Colour: White with markings
Lifespan: 11 to 13 years
Borzois are gentle and dignified. They enjoy cold weather and long runs, but are quiet inside the house.
Aloof, sensitive and elegant, the Borzoi is a gentle aristocrat. Independent and not very responsive to owners' wishes, outside they can transform into graceful running machines when allowed off-lead in safe areas, and enjoy chasing things they shouldn't.
Originally bred by the Russian aristocracy to course wolves in pairs.
This elegant hound likes to chase.
Low. Needs brisk walks.
Owners: affectionate, independent
Children: will tolerate
Other pets: good, may chase
Unfamiliar: dogs friendly
Gentle, easy-going owner who will enjoy taking this elegant, independent dog for brisk walks.
May decide to chase instead of responding to owner's call.
Borzois have a long distinctive Roman nose and narrow head.
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