Borzoi Information

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The Borzoi At a Glance
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Country of Origin
Life Expectancy
11 - 13 yrs 
Height Range
26 - 31 in 
Weight Range
75 - 105 lbs (M) ; 60 - 90 lbs (F) 
Any color or combination 
Intelligent, but can be stubborn. Require early consistent training because they can run away or chase something very quickly. 
With Children
Average; some can be jittery with children, others are very patient 
With Animals
Very bad with small animals; may chase and kill them 
Can tolerate a variety of climates well. 
Generally needs indoor home, as they tend to climb fences and run 
Exercise Reqd
High; needs daily outdoor exercise, preferably with time to run off-leash 
Grooming Reqd
Needs regular brushing 
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Borzoi Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Borzoi breeders:

Cardiac Evaluation - OFA
CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Elbow Displasia (OFA, by X-Ray)
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)
Thyroid Function Test (blood test)

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