Both varieties of the breed have a beautiful physical build. The silhouette of the Gascon Saintongeois combines strength and elegance, as well as a very well proportioned constitution.
His gait shows great physical strength and stamina for work. His general appearance is of a very "French" type as much for the head, dress or expression.
Between 65 and 72 cm (25.59 to 28.35 inches) for the male
Between 62 and 68 cm (24.41 to 26.77 inches) for the female
Between 25 and 35 kg (55.12 to 77.16 pounds) for the male
Between 25 and 35 kg (55.12 to 77.16 pounds) for the female
His dress is a white background speckled with black. There are usually two white spots on each side of the head. Red markings are also placed below the eyebrow arches reaching to the cheeks. There are also reddish colored markings on the inside of the ears and along the limbs. Sometimes, a typical "dead leaf" color mark called a "deer mark" can be found at the base of the thigh.
The hair of his coat is tight and short.
His head has a domed skull and a slightly accentuated stop.
His brown eyes are oval shaped. His ears are fine and reach the tip of the nose.
His broad nose is black. His tail, tapered at the tip, almost reaches the point of the hock, and is carried elegantly in the shape of a sabre blade.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group , section and is #