AKC STANDARD:

The wrinkles are large and deep.

Clarification: The head wrinkles are important to the breed's typical expression. The wrinkles of the fore head should be deep and, in fans, set off by a darkening within the folds of the wrinkles. Wrinkles can, however, conceal an incorrect skull shape. To properly judge the head, the lead should be dropped so the head is up naturally and the bone structure can be examined more easily. The surplus skin under the throat and around the faceform a large fold and ruff.

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Correct head and skull Correct head and skull at repose
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CORRECT ROUND HEAD
The nose is set approximately level
with the jaws.Firm lipline,thick
cushion under eyes and deep underjaw.
this muzzle would have the correct
bite. Wrinkles do not disguise the round
broad skull and full cheeks.
INCORRECT RECTANGULAR
Eyes are set above the nose pad.
Muzzle falls away under the eyes. Muzzle
is lippy and may cover a narrow
or shallow underjaw. This head type often
conceals a length of nose and a
scissors bite. Wrinkles disguise a narrow skull
and a lack of flesh in the
cheeks.This dog aso lacks black pigment.
Ears are large with thick leathers and
hang well below the eyes.

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