A full-bodied, powerful and impressive-looking dog. As a part of a family, they are calm and balanced but wary of strangers. The sexual characteristics are distinctive. They have huge heads and dark, amber- colored eyes.
Their hair is of medium length, and it is black-on-white, dun or gray spots. The single-colored ones are also acceptable, but not very popular. Their barks are strong, deep-toned, and can be heard from a very long distance. They have huge heads and dark, amber-colored eyes. Their hair is of medium length, it can be black-on-white and also with dun or gray spots.