Skull: Large, but in proportion to body, broad between ears, slightly domed, with slight stop. Mature males have broader head than females.
Foreface: Seen from above almost rectangular. Profile blunt, tapering very slightly to end.
Nose: Black, except in livers, where it is brown.
Lips: Very slightly pendulous, black-edged. Edge of upper lip not lower than the profile of the underjaw. Tight lip-corners.