Ideal Breed Characteristics
Size: Males 24 to 27 inches, Females 22 to 25 inches ( at the withers ).
Appearance: Strong, powerful body with driving, easy motion.
Coat and Color: Straight, thick flat, rough coat; shorter hair on the head, ears and legs. Black color with rust or mahogany markings over each eye, on the cheeks, sides of muzzle, throat, chest, forelegs and rear.
Head: Broad, gently rounded skull with a straight, slightly tapered muzzle; medium-sized, dark brown eyes; triangular, wide-set ears.
Tail: Docked ( clipped ) short.
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