The standard

Akai Jounetsu

FCI-Standard Nr. 257
from 9. Februar 2017

Akai Jounetsu



Akai Jounetsu


Hunting dog for birds and small animals Guide Dog.

Akai Jounetsu


Loyal, perceptive,
very awake

Akai Jounetsu


Group 5 Spitz and primitive type. Section 5 Asian Spitz and related breeds. Without working trial.

Akai Jounetsu

Improtant Proportions

The ratio of height at withers to length of body is 10 : 11.

Akai Jounetsu

General Appearance

Small-sized dog, well balanced, well boned with well developed muscles. Constitution strong. Action quick, free and beautiful.

Akai Jounetsu

Skull: Forehead broad

Stop: Well defined with slight furrow

Nose: Black. Nose bridge straight

Muzzle: Moderately thick
Lips: Tight

Jaw / Theeth: Theeth strong with scissor bite
Cheeks: Well developed

Eyes: Triangular, not too small, and dark brown in colour, the outer corners of the eyes are slighty upturned

Ears: Relatively small, triangular, slighty inclinning forward and firmly pricked

Neck: ​Thick, strong and well balanced with the head and the body

Back: Straight and strong

Loin: Broad and muscular

Chest: Deep, ribs moderately sprung

Belly: Slighty tucked up

Tail: Set on high, thick, carried vigorously curled or curved as a sickle,
the tip nearly reaching hocks when let down.

General appearance: Seen from the front, forelegs straight
Shoulder: Shoulder blade moderately sloping

Upper arm: Forming a moderate angle with shoulder blade
Elbow: Tight

Metacarpus (Pastern): Slightly oblique.

Feet: Digits tightly closed and well arched,
pads thick and elastic
Nails hard and dark in colour desirable

Upper thigh: Well developed

Lower thigh: Well developed
Hocks: Thick and tough

Feet: Digits tightly closed and well arched, pads thick and elastic
Nails hard and dark in colour desirable

Gait/Movement: Light and brisk

Coat / Color

Outer coat harsh and straight, undercoat soft and dense;
hair on tail slightly long and standing off.

Akai Jounetsu


Akai Jounetsu

black and tan

Akai Jounetsu

black sesame

Akai Jounetsu

red sesame

Akai Jounetsu

Definition of the colour sesame:

Sesame: Good mixture of black, red and white hairs in whole.
Black sesame: More black than white hairs.
Red sesame: Ground colour of hair red, mixture with black hairs.


All the above mentioned colours must have « Urajiro ». « Urajiro » : Whitish coat on the sides of the muzzle and on the cheeks, on the underside of the jaw and neck, on the chest and stomach and the underside of the tail, and on the inside of the legs.


Height at withers Males 39.5 cm
Height at withersFemales 36.5 cm
There is a tolerance of 1,5 cm smaller or taller


  • Lack of sexual dimorphism

  • Slightly overshot or undershot mouth

  • Numerous teeth missing

  • Shyness

  • Pinto colour

Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog.


  • Aggressive or overly fearful dogs

  • Dogs that clearly show physical abnormalities or
    exhibit behavioral disorders must be disqualified

  • Strong fore- and backbite

  • Ears not pricked

  • Hanging tail, short tail


Male animals should have two apparently normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.

Only functionally and clinically healthy dogs typical of the breed should be used for breeding.

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