Neck and Shoulders: The neck is strong, clean cut and firm; the head is raised and the neck carried high. The shoulder should be sloping and muscular.
Body: The whole structure of the body gives an outlook of great strength without heaviness. Extraordinary compact build.
|This TRD is adorned with a
fantastic ridge on its back.
It is a fine example
of the Thailand Ridgeback dog.
Chest: The chest should be well-deep reaching to elbows and the ribs forming should be well sprung but not flat; they should not be absolutely round or barrel-shaped.
Back: The back is rather long but strong and firm.
Loin: The loin is wide, muscular and slightly arched with fair depth or flank. Abdomen must be tuck-up in the loin. The stifles angulation should be moderately bent.
Mouth: Sound white teeth meeting in a scissor bite. Altogether 42 teeth, 22 in the lower, and 20 in upper jaws.
Feet and Legs: Feet's toes, well-arched, pads thick. Straight front legs. The hind legs should be short, clean and sharply defined, nails jet black.
Tail: Well setup, carried with slight curve, tapering and dark in color to the point, well controlled.
Coat: Short, smooth, dense and close-lying. Skin very plain.
Color: Light Chestnut Red (the deeper the better) permissible for pure black, silver blue. A little white on chest, belly or above the toes or the whole body pure white is undesirable.
Size of Dogs: Weight: 50 - 65 lbs., Height: 22 - 24 inches. Bitches: Weight: 40 - 50 lbs., Height: 20 - 22 inches.