This robust and very solid little dog has all the allure of the molosses but without their huge size that precisely distinguishes them. His compact, well-proportioned silhouette gives him a strong, lively gait with a beautiful, harmonious build.
Between 25 and 40 cm (9.84 to 15.75 inches) for the male
Between 25 and 40 cm (9.84 to 15.75 inches) for the female
Between 6 and 11 kg (13.23 to 24.25 pounds) for the male
Between 6 and 11 kg (13.23 to 24.25 pounds) for the female
The most sought-after coat is the seal-like brindle, which is black with red highlights, along with white patches on the skull, forehead, muzzle, collar, chest and legs. Black can also replace brindle.
The short coat is very glossy and fine-textured.
His rather square head with a flat skull has a well marked stop. His large eyes are round and very dark colour. His small ears are straight. They can be cropped or natural, but they are carried straight anyway. His nose is broad and black. His straight or corkscrew-like tail is carried horizontally and is set low.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 9, section 11 and is #140