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Our collection of Borzoi images features many champions and best of breed. Whether you are a specialist looking for stock images of breed examples, a designer looking for a striking picture, or you're simply a Borzoi fan, we're confident we'll have the image you're looking for.

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Borzoi overview

Bred in Russia to hunt wolves, the Borzoi combines its natural athleticism with grace and elegance. Gentle in disposition and makes a good companion for families. Does require regular grooming and plenty of exercise.

Other known names for Borzoi

Barzoï, Barzoj, Russian Wolfhound, Russkaya Psovaya Borzaya, Psovoi



Breed Group

Hound Group

Biological data

Male: 74 cm (withers).
28 inches (minimum).
Female: 68 cm (withers).
26 inches (minimum).
Colours, markings and patterns
Any colour acceptable.

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Borzoi – Breed standard

The below links are external

Borzoi references and further reading

Belgische Borzoi Club 

Borzoi Canada

The Borzoi Club


Borzoi Club of America 
Borzoi Club of New England 

Please get in touch

If you are an animal photographer, an expert on Borzoi dogs or a breeder, we would love to hear from you. We strive to have all the latest, most helpful and accurate information on our website, but nobody is perfect, so we do ask for your feedback if we can improve our website.

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Featured image

AP-UB6BJL - Champion Borzoi
© Animal Photography, Sally Anne Thompson