This regal yet gentle and intelligent sight hound has roots in central Asia. Centuries ago, it was brought to Russia originally to course for foxes, hares, and even wolves. Over time, they became renowned companions for royalty across the noble houses of Europe. They prefer to lounge with their human Pack, and require a great deal of love and attention.
1. Borzois 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Borzoi Temperament and Training
3. Borzoi Diet and Feeding
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Borzois generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Borzois. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Borzoi with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.