A little longer than tall, the Catalan Shepherd Dog is medium to small size. With a beautiful, harmonious constitution, his silhouette with a messy coat gives the impression of a disheveled and very friendly doggie.
Between 47 and 55 cm (18.50 to 21.65 inches) for the male
Between 45 and 53 cm (17.72 to 20.87 inches) for the female
Between 18 and 26 kg (39.68 to 57.32 pounds) for the male
Between 16 and 20 kg (35.27 to 44.09 pounds) for the female
His coat looks, from a distance, to be a single color with lighter varieties of tints on the limbs. Closer up, you can see that the color is conveyed by the multiple colors of his tight hair, including brown more or less red, grey, biscuit, black and white.
His hair can be short, long, wavy or smooth, depending on the variety.
His strong head is wide and its stop is not very pronounced, but clearly visible. His expressive eyes are a beautiful dark amber color. His triangular, hanging ears are set high. His nose is black. His rather long tail is low, and some dogs are born without a tail.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 1, section 1 and is #87