The Westphalian Dachsbracke is very similar to the German Pointer in many respects, but in a reduced format. However, he gives the impression of being more powerful and stockier than his ancestor. Of moderate length, his silhouette is very strong and well built. In spite of his small size, the fundamental features of his gait correspond to those of his larger ancestors.
Between 30 and 38 cm (11.81 to 14.96 inches) for the male
Between 30 and 38 cm (11.81 to 14.96 inches) for the female
Between 15 and 18 kg (33.07 to 39.68 pounds) for the male
Between 15 and 18 kg (33.07 to 39.68 pounds) for the female
The coat varies from red to yellow with the typical Pointer saddle and white spots. It also has white stripes on the muzzle with a white collar and chest as well as white on the limbs and tip of the tail.
The body hair of a rather rough type is tight, coarse and very sticky. It is rather short on the lower limbs, ears and head, while a little longer on the neck, back and tail.
His head has a not too wide skull with a slight stop. His dark eyes are crystal clear. His large ears are medium length and slightly rounded at the tip. His nose is strongly pigmented. His strong hanging tail is set high and ends in a slight curve.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #100