Origin surprisingly, not the region of Beauce but of Brie.
- Appearance Headlong with little stop the skull and muzzle are of the same length.
- Eyes dark or harmonizing with the color of the coat.
- Ears may be cropped or natural; the former is preferred in countries where cropping is permitted.
- Neck moderately long Body a deep chest.
- Legs strong and of medium length; the hind legs have double dewclaws.
- Feet round.
- Coat black and not too short, a little less than an inch (2 cm) thick, it lies close to the body.
- Character intelligent obedient, calm, fierce if necessary, very responsive to training.
- Height at withers: dog 26.5 inches (67 cm), bitch: 25.5 inches (65 cm).