This medium-size dog has a strong build, with a sturdy body that shows a lively and very energetic gait.
Between 45 and 55 cm (17.72 to 21.65 inches) for the male
Between 45 and 55 cm (17.72 to 21.65 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 has a red or auburn base. A more or less wide black coating or a black saddle is present on the upper part of the trunk.
The black coating can sometimes reach the head, which has a white patch on both sides. White can be spread in the shape of a band around and under the neck; under the neck it may form a collar and be found on the chest, limbs and at the tip of the tail.
About a third of his body may be white.
His coat hair is short and hard.
His head is narrow and its stop is slightly pronounced. His eyes are a color going from hazelnut to black.
His hanging ears, set below the eye line, are medium length. His nose is black.
His tail, covered with very soft hair, is well attached. It is carried slightly saber-shaped or straight and almost reaches the hock.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 6, section 1 and is #229