Chortaya Borzaya

Life expectancy

13 years

Age adult

36 months

Height (Shoulder height)

68 cm


26 kg

Coat texture

short-haired / smooth

Coat color

black, brown, red, grey, brindle, spotted

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Food expenses per month in €

about € 59

Suitable for children

Rather yes

Needs a garden

Rather not

Hunting motivated / needs alternative employment

Rather yes

First dog suitable

Rather yes

Allergy friendly

Rather not


Very atletic


Needs much attention

Care and grooming

Low grooming effort

Eager to learn



Needs a lot of exercise


quick and eager to learn / alert / clingy / calm / intelligent / tenacious / sensitive / likes to run

Bred for

pack hunting

Common illnesses

no diseases known for this breed

Dog type according to FCI

not FCI approved

FCI description

Not FCI Approved

Short description

The Chortaya Borzaya is very intelligent, locing and obedient dog breed, which was used for hounding. Characteristic for all greyhound breeds is their great endurance and sportiness. This breed needs regular running sessions.

This information is indicative and adheres to the breed standard. Each animal is an individual and has a personal character, as well as its own needs. Thus, a breed is not a guarantee of certain behaviors, etc.