lean active dog, longer than it is high. Movement is
smooth and long reaching, covering the ground with the
minimum of effort.
Undercoat is soft and furry. Outercoat
flat, harsh, strong and shaggy, free from woolliness
and curl, though a slight wave is permissible. Long
hair on dog's face creates a typical beard.
Colour can be slate grey, reddish fawn,
black, blue, all shades of grey, brown and sandy, with
or without white markings.
The temperament is steady, with no signs
of nervousness or aggression. Beardies are very active
Height at shoulder :
males 53 - 56 cm
females 51 - 53 cm
Weight: 18 - 27 kg