Hairless: Solid, uniform, dark colours are preferred. The range includes black, blackish grey, slate grey, dark grey, reddish, liver, bronze, and blond. There may also be spots of any colour, including white or tri-coloured markings.
Coated: It can have any colour or combination of colours in different tones. The hair may be of any length and texture, covering the entire body.
Coat: Two types coated and hairless. Skin should be moisturised to protect from sunspots and hard skin, coated dogs should receive a groom with the daily health checks.
Grooming: Weekly bathing and skin exfoliation essential.
Exercise: At least an hour a day is required to keep the breed in tip top condition both mentally and physically.
Health: No known health issues with the breed, however a good breeder will carry out Hip and Elbow x-rays and have yearly eye exams.