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Borzoi


Overview

Borzoi, also referred to as the Russian Wolfhound, is a domestic breed descended from dogs reared in Russia. These breeds are originally from central Asian countries and bear a similar shape to the greyhound. They have a lifespan of about 8yrs and weigh been 25-47 kgs. Borzois are athletic, independent and respectful.

Adult Size

  • Huge
  • Large

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Excessively

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Better Not to Leave Alone Very Long
  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone

Breed Group

  • Hound Group

Coat Length

  • Medium Coat
  • Short Coat

Coat Quality

  • Silky Coat

Colors

  • Apricot
  • Black
  • Black & Brindle
  • Black & Cream
  • Black & Tan
  • Blue
  • Blue & Cream
  • Blue Brindle
  • Brindle
  • Brindled Sable
  • Brown
  • Cream
  • Cream Sable
  • Fawn
  • Gold
  • Gold Brindle
  • Gold Sable
  • Mahogany Brindle
  • Mahogany Red
  • Red
  • Red Brindle
  • Red Sable
  • Sable
  • Sabled Cream
  • Sabled Gold
  • Sabled Red
  • Silver
  • Silver Brindle
  • Silver Sable
  • White

Drools

  • Doesn’t Really Drool

Energy Level

  • Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Regular Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 24-26″
  • 27-30″
  • 31-33″

Full Grown Weight

  • 101-110lbs
  • 56-60lbs
  • 61-65lbs
  • 66-70lbs
  • 71-75lbs
  • 76-80lbs
  • 80-90lbs
  • 91-100lbs

General Health

  • Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog
  • Great First Dog!
  • Very Good for Your First Dog!

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Can Manage in Cold Weather
  • Thrives in Cold Weather
  • Tolerates Cold Weather Well

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather
  • Doesn’t Do Well in Hot Weather

Good With Children?

Grooming

Intelligence

Personality

Playfulness

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

Top Life Expectancy