Stanley is extremely healthy. He has not had any tremors, seizures, weakness in the legs or feet, limping, panosteitis symptoms, issues with her eyes or ears, excessive scratching or other allergy symptoms, etc. He runs, jumps, lopes, lies down, etc without any difficulty. He has never showed signs of pain or any symptoms of illness at any time. He is extremely healthy and vibrant.
blue = ideal American Dirus dog temperament
red = Stanley's temperament
Stanley has a nearly perfect temperament according to our American Dirus dog temperament standards. He is extremely intelligent and actively seeks to communicate with humans. Stanley is intuitive and watches humans constantly. He attends to his people and responds to their emotions. He is balanced, neither too submissive nor too dominant. He is adequately confident. He is easy to correct and understands even subtle verbal cues. Stanley learns new tasks almost instantly, needing only one or two trials to be proficient. Stanely is extremely affectionate and loving. He loves to snuggle and hug. He is a calm dog with only a very slight increase in energy from the standards. Stanley is very bonded with his people and looks to them for direction. Stanely is highly alert and watchful. He knows what is going on around him, even at a good distance away. Stanley plays some with toys, but is not prey or play oriented. He is motivated by the knowledge that he is doing what is expected and wanted. Stanley is not a hard dog, but rather, responds easily to touch. Stanley is not afraid of loud, sudden noises, thunder, or gun shots. Stanley has a high pain threshold and it takes a lot of pain for him to cry out. Stanley is on the vocal side and uses his voice during play. He also uses whining to communicate to people when he is in need.
Stanley is a reverse black silver wolf gray color with a black mask and yellow eyes. He has excellent conformation. He shows a straight back with a gentle slope to his rear and a short tail. He shows high shoulders and a short neck and back. Stanley stands more square than rectangular. Stanley is perfectly balanced and seems to glide across the ground when he trots. Stanley's ears are solidly erect. Stanley has thick legs and large feet. He shows more residual white spotting on his paws than is wanted in the breed. Stanley shows black ticked spots on his white areas.
Stanley does not show any faults in health. Stanley's only fault in temperament is excessive vocalization. Stanley's only conformation fault is excessive residual white spotting with the ticking gene and a short back.
What He Will Consistently Produce:
- dominant black and silver wolf gray coloring
- black mask
- yellow eyes
- short tail
- tall stature; 28-30 inches
- medium coat length
- excellent temperaments
- superior intelligence
- thinner undercoat
- lower energy