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