This large hound has a powerful and impressive yet well proportioned constitution.
His harmonious gait with powerful bones shows his great robustness. Despite his mass, the Fila Brasileiro is capable of great agility.
The female's gait is much finer, easily distinguishing her from the male.
Between 63 and 75 cm (24.80 to 29.53 inches) for the male
Between 60 and 70 cm (23.62 to 27.56 inches) for the female
Between 64 and 82 kg (141.09 to 180.78 pounds) for the male
Between 57 and 73 kg (125.66 to 160.94 pounds) for the female
His dress can be very varied. All plain colors are allowed, except speckled, mouse grey and white. The black mask is possible. Brindle on a uniform colored background is accepted. White markings on the tip of the tail, chest and feet are also accepted.
His hair is flat. It is short, thick and very soft.
His large head is massive but in harmony with the rest of the body. His large almond-shaped eyes are set wide apart and vary according to the color of the coat.
His large ears are drooping and form a v-shape. Broad and thick, they narrow at the tips in a rather rounded shape. His nose is black.
His broad tail tapers to the hock.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 2 and is #225