Torso: Moderately long and substantial with a rectangular stance. Chest full and broad. Back to be straight but not level, rising slightly toward hips. Hips almost as wide as chest. Deep flank. Muscular and athletic in appearance. Legs: In proportion to the body, of good length and substantial boning. Feet: Large and round. Toe tufts are desirable in longhairs. Tail: Short, with a minimum length of 1 inch actual bone. May extend to the hock, but not past it. Boning: Substantial. Musculature: Substantial, firm and especially noticeable in males.