- Tall and slightly overweight
- Anvil-shaped head and a thick middle.
- Carries himself well
- Fit and strong
- Able to outrun a hyena and build long, sloping tunnels.
- Pale gray in color with darker stripes along his back.
- His chest and the bottom of his muzzle are whitish-gray,
- His ears, hands, feet, and tail tip are dark brown, almost black.
- Dark eye rims and thick eyebrows, framing a pair of beady, black eyes.
- Perhaps due to his old age, Max has short-cropped, gray hair.