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Quote from the Official Standard

"Slight fall to back close behind shoulders (lowest part) whence the spine should rise to loins (top higher than top of shoulder), curving again more suddenly to tail, forming arch (termed roach back) - a distinctive characteristic of the breed."

 

Orientation

 

Correct back

Straight back (fault)

Camel back (fault)

Sway back (fault)

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