Here are some tips on what we are looking for when you submit photos of your dog with your application

 

1. HEAD PROFILE A profile of the canine’s head is required for evaluation. This view is used to evaluate the dog’s head, including the skull and muzzle size, length, and overall appearance. No part of the head should be cut off in this shot; photograph must include the head, muzzle, ears, and neck.
2. and 3. BODY PROFILE (LEFT SIDE /RIGHT SIDE) The profile photo of the dog’s entire body is used to evaluate the overall structure and conformation, including forequarter and hindquarter angulation and body proportions. The WCA requires one clear photograph of each side of the dog; one of the dog’s complete right side and one of the dog’s complete left side. THE DOG MUST BE STANDING IN BODY PROFILE PHOTOS! The left and right body profile photos must include the dog’s head, body, legs, and tail, with NO part of the dog cut off. These photographs MUST be taken at the eye-level of the dog.
4. FRONT BODY A photograph of the dog’s entire front is required. The frontal photograph is used to evaluate the dog’s facial expression, body symmetry, as well as frontal characteristics such as body width and forequarter orientation. No part of the dog should be cut off. The canine MUST be in a standing position and the photograph MUST be taken from the dog’s eye-level.
5. REAR BODY A photograph of the dog’s entire rear is required. The rear view photograph is used to evaluate the dog’s body symmetry as well as rear characteristics such as body width and hindquarter orientation. No part of the dog should be cut off. The canine MUST be in a standing position and the photograph MUST be taken from the dog’s eye-level.