Is a
Borzoi the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Borzoi

Choosing a Borzoi as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

Large sleek, elegant dogs, agile and strong with a great liking for the chase.
Suitable Owners

Patient and fit owners who enjoy long brisk walks, someone who does not expect a lap dog but enjoys an aloof but affectionate pet.
Origins

Bred in Russia for coursing wolves, usually in pairs
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

 Hound
Coat:

 Fine, silky which can be flat, wavy or curly, usually longer on the body.
Grooming:

 
Average Height:

 68-74 cms. 27-29 ins.
Average Weight:

 35-48 kgs. 75-105 lbs.
Colour:

 Any colour acceptable
Temperament:

 Generally very quiet dogs at home only barking occasionally but have a tendency to chase smaller animals if off the leash.. Good with children and other household pets.
 Exercise:

 Enjoys long brisk walks, should only be let off leash in large safe areas
Average Lifespan: 

10-12 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Has in-built desire to chase and are not always responsive to owners commands.

Potential Health Concerns


Heart disease, eye problems, prone to bone cancer.
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