE FRONT PASTERNS ARE SHORT, THICK AND
STRONG AND ARE IN PROPORTION TO THE LENGTH OF THE FORELEGS.
FEET – WELL PADDED BUT TOES ARE NOT KNUCKLED NOR COMPACT AND  
SLIGHTLY EAST WEST

       BACK, HINDQUARTERS COLOR SIZE AND GAIT

BACK - WIDE AND STRONG. HIGHEST PART OF SHOULDER BLADE BARELY
RISING ABOVE THE STRONG, LEVEL TOPLINE OF THE BACK.
TOPLINE - STRAIGHT
CROUP -  BROAD AND STRONG WITH HAS WELL-DEFINED MUSCULATURE.
SEEN FROM THE SIDE, IT DROPS SLIGHTLY.
TAIL - THE TAIL IS STRONG,SET RIGHT OFF THE CROP TAPERING
SLIGHTLY TO THE END. WHEN IN REPOSE CARRIED LOW WITH A SLIGHT
CURVE., WHEN ALERT CARRIED LEVEL WITH THE BACK WITH A SLIGHT
CURVE
SERIOUS FAULTS GAY TAIL, KINKED TAIL OR DOCKED TAIL
                            HINDQUARTERS
HINDQUARTERS - STRONG AND MUSCULAR BUT IN PROPORTION TO THE
REST OF THE DOG

UPPER THIGHS - WIDE/DEEP WELL SHAPED, AND VERY MUSCULAR AS
SEEN FROM THE BACK OR SIDE  
SECONDARY THIGHS/GASKINS -  WELL DEVELOPED WITH PROMINENT
MUSCULATURE.
STIFLES -  STRONG AND FIRM WITH THE CORRECT ANGULATION AS SEEN
IN THE SHOULDERS
HOCKS - TURNING NEITHER IN OR OUT
  • SERIOUS FAULT: COW HOCKED OR SICKLE HOCKS
HIND FEET - SLIGHTLY SMALLER THAN THE FOREPAWS, WELL PADDED  
AND POINT STRAIGHT TO THE FRONT.
GAIT -  ROLLING BUT GROUND COVERING AND STRONG. PACING IS
ACCEPTABLE. THE OVERALL APPEARANCE IS A DETERMINED POWERFUL
GROUND COVERING GAIT.
  • SERIOUS FAULTS: GAY TAIL WHEN MOVING, HACKNEY OR
    PRANCE TYPE GAIT,SIDEWINDING/CRABBING
COLORS -  BLACK, FAWN, BLUE, BROWN, CHOCOLATE, RED, BUCKSKIN,
APRICOT COAT PATTERNS :SOLID MERLE, BRINDLE, PIED
FEMALES -  UP TO 150 LBS. SOME FEMALES CAN BE AS LARGE AS MALES
LARGER IS PREFERRED BUT SMALLER IS ACCEPTABLE AS LONG AS MASS
AND PROPORTION IS THER.E
MALES -  RANGE FROM UP TO 170 LBS .BUT GREATER WEIGHT IS USUAL
AND PREFERABLE AS LONG AS CORRECT PROPORTION AND FUNCTION
ARE MAINTAINED.
THE ABSENCE OF MASSIVENESS IS TO BE SO SEVERELY PENALIZED AS TO
ELIMINATE THE DOG  FROM COMPETITION.






                             









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