Hair: Outer coat harsh and straight, undercoat soft and dense; hair on tail slightly long and standing off.
Colour: Red, black and tan, sesame, black sesame, red sesame.
Definition of the colour sesame:
• Sesame: Good mixture of black, red and white hairs in whole.
• Black sesame: More black than white hairs.
• Red sesame: Ground colour of hair red, mixture with black hairs.
All the above mentioned colours must have « Urajiro ». « Urajiro » : Whitish coat on the sides of the muzzle and on the cheeks, on the underside of the jaw and neck, on the chest and stomach and the underside of the tail, and on the inside of the legs.