The Doberman Pinscher parent has a muscular, compact build. His front legs are completely straight and muscled and his hind legs are also straight, providing a balanced look. He typically has compact, well-arched feet and ears that are usually cropped and held upright; if not cropped they will develop with a hound-like look. The eyes are usually fawn through dark brown and the muzzle will contain powerful jaws and well-developed teeth. The Bulldog parent has a heavy-set body with wide, muscular shoulders and short front legs, with back legs that are longer than those in front. The feet of the Bulldog have short toes and stubby nails. He has a very large head with round, typically dark eyes that are widely set and small thin ears perched high on his head. His face includes a short, broad muzzle and a large nose. Seen in a variety of colors, the Doberman Bulldog will have a short, straight and fine coat. Markings similar to the Doberman parent are often seen. they are usually rust colored and well-defined, typically found above both eyes, the muzzle, throat, front of the chest, legs, feet and below the tail. The body shape most often takes after the Doberman look.