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Size: Large

Weight: 60 - 105 lbs.

Height: 26" - 30"

Life Span: 10 - 12 years

Health Problems: Gastric torsion; sensitive to drugs

Origin: Russia

Also Known As: Russian Wolfhound

Group: Scenthound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Borzoi needs regular vigorous exercise.

Grooming Needs

Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your Borzoi.


The Borzoi is intelligent, sweet-natured and loyal.

Compatibility with Kids

Generally good with children.


The Borzoi was likely brought to Russia from Arabia in the 1600s.

Dog Food for Your Borzoi

Large Breed Puppy 30 Pound Bag

Large Breed Puppy

Lower protein and fat levels than our Puppy Select Formula.

Large breed adult dog food

Large Breed Adult

Carefully formulated for the care and nutrition of large breed dogs.

Senior select formula food for older dogs

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Food for dogs with sensitive stomachs

Sensitive Solutions

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

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