This large rustic dog was mainly used to guard flocks and help shepherds in Spain. It measures between 75cm and 85cm, and can weigh between 55 and 80 kilos. It is a massive animal, powerful and muscular, its jaws are broad and its neck is thick. Its hair is medium and longer at the tail. The coat can be of all colors, including fawn and yellow. It is very loving and devoted to its fellow owners. It is also an excellent guard for the home. It needs to do a lot of exercises and space; it is difficult to fit in apartment living.