Alternate name for Russian wolfhound is Borzoi. Russian wolfhound is domestic breed of dog. As the name suggests, the origin of Russian wolfhound is Russia.
Feature of Russian wolfhound dogs: Tall with long, thin and narrow head; long curved tail; eyes are dark and oblong; ears lying backwards on the neck; top coat is long and silky with curls or wavy and undercoat is thick in extreme cold terrains but it shed the undercoat in warmer climate or regions. Russian wolfhound comes in golden, white, tan and gray or any color combination. Qualities and temperament of Russian wolfhound dogs: active, intelligent, sweet, loyal to family, affectionate, slightly obedient, good learners, swift, gentle and sensitive.
Russian wolfhound dogs have a typical instinct to chase fleeing or running animals and since they are swift they can hunt or catch the fleeing animal in very short time. Weight is between 35 to 50 Kg and minimum height is around 28 inches. Average life span of Russian wolfhound is around 10 to 12 years.