This very powerful, but not giant, dog is rather harmonious and quite muscular. With a very impressive silhouette, the Dogue de Bordeaux conveys a great impression of power and robustness. There are many athletic characteristics in the Dogue de Bordeaux's physique.
Between 60 and 68 cm (23.62 to 26.77 inches) for the male
Between 58 and 66 cm (22.83 to 25.98 inches) for the female
Between 60 and 80 kg (132.28 to 176.37 pounds) for the male
Between 40 and 70 kg (88.18 to 154.32 pounds) for the female
His coat is uniform and mahogany or fawn color.
His coat is very soft, short and fine.
His head is massive and wrinkled at the nose with very drooping chops. His eyes are hazelnut or yellow. His ears are drooping. His nose is in harmony with the color of his coat. His tail is j-shaped like a hook, and drooping.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 2 and is #116