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Breed Spotlight: Borzoi

What's your Mutt DNA White Borzoi dog walking through a grassy yard with wooden fence in the background

History The Borzoi, also known as the Russian Wolfhound, is a majestic dog bred to course fox, boar, hare, and perhaps most impressively, wolf. These impressive sighthounds have been around since the 15th century, where Russian nobles such as Ivan the Terrible kept hundreds or even thousands of Borzois for hunting. During the Romanov rule…

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Breed Spotlight: Azawakh

Side view of an Azawakh dog walking outside in the grass in front of a forest

History The Azawakh¬†originated thousands of years ago in Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso in Africa as a sighthound and secondarily, as a guard dog and companion. They were originally rasied in the Sahel region of the Sahara Desert by the Tuareg and other ethnic tribes of the southern Sahel. While the harsh conditions of the…

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