This very large dog is well proportioned and has a very muscular, yet elegant body.
His immense, imposing, strong silhouette easily reveals his great power. He is distinguished from other dogs by his strength, power and control of his lively and strong temperament.
Between 71 and 80 cm (27.95 to 31.50 inches) for the male
Between 65 and 75 cm (25.59 to 29.53 inches) for the female
Between 60 and 80 kg (132.28 to 176.37 pounds) for the male
Between 60 and 80 kg (132.28 to 176.37 pounds) for the female
His coat is similar in color to the lion, in all shades of fawn but with a black mask. It can be sand-colored with dark hair tips, sometimes even black.
His long hair adheres well to the body. It is sometimes not quite stuck to the body.
Fairly soft, it is generally smooth, although it can be very slightly wavy. He has a lovely mane.
Moderately arched, the head has a skull that is less broad and high than the Saint Bernard's, and has a moderate stop.
His eyes are a beautiful color, ranging from hazelnut to dark brown. His ears are set high and fall flat to the side of the head.
His nose is black. His tail is never curled, but carried half hanging.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 2 and is #145