Borzoi

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Borzoi

a tall (28-31 inches), thin hound with a long, silky flat coat of any color but usually predominantly white. A coursing sight hound, it is also known as the Russian wolfhound.
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Ironically, about a month before the wolfhounds were discovered in their virtual prison in the townhouse, the Willards saw an ad in the paper for Russian wolfhound puppies.
As Chubb illustrated in his skeletons of a Russian wolfhound and of the racehorse Sysonby, at the moment the limbs are drawn together under the body, the two that come most nearly in contact in the dog are the front and hind legs on the same side, whereas in the horse they are the legs on the opposite sides.
And here comes a Russian wolfhound whose mother had been crossed--double-crossed, more than likely--by a Great Dane.

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