Seen from the front, the front legs are straight and not placed too closely to each other. The forearm, seen from the side, stands straight and vertical. The slope of the shoulder blade is about 45 to the horizontal.
Shoulders - Well laid back.
Upperarm - Close fitting to the body.
Forearm - Strongly developed and muscular.
Pasterns - Slightly springy, strong, not straight.
Feet - Round, tight and well arched; pads hard; nails short, black and strong.
Seen from behind, legs straight and not too close together. When standing free, obtuse angles are formed between the dog’s upper thigh and the hip bone, the upper thigh and the lower thigh and metatarsal.
Upper Thigh - Moderately long, broad and strongly muscled.
Lower Thigh - Long, strongly and broadly muscled, sinewy.
Hocks – Sturdy, well angulated hocks; not steep.
Hind Feet -Slightly longer than the front feet. Toes strong, arched, as tight as front feet.