Black

Fur

The coat shall be jet black down to the skin and evenly colored over the body.

Eyes

Shall be black, large and bright.

Ears

Shall be covered in short fine black fur.

Whiskers

Shall be jet black, long and bristling.

Feet

Toenails shall be black.

Faults

White bib, paws, mustache, or chin; stray white hairs; pale eye circles; lightened fur or brown or other off-color tinge to coat; fur of any other color in the coat; toenails not of the correct color.

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