Head, in general outline, giving a square appearance when viewed from any point. Breadth desired and in ratio to length of whole head and face as 2 : 3. Body broad, deep, long, powerfully built, on legs wide apart and set. Muscles sharply defined. Size is desirable, but only if combined with quality and if absolute soundness is maintained. Height and substance important if both points are proportionately combined.
Large, powerful, well knit frame. A combination of grandeur and courage.
Calm, affectionate to owners, but capable of guarding. Usually indifferent with strangers; timidity is unacceptable.