This graceful sighthound is poetry in motion.
Vital Stats
Height: 26 to 32 inches at shoulder
Weight: 55 to 105 pounds (males average 90 pounds, females average 70 pounds)
Coat: long and silky
Life span: 10 to 14 years

Summary
Borzoi were developed in Russia as coursing and hunting dogs. These hounds were hunted in teams of three to go after rabbit, fox, and wolves. They later became popular as a companion for royalty across continental Europe.

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Affectionate with family:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Need for exercise:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Vigor:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.1 out of 5 stars (3.1 / 5)