Function: military working dog, protection
Intelligent, Extremely energetic, strong, stable temperament
but very lively, with strong defence reactions
for: Experienced handlers
Very few in Australia.
average 12 years
Dogs: 66 – 72 cm (25.7- 28.1 in)
Bitches: 64 – 70 cm (25- 27.3 ins)
Black or black with grey hairs.
Rough, hard, ample and extremely dense. The seemingly
broken coat is between 4-10 cm in length and covers the entire body.
Appearance: Large strong body, with massive bone structure
& well-developed muscles. Long with moderately narrow skull.
The moustache & the beard give the muzzle a truncated &
square appearance. Eyes are relatively small, oval shaped, squinted
& dark. Ears relatively small, triangular, with frontal edges
adjoining the cheek bones. Tail set high.