Is medium-sized, sleek-coated, tautly-muscled, a true athlete.
Is usually bred by responsible breeders who produce dual-purpose (both show and field) and even triple-purpose (show, field, and obedience) dogs.
Is packed with energy and thrives on vigorous exercise and athletic activities.
Responds to training more willingly than most breeds.
Is gentle and sensitive.
Is very sociable and demonstrative with his family -- likes to lean against you.
Is usually polite with everyone, including other animals.