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Persian & Exotic

Breed Council

Standards

Similar but not so much...

Persians & Exotics

Same standard with just a few differences

The Standard

Medium to Large

Size

General

Shape

Forehead

Cheeks

Nose
1
2
3

Chin

Jaws

Expression

Ears - Shape

Ears - Placement

Eyes - Shape

Head
25 points

Round and massive, well balanced, very broad skull

Rounded

Full

Short, borad, with a definite stop, but not a snub nose.
The nose bridge and the nose leather must be wide.
Nostrils well open, allowing free and easy passage of air.
Stop to be between the eyes, neither above the upper eyelid nor below the lower eyelid.

Strong

Broad and powerful

Nice open

Small, round-tipped, well tufted on the inner side

Set very wide apart and rather low on the head

Large, round and open, set wide apart

Brilliant and expressive, as described in the appropriate colour variety, but pure in colour

Eyes - Color

Eyes
15 points

Neck

Structure
1

Legs

Legs - Paws
1

Tail
1
2

Body
25 points

Strong and strong

Cobby, low on legs, broad chest;
Massive shoulders and back, well muscled

Short, thick and strong

Large and round, firm;
Tufts between the toes are preferred

In proportion to the length of the body, slightly rounded tip
PER - Short and bushy
EXO - Short and well furnished

Structure

Coat
10 points

PER - Long and dense, fine and silky texture (not woolly). A full frill covers the shoulders and the chest
EXO - Short, dense, plush and soft in texture. Stands out from the body due to the thick undercoat

Colour

Coat
20 points

For recognised colour varieties refer to the full FIFé standard at FIFé's website.

Show Condition
5 points

TOTAL: 100 points