The Borzoi originated in Russia, developed by crossing the Arabian Greyhounds with a thick-coated Russian breed. The Borzoi is a sight hound, meaning they hunt using sight, not scent. This breed was created to hunt wolves, fox and hare in hunting parties of over 100 dogs in Russia. Until 1936 the Borzoi was known in the USA as the Russian Wolfhound. With a weight some times topping 100 pounds, the Borzoi is the largest of the sight hound breeds averaging 28 to 32 inches tall at the withers. Due to their grace and beauty, they have been featured in artwork for hundreds of years. In 1891 the Borzoi was recognized by the AKC in the Hound Group.
Using our Tiny Ones series of breed specific figurines we have created a wonderful surprise Gift Box ornament. Each Blue Gift box measures 1 ¾” X 1 ¾” square, and the open cover measure 2” tall. These Unique little ornaments are all hand painted stone resin and come with a silver string to hang on your Christmas tree or display on a shelf. All items are individually blister packaged, ready to give as a gift, or hang in your store. Great item for that special someone!