Breed Standard

American and Purebred Miniature Saanen, Sables

 The Mini-Saanen are vigorous with rugged bones yet the does should be feminine and not coarse.  Mini-Saanens are white to cream with white being preferred.   Spots on the skin are not discriminated against while small spots of color in the hair are allowed but not desirable.  The face is straight or slightly dished.  Roman noses are not desirable and are discriminated against.  The ears should be erect and alertly carried, preferable pointing forward. 

A Mini-Saanen that is any other color except solid white or solid light cream will have the registration numbers beginning with XSS, AMSS or PSS designating them as a sable colored Mini-Saanen.

 Maximum height: Does 28 Bucks 29

Evaluation of Defects

Serious Defects

Dark cream color
Several small dark spots in hair.


Examples of defects:

Photos needed


Examples of Correct Color on MiniSaanens:

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