Borzoi Dog Breed
Borzoi Dog Classification: Borzoi
dogs are sight hounds.
Other Names: Russian Wolfhound,
BarzoÔ, Russkaya Psovaya, Borzaya Psovoi
Borzoi in Foreign Languages:
Malay: borzoi, anjing serigala
Manx: coo Rooshagh
Origins: The Borzoi dog breed
was initially bred to hunt wolves.The
name Borzoi was derived from the Russian
word borzii, meaning swift.
Description: Borzoi dogs are long
and lean, they are often likened to long-haired
greyhounds. Borzois have small folded
ears, a long slender snout, and silky
feathering down his legs and stomach.
Size: Borzoi dogs weigh 60 lbs
to 105 lbs and they stand 26 to 30 inches
tall at their shoulder.
||60 - 85 lbs
||28 - 30 inches tall
||75 - 105
||26 - 28
Coat: Borzoi dogs have a double
coat their is a long top-coat is silky
and quite flat, with varying degrees of
waviness or curls, the under-coat will
get thicker in the colder weather.
Disposition: Borzoi dogs are well
mannered, athletic, and independent dogs.
The Borzoi dogs are active and elegant.
Type Dog: Borzoi dogs are sight
Litter Size: Borzoi give birth
to litters 1 to 11 puppies.
Behavior: Borzoi will chase any
small animal that flees from it. Borzoi
dogs are intelligent and require patience
Traits: Active, intelligent, and
Country of Origin: Russia
Life Span: Borzoi typically live
10 to 12 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC(UK), NZKC, UKC