The standard says; Broadest at ears, tapering slightly to eyes, muzzle tapering more decidedly to nose, lips level, head long , skull flat rather than rounded with very slight rise over the eyes with no stop. coated with moderately long hair, softer than the rest of the coat. Nose slightly aqualine and black . In lighter dogs black muzzel preferred. Good moustache of rather silky hair and some beard.

head exhibiting too much stop.


a lovely head

good example of a head that fits the standard

another head that fits the standard on a older hound

another Rotherwood good head

a head of the past

As you can see each breeder has interpreted the standard in their way and the heads although different all meet the standard. We are researching more pictures on this section.Unfortunately some of the old pictures we have does not show heads clearly.

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