This large, massive dog has a powerful, muscular but very well proportioned build.
His silhouette is rather compact, and his mass is never heavy or flabby.
His fur is quite long and gives him a big friendly doggie look.
Between 72 and 80 cm (28.35 to 31.50 inches) for the male
Between 65 and 75 cm (25.59 to 29.53 inches) for the female
Between 55 and 70 kg (121.25 to 154.32 pounds) for the male
Between 55 and 70 kg (121.25 to 154.32 pounds) for the female
The basic color of his coat is white, accompanied by a well defined mask. Some spots the same color as the mask can be found on the body.
The spots are definite, but may be irregular in shape. The colors of the mask are silvery grey, black, brown, medium grey and intense golden fawn.
The tip of the limbs and the tip of the tail are always white.
His very full coat is not woolly, but rough and quite long, usually between 6 and 9 cm (2 and 4 inches).
His large head is strong and quite long. His small eyes are almond-shaped and dark hazelnut tint.
His flat, hanging, triangular shaped ears are medium size.
His nose is black. His strong tail is large at the base and flexible, and reaches the hocks when it is at rest.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 2, section 2 and is #92