This little dog has a very slender appearance. Distinction and grace are part of his silhouette, which is very similar to that of the Sloughi and Greyhound, but finer and more elegant.
Although physically similar to the larger dogs, he is not a miniature form of the latter, but a small breed in his own right. His size makes him the smallest dog in his category.
Between 32 and 38 cm (12.60 to 14.96 inches) for the male
Between 32 and 38 cm (12.60 to 14.96 inches) for the female
Between 3 and 5 kg (6.61 to 11.02 pounds) for the male
Between 3 and 5 kg (6.61 to 11.02 pounds) for the female
His coat is always one color that can vary between black, grey, slate grey and yellow (isabella in Italian), in all shades.
The hair of his dress is short and very fine.
His flat skull has a very slight stop. His large dark eyes are quite expressive.
His small ears, set very high, are folded on themselves. His small nose is very dark. His tail, fine at the base and ending in a point at the tip, is set low, and carried straight at the beginning and curved at the end.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 10, section 3 and is #200