This describes the most common canine health problems concisely but simply without using medical jargon. A section on Dog and Puppy Vaccinations is also included offering information on each of the diseases, symptoms and effects for which immunization vaccines are available. Not sure of the name of the dog or puppy illness? A Dog Illness Symptoms Sorter is also featured. The Online Encyclopaedia of Common Dog Health Problems should only be used as an informational guide and when and if any dog or puppies health problems occur it is essential to raise any questions you may have with a Dog Health care professional.
Description of the Borzoi Dog and Puppies - Comparative Sizing Pictures & info
The pictures above allow for a useful sizing perspective between an average man (Five feet ten inches) or an average sized woman (Five feet six inches) in comparison to the average sized Borzoi dog which we have detailed above. These pictures are extremely important as they provide an immediate and accurate visual representation of the height of an average Borzoi compared to the height of a male or female - essential information but unique to this site. Use the pictures to help to estimate the size of the Borzoi dog to each the various growing stages of children. Use the pictures to provide a guideline to the adult size of Borzoi Puppies. The pictures will also prove to be invaluable when comparing the sizes and heights of other dog breeds. The dimensions will vary according to the sex of the dog or puppy. Girl dogs, or bitches, are on average, 2 inches smaller than boy dogs. Another useful piece of information when considering puppies.
Information on Grooming and Care of the Borzoi Dog Breed
Borzoi's require brushing or combing two or three times a week. All dog breeds require a certain amount of grooming and care is necessary to keep dogs and puppies looking at their best. Grooming consists of not only brushing out the coat and bathing but also giving attention to the eyes, teeth, ears, feet and nails. A regular routine also ensures that any potential health problems are identified as quickly as possible, especially important in puppies and older dogs.
Information on Temperament and Character of the Borzoi Dog Breed
The Borzoi is an independent but very sensitive breed of dog. They are calm, gentle, reserved and dignified and makes a well-mannered house dog. Outdoors it will race about and will chase any small animal that runs. It can be timid and is not suited to rough handling - children need to handle the dog quietly and gently. Borzois can live outdoors in temperate climates but are best suited as house dogs with access to a yard.
Living conditions and Exercise Requirements of the Borzoi Dog Breed
The Borzoi dogs and puppies are best suited to living in the country because they require a moderate amount of exercise. The Borzoi breed of dog loves to run and enjoys frequent walks but it is also content to find a comfortable bed or place in the back yard and rest quietly.
The Pictures reflect the Size of Adults - not Children and Puppies!
The pictures above allow for a useful comparison of sizes providing an accurate portrait of the size of an average Borzoi - essential information but unique to this site. It should also be noted that the pictures feature adults. The size of puppies are naturally considerably smaller and the full grown size of the animal can easily be forgotten when confronted with cute puppies! The slogan " A dog isn't just for Christmas - it's for life!" was necessitated by well meaning people buying puppies at the Christmas, unaware of the puppies growth rate. The pictures provided make it extremely clear exactly how small puppies will develop and whether it will suit the life and living conditions of the family.
The Puppies section, accessed via the Site Index, provides detailed information about Choosing the right puppy, Puppy Training, Puppy Care and Puppy Behavior, Growth & Development. We recommend that the following considerations should always be taken into account when choosing puppies:
- Budget - Purchasing, training, equipment, medication and feeding costs of the breed
- Convenience and Grooming time e.g. long or short hair
- Personal situation - time available and medical conditions such as allergies, asthma or back pain
- Exercising requirements for the Borzoi breed
- Living Conditions for the dog breed - suitability for puppies
- Family - child suitability
- Puppy and Dog Names - The Importance of choosing the right names