Endowed with a broad chest and stocky body, this breed has a fierce and terrifying appearance.
This particularly muscular dog has a heavy gait and this gives it a unique look. Physically, the male is much more impressive than the female.
Between 31 and 36 cm (12.20 to 14.17 inches) for the male
Between 31 and 36 cm (12.20 to 14.17 inches) for the female
Between 23 and 30 kg (50.71 to 66.14 pounds) for the male
Between 23 and 30 kg (50.71 to 66.14 pounds) for the female
Its coat is rather uniform in color while its muzzle and mask are black. The coat can be in different shades of color such as white, apricot or brindle (mix of apricot and white).
Its hair is short and fine textured. However, because its coat is short, smooth and tight, its hair is coarse.
Its head is rather high but short at the tip of the nose and its skin is lightly wrinkled. Folds sometimes reach all the way to the skull. Its eyes are round and set wide apart. They are located rather low on the skull and are very dark in color. Its ears are thin, small and set quite far apart. Its nose is black. The tail is carried low and is quite straight. Its lips are thick and hanging. Finally, the lower jaw shows a broad curve terminating in front of the upper jaw.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 2 and is #149