The German Shepherd Dog should have a smooth top line, beginning from
the back of the neck and continuing in a straight line over a well developed
wither and sloping slightly toward the croup.
The tail should be bushy on the underside, and should reach at least to
the hock joint.
The front legs should be absolutely straight. The feet should be rounded,
with the toes well closed and arched. The hindquarter bones should be
rounded toward the back, and, when viewed from the back, parallel to each