American and Purebred Miniature Saanen & Miniature Sable
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, preferably pointing forward.
Evaluation of Defects
Dark cream color
Several small dark spots in hair
Maximum height: Does: 29 inches, Bucks: 31 inches
Examples of Correct Color for the Mini-Saanen: