Borzoi dog breed was 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.

Watch and learn about Borzoi dog's key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Borzoi Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Borzoi Dog Hound Dogs 2 feet, 2 inches to 2 feet, 8 inches 55 to 105 pounds 10 to 12 years