The Borzoi, also called the Russian wolfhound, is a breed of large, elegant sighthounds. They are descended from the sighthound working dogs of people who migrated from Central Asian countries to Russia prior to the 17th century. They are similar in shape to Greyhounds.

Sorting Out 3 Elements Of Borzoi Breed Type

All breeds have specific breed elements. To quote Richard G. Beauchamp from his book, Solving the Mysteries of Breed Type, these include coat, head, movement, function, and temperament. But what makes these elements specific to a Borzoi? Let’s look at coat, ...