With a strong build with balanced proportions, the Stabyhoun is a dog with a harmonious physique. Neither too thin nor too rough, his medium-size body is built with power.
Between 52 and 54 cm (20.47 to 21.26 inches) for the male
Between 49 and 51 cm (19.29 to 20.08 inches) for the female
Between 15 and 20 kg (33.07 to 44.09 pounds) for the male
Between 15 and 20 kg (33.07 to 44.09 pounds) for the female
His dress is black, brown or orange color. White spots are added, and speckles are accepted, as well as a mixture of colors.
His long hair is smooth on the trunk, while it may be slightly wavy on the rump. It is short on the head and abundant on the forelimbs, more precisely on the posterior section.
His thighs are also hairy, the hair is however more bushy than fringed.
His head has a slightly domed skull and a moderate stop. His eyes are medium size, and light to dark brown.
His ears, of medium length, are carried against the head, in the shape of a trowel. His nose is black, brown or orange depending on the color of the coat. His tail is long and almost reaches the point of the hock.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 7, section 1 and is #222