Level: moderate - high
Function: Protect lands from poachers
High spirited, alert and faithful.
Powerful, enduring, active and reliable.
for: Reliable people & families.
10 - 12 years
Dogs 63.5-68.5 cms (25-27 ins)
Bitches 61-66 cms (24-26 ins)
Dogs 50-59 kg (110-130 lbs) Bitches 41-50 kg (90-110 lbs)
Any shade of brindle, fawn or red; colour to be pure and clear.
A slight white marking on chest permissible. Other white markings
undesirable. Black muzzle essential, toning off towards eyes, with
dark markings around eyes contributing to expression.
Short and hard, weather resistant, lying flat to body. Long,
silky or woolly coats highly undesirable.
Appearance: Large sized, powerful build body, symmetrical,
showing great strength, but not cumbersome; sound and active. Ears
are high set & hang to the side of the large head. Muzzle is
short & broad. Dark eyes. Tail long.