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Breed: Borzoi
Country of Origin: Russia
AKC Group: Hound
Function: Companion
Life Span: 10-12 years
Appearance: Tall
Color: White, golden, tan or gray with black markings, in either solid or mixed colors
Coat Type: Longish silky coat may be wavy or with large curls, with a heavy mane at the neck
Grooming: Brush regularly
Height: At least 26 inches
Weight: 60-105 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Ok
Good With Pets: Only dogs
Good With Strangers: Ok
Character: Cat-like
Home Environment: Large-medium fenced yard
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Physical: They are sensitive to drugs. May be a picky eater and is prone to bloat. It is best to feed the Borzoi small meals two or three times a day.
Recommendations: Avoid exercise after meals.