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Borzoi Info

Borzoi Breed Information

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Lifespan: 10-13 years Height: 26-28" Shedding: Heavy Litter Size: 1-11 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 75-105 lbs Hair Length: Long Size: XL

Breed Overview

The Borzoi is a XL dog breed, with a starting weight of 75 lbs that can reach 105 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Borzoi breed has a typical lifespan of 10 to 13 years, Long hair, and have Heavy shedding. Breeders interested in the Borzoi should know that the average litter size is between 1 to 11 puppies.

Borzoi Breed Characteristics

Group Hound Drooler no
Size XL Guard Dog no
Origin Russia Easy to Train
Kid Friendly no Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly somewhat Active Indoors no
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs medium
Intelligent no Grooming Requirements daily
Barks Dangerous no

Borzoi Temperament

sweet, intelligent, proud and are extremely loyal to their family, capable learners, quiet dogs, rarely barking

Health Problems

more sensitive to drugs than other dogs, likely to be picky eaters, prone to bloat

Borzoi Coat

Borzoi Dog Colors

Any color

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