is a compact and powerful dog. Its coat is shiny and
close fitting. Usually the tail is docked and carried
high. It has a lean head that is proportioned to its
body and unwrinkled. The lower jaw extends beyond its
upper one, curving upward. It has a large, black nose
with very open nostrils and dark eyes. Its neck is round,
strong and muscular without a dewlap. The body is square
and the front legs are straight and parallel.