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Breed Group: Hound
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Overview
Also referred to as the Borzoi, this breed was bred by Russian aristocracy during the 17th century. This elegant sight hound excelled in, and were prized for, their bravery and fierceness in wolf hunting. The first Borzoi was introduced into the United States in 1889. Today this breed is highly regarded for their gentle nature, beauty, intelligence, and companionship. However, the Russian Wolfhound is still used by farmers in the Western states to control the Coyote population.
Character
The Russian Wolfhound breed is statuesque and possesses an aristocratic demeanor. They have a long, thin narrow head and a slightly arched muzzle. The Russian Wolfhound is considered to be the most elegant and graceful of all breeds. Russian Wolfhound's are a breed of beauty, speed, courage, and power.

Does your Russian Wolfhound bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
The Russian Wolfhound is not recommended for homes with young or small children. A home with older considerate children is best. They do well with other dogs provided the other dogs are not considered a Toy breed. As a sight hound, this breed will chase and potentially kill any small fleeing animals, so cats and other small pets are discouraged. They are loving and highly loyal to their family. Russian Wolfhound's are quiet, independent, gracious, and sensitive. The Russian Wolfhound is extremely well-mannered and is not used as guarddogs or watchdogs.
Care
Russian Wolfhound's require regular brushing of the coat with a firm bristle brush. Bathing should only be done when necessary. It is important to keep the paw pads trimmed to prevent splaying. This breed is sensitive to medication. They are prone to bloat and should be fed two to three small meals per day. All exercise should be avoided after meals.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The coat of the Russian Wolfhound is long in length, and may be flat, wavy, or curly. It is short and smooth on the front of the legs, ears, and head. The coat around the neck is more profuse and curly. There is long and profuse feathering on the tail and hindquarters. Russian Wolfhound's are seasonal heavy shedders.
Training
Early socialization is recommended. However, as free-thinking sight hounds, the Russian Wolfhound does not do well in obedience training. They are extremely intelligent and capable of learning, but training should only be done with respect, fairness, and consistency. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Russian Wolfhound puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
The Russian Wolfhound will do okay in an apartment if sufficiently exercised. However, they do best in a home with a securely fenced yard. They make excellent walking and jogging companions provided they are very securely leashed. This breed displays talent in lure coursing, hunting, and sighting. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
Male: 75-100; Female: 60-90 lbs
Height
Male: 28; Female: 26 inches
Color(s)
May be solid or mixed. White, gray, tan, or golden.
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What is the average cost of a Russian Wolfhound show dog?

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The Russian Wolfhound or Borzoi would cost an average of $1500.00 - $2000.00 for a show quality pup. Price would all depend on where the breeder is located, the pedigree of their stock and how much time/effort is put into breeding quality stock for show.

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How do Russian Wolfhounds handle cold weather, such as wind, rain and snow?

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Russian Wolfhounds handle adverse weather very well. I used to hunt with them and if they have a house with bedding, straw is best, they get along very well.

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What is the life expectancy of a Russian Wolfhound?

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Russian Wolfhounds regularly live between 10-12 years.

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Do Russian Wolfhound do well in shock collar training?

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Russian Wolfhounds are a very quiet breed, I can't imagine why you would want to employ a shock collar. Also, their intelligence and DESIRE to learn is top notch--I would encourage you to try traditional training methods instead. Just for fun, place the shock collar around YOUR neck--I, like Jim Carrey and many others, did, and haven't used one since.

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Updated: 9/25/2016