Standard should be relatively stable to breeding work on it could be conducted over several generations. Only if this breed will progress and firmly established her dignity and valuable qualities. At the same time, the standard should not be a hindrance or obstacle to work. Therefore, periodically, at least to improve the level of rock, standards, revising upwards the requirements that need to further improve the breed. The standard should be reflected historically typical features that characterize exterior rock, as well as specific features related to training, using and conditions of the main body of the animals.
Load standards unnecessary details and descriptions of many small, insignificant signs, of course, it is impractical: it would divert the attention of breeders from the main and most important feature, greatly complicate the selection and recruitment. But it is equally wrong to try to simplify all the standards put out to dry and monotonous scheme. Breeds of dogs are the product of creative human labor. If you stop to selection, selection, and not engaged in education of young animals, the breed gradually disappear. It is well known, for example, many breeds of dogs that had broad spread and completely disappeared at this time. So gone Brudastov old greyhound, can not compete with the superior quality of its Russian dogs.
Then started to decrease Russian breed dogs gave way to more universal breed greyhounds related to hunting. In the larger settlements with high population density and condominium disappear dogs of large breeds (St. Bernards, Great Danes), etc.