Of medium size, he is endowed with a well-proportioned physique and a very developed musculature.
His compact silhouette is robust, with a good bone structure. He is a working dog with great stamina and energy.
Between 49 and 55 cm (19.29 to 21.65 inches) for the male
Between 43 and 49 cm (16.93 to 19.29 inches) for the female
Between 20 and 25 kg (44.09 to 55.12 pounds) for the male
Between 20 and 25 kg (44.09 to 55.12 pounds) for the female
His coat is unicoloured, but it can be sesame, white or red.
His coat is straight, rough and coarse while the undercoat is dense and very soft.
His hair is moderately long on cheeks and tail.
His head has a broad skull and rather pronounced stop.
His small, almost triangular eyes are dark brown. His small ears are firmly erect and also triangular in shape.
His nose is all black. His tail is carried sickle-shaped or strongly curled over the back.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 5 and is #318