Borzoi

elegant, calm, dignified

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About

Country of origin: Russia
Breed group: Sighthounds - Group 10 (FCI); Hound Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: very large
Coat: long, silky
Colour: various colours
Life expectancy: 9-14 years

Characteristics

Elegant, loyal and dignified with aristocratic appearance loving the sofa just as much as to hunt and chase.

A noble heritage

The Borzoi is strongly associated with the Russian aristocracy. For centuries they could not be purchased but only given as gift from the Tsar.
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