The Drever is higher on his legs than his Westphalian Dachsbrack ancestor, but he is still a small dog.
He is longer than tall and has a fairly massive body that, due to his ancestral characteristics, gives him a specific look with his short legs and long body.
His overall appearance leaves an impression of strength and robustness. His well-developed muscles give him a beautiful presence with a rather agile gait.
Between 32 and 40 cm (12.60 to 15.75 inches) for the male
Between 30 and 38 cm (11.81 to 14.96 inches) for the female
Between 14 and 16 kg (30.86 to 35.27 pounds) for the male
Between 14 and 16 kg (30.86 to 35.27 pounds) for the female
The color of his coat can vary greatly, but must be mixed with white.
White patches must be clearly visible, and are preferable at the tip of the tail, on the feet and also a white band and collar, which are highly desirable.
His thick coat should be full, flat and straight.
It is generally longer on the back, rear of the thighs and around the neck, while shorter on the lower limbs, head and top of the tail.
His head has a slightly domed skull with a light marked stop.
His pretty eyes are very expressive and generally of a beautiful dark brown.
The medium length and width of his drooping ears with rounded tips are unfolded and close to the cheeks.
His pretty little nose is all black. His long tail is carried sabre-shaped in action and hanging at rest.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #130