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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.

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