• Size Large; 45 to 90kg.
• Colours Black, fawn, blue, harlequin,
brindle, mantle, merle, and white.
• Grooming frequency Low; weekly
brushing of fur.
• Exercise Moderate energy level;
needs daily walks of 20 to 30 minutes.
• Temperament Devoted, gentle, reserved,
loving, friendly, easy-going, and patient.
• Lifespan Eight to 10 years.
• Health issues Bloating, gastric dilation volvulus, cardiomyopathy, hip dysplasia, and hypertrophic osteodystrophy. Suitable for first-time owners No. Suitable for families with children Yes. Suitable alone No.