The Hovawart is a medium-size, vigorous working dog with a slightly elongated shape.
His hairy silhouette leaves a pleasant impression of nice dog, but this apparent softness hides a solid protective guardian that will stop at nothing.
Between 63 and 70 cm (24.80 to 27.56 inches) for the male
Between 58 and 65 cm (22.83 to 25.59 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 pretty dress can vary between red, black and blond, black and black and red.
The long hair of his coat is strong and dense. It is also tight but slightly wavy, and has a light undercoat.
His strong, powerful and wide head has a well marked stop. His pretty dark brown eyes have a beautiful oval shape.
His triangular ears fall along the cheeks and are set high. His nose is black. His tail is bushy and extends beyond the tip of the hock.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 2 and is #190