Essentially scowling, dignified, lordly, discerning, sober and snobbish, one of independence.

The scoccci_illust_std_pg15.gifwl is achieved:
* by a marked brow with a padded button of skin just above the inner, upper corner of each eye;

* by sufficient play of skin to form frowning brows and a distinct furrow between the eyes beginning at the base of the muzzle and extending up the forehead;

* by the correct eye shape and placement, and
* by the correct ear shape, carriage and

Excessive loose skin is not desirable. Wrinkles on the muzzle do not contribute to expression and are not required.

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