The hindquarters are powerful with very muscular and moderately broad
thighs. The rear legs are moderately angulated. The hocks are well let
down and perpendicular to the ground when viewed from any angle. Viewed
from the rear, the hocks should be parallel to each other.
Powerful, well bent stifles. Hocks well let down. Strong buttocks, lightly
angulated. In balance with forequarters. Straight when viewed from the
rear. Thigh musculature well-developed, moderately broad. Hocks well-let-down.
Dewclaws must be removed. Feet and nails as in fore-quarters.
broad thighs, excellent moderate angulation