ANIMALS This very slender dog has been found in Russia for several hundred years.
The borzoi is a large dog, it can measure up to 85 cm. — Grisha Bruev/Shutterstock
This large dog that has been found in Russia for over 900 years is thought to be descended from wildlife. Much appreciated! by the Russian aristocracy and elite, he disappeared from his country of origin with the revolution of 1917. The breed was fortunately already widespread in Western Europe and the United States where she continued to be high. This very large dog is particularly calm, observant and serious. He’s not really interested in anyone to share his master, towards whom he shows himself very affectionate. He is not interested in children. As soon as it starts hunting, the barzoï reveals a completely different fiery temper: it is suddenly untenable and can run to the limit. 55 km/h ! Quite stubborn, he needs a firm and gentle education and good socialization to familiarize him with the presence of strangers. It needs large open spaces and therefore does not like an apartment; it must also be taken out regularly for sporting activities. share
Greyhounds form a group of dogs. share among dogs, and this is not surprising: they have very homogeneous characteristics which radically differentiate them from other dogs. If there is – and existed – of the very many greyhound breeds in the world, only 13 are recognized in France. this day by the International Cynological Federation and the Société central canine. They have varied origins centered in Eurasia and extending to Africa.
Most of these breeds are extremely ancient, with some dating back to several millennia. Sighthounds are valued for their outward appearance. at the same time slender, elegant and muscular, which has often led them to be reserved for the political and social elites throughout history. All races have kept over time an excellent hunting instinct and use their sight more than their sense of smell for predation, difference from other dogs. The different greyhounds have therefore always been used for hunting, giving men an advantage against creatures known for their speed, such as gazelles, antelopes or wolves.
Greyhounds are indeed built for speed. This can be seen immediately at their very particular morphology which recalls that of the fastest terrestrial animals in the world: the cheetahs. The fastest race, the greyhound, is capable of reaching the impressive speed of 70 km/h.
The greyhound is the fastest canine. – tsik/Shutterstock
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