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The standard explanations
The standard explanations

Little comparative illustrated analysis of the breed`s standard.



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The standard provides:

The Carpathian Shepherd Dog is of the mesocephalic type...


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Dolichocephalic

Meaning long headed, wherein the cranial length is greater than the cranial width.

Long, rectangular cranium.

Dolichocephalic

Brachycephalic

Meaning short headed or broad headed, wherein the length of the cranium is shorter than the width. This gives the top and sides of the cranium a round shape, often referred to as 'apple-head'.

Wide or oval cranium.

Brachycephalic

Mesocephalic

Meaning the ratio of cranial length is equal to cranial width, normal or medium proportion.

Square cranium.

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