Appenzeller Sennenhund October 27, 2013 at 7:34 pm

Appenzeller Sennenhund


Description of the breed


Appenzeller – one of the Swiss breeds , the dog of medium size, adaptable to housing, which translates over all contact with the owner. Versatile , suitable for various types of training, ideal for dog sports and passionately captures the task entrusted to him . Gladly will accompany the running or cycling . If you have a dog , for you will be the center of the world and you are able to devote his attention it deserves , it appenzeller is the right choice ! Appenzeler not very fond of strangers , so effectively inform barking that someone is coming. However, if you close the beloved owner, a stranger does not count 😉 Being the owner of this dog do not count on it that he will work with anyone else – that YOU will be the most important ! Appenzeller happy to execute your order and when you ‘re happy with it , it also feels great. This greatly simplifies training so appenzellery learn quickly . His hair does not cause problems , sheds like other races twice a year – shedding undercoat and then lost a little hair , but for the rest of the year no problem. There are no special nutritional requirements , is quite resistant to stomach. Gets along with other pets .

 Appenzeller Sennenhund

Country of origin Switzerland

Use , the role of The  cattle farms as a guard dog home and zagrodowy , now also to perform various works and as a friendly family dog


Classification FCI Group 2 , Section 3


General Appearance

Dog average , to build a nearly square , proportionate body , tri-color coat . Muscular a bold appearance. Aspect ratio: height at withers to length of body = 9:20 , more compact than long. Length of muzzle to length of skull = 4:5


Behavior temperament

lively, full of vigor , confident , trustworthy and brave . Slightly suspicious of strangers. Cheerful easy to learn .



slightly wedge-shaped , relatively flat skull , tapering evenly towards the muzzle slightly pronounced stop .


dogs black : black, brown dogs : brown . Teeth strong full , regular scissor bite , pincer tolerated and no premolars P1 and third molar M3 .

Cheeks poorly marked . eyes rather small , almond , niewyłupiaste , with lively expression , black dogs dark brown with lighter brown , but as dark as possible . Ears set relatively high and wide . When the dog is calm hanging flat and close to the cheeks when the dog is alert raised at the base and returned to the front. Triangular with rounded tips . neck medium length , strong and shapely . body compact and substantial. back moderately long , strong and simple. loins Short and muscular. rump short , an extension of the spine . thorax Broad, deep reaching to the elbows . stomach slightly tucked up. tail Set high , strong, medium length, bushy. The motion carried tightly curled tail to rump , on the side or in the middle. Forelegs muscular. Seen from the side , straight and parallel , spaced not too close together. Hindquarters well muscled , seen from behind, straight and parallel. Dewclaws must be removed.


movements A good drive from behind, pulled a long step forward. Legs seen from the rear or front moving in a straight line. robe double , compact and simple. WÅ‚osokrywowy thick and shiny . The undercoat is thick , black, brown or gray . It should not be visible through the top coat . Slightly wavy coat on shoulder and back tolerated but not desirable. Colour and meaning Basic color black or havana brown with symmetrical red and white markings . Small red spots above the eyes . Red markings on the cheeks, chest (left and right ) as well as on his feet , where the color red must be located between the black or brown and white . White markings : white blaze that runs from the nose to the areas of the skull, may partially or completely cover the muzzle. White on all four legs, the tail end , tolerated white dot on the back of the neck or half collar , thin white ring around neck tolerated . Sizes Dogs : 52-56 cm at the withers Bitches: 50-54 cm at the withers. Tolerated difference of 2 cm. Cons any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and evaluated according to the degree of its importance . Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles in the scrotum .

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