Of the Mastiff type, the Broholmer is large and has a muscular, strong and very powerful physique. Built with great strength, his massive silhouette is however not heavy and leaves a nice energetic and friendly impression. His gait is calm and composed.
Between 70 and 75 cm (27.56 to 29.53 inches) for the male
Between 70 and 75 cm (27.56 to 29.53 inches) for the female
Between 50 and 70 kg (110.23 to 154.32 pounds) for the male
Between 40 and 60 kg (88.18 to 132.28 pounds) for the female
His coat color can vary from pretty fawn with black mask, to golden red or simply beautiful absolute black. All these color variations can sometimes be accompanied by white markings on various parts of the body.
His short coat is flat and has a fairly thick undercoat.
His head has a rather large skull. His eyes, of a beautiful size and amber colour varying from light to dark, are well rounded. His ears are drooping and medium size. His nose is black. His tail is rather low.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 2 and is #315