This medium-sized dog has a broad, lively gait, showing off his temperament, which is well tempered and vigorous.
His silhouette is designed to allow him movements adapted to all styles. Intended mainly for work, he is very dynamic, and his general appearance shows his energetic and efficient temperament in all potential activities that can be attributed to him.
Between 41 and 47 cm (16.14 to 18.50 inches) for the male
Between 38 and 44 cm (14.96 to 17.32 inches) for the female
Between 11 and 13 kg (24.25 to 28.66 pounds) for the male
Between 8 and 11 kg (17.64 to 24.25 pounds) for the female
The color of his pretty coat, wavy or slightly curly, is black, brown, ash or even sometimes a pretty blue blackbird.
His wavy coat is smooth, straight and short on the front of the legs and on the head, while it is glossy, tight, wavy or slightly curly on the rest of the body.
His head is wedge-shaped and has a slightly rounded skull. His very dark eyes are narrow.
His ears, carried erect, are set high and v-shaped. His nose is all black. His tail hangs at rest, with the lower third almost horizontal.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 1, section 1 and is #238