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Borzoi

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UK KC Classification Hound
Country of Origin Russia
Date of Origin Middle Ages
Height 69 - 79 cm (27 - 31 inches)
Weight 35 - 48 Kgs (75 - 105 lbs)
Life Expectancy 11 - 13 Yrs

Main Characteristics


Borzoi are graceful and athletic with an elegant appearance. Their coat is silky in texture and can be any colour.

Temperament

Borzoi are sensitive and aloof dogs.

Suitability

If you are considering a Borzoi as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They are suitable for hot or cold climates
They require a lot of grooming
They need a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

Borzoi are also known as:
Barzoi
Russian Wolfhound
Russkaya Psovaya Borzaya
Psovoi
 


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