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shade than the rest. The legs up to the thighs and elbows being also tan. The body black orv dark grizzle.

“Size—Dogs 40lb. to 45lb. weight. Bitchesslightly less.

“It is the unanimous opinion Of the club that the size Of the Airedale terrier as given in the above standard is one Of, if not the most important, characteristics of the breed; all judges who shall henceforth adjudicate on the merits Of the Airedale terrier shall consider undersized specimens of the breed severely handicapped when competing with dogs of the standard weight. And that any of the club’s judges who, in the opinion of the committee, shall give prizes or otherwise push to the front dogs of a small type, shall be at once struck Off from the list of specialist judges.”

NUMERICAL Pom'rs (NOT THE CLUB STANDARD).

Value. Value. Head, ears, eyes, mouth . 20 Legs and feet .......... .. 15 Neck, shoulders, and Coat ...................... .. 15 chest 10 Colour ................... .. 10 Body ...................... .. 1 0 General character and Hindquarters and stem... 5 3 expression .......... .. 15 45 l 55

Grand Total. 100.

White marks or patches on the body, &c., and an uneven mouth, either overshot or undershot, should be absolute disqualifications, and in making their awards judges ought to be particularly careful in not giving prizes to animals too small in size, and which are likely to resemble in appearance the Irish or Welsh terriers almost as much as they do the Airedale terrier.

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