How Much is a Borzoi? Puppy & Adult Dog (with Calculator)


The costs associated with a new pet can be hard to put a finger on, and if you are looking to raise a Borzoi, you will need to take a number of things into consideration – the cost of the dog itself, veterinary expenses, training, food, supplies, insurance, licensing, grooming and more. To give you a good estimation, we have developed a cost calculator that will inform you on the accurate cost of purchasing and maintaining a Borzoi.

A Borzoi puppy is likely to cost between $1,800 and $2,000 with the average price being $1,900. First-year expenses are around $4,210 and will be about $1,935/year (or $161/month) after that. Through the dog’s lifetime, the average cost of owning a Borzoi is $25,495.

These figures take into account all essentials. However, extra costs such as spay/neuter and gastropexy procedures, pet insurance, as well as dog walking and boarding services that can be necessary, are not included. If you take those into consideration, especially if you need a dog walker five times a week, your expenses are likely to rise to the $6,910-$13,305 range for the first year and $5,125-$10,935 mark for each subsequent year. This would put the cost range at $63,285-$133,590, with an average cost of $95,140 for the entirety of your Borzoi’s lifetime.

The high range is relevant for owners living in expensive areas and/or looking for high-end products and services. On the contrary, the low end of the range is suitable for cheaper areas, products, and services.

Below, we have compiled a ton of information, analyses and professional recommendations that are sure to help with raising a Borzoi as well as planning your finances. You will also find a cost calculator that lets you apply your requirements to help generate a much more accurate estimate when it comes to determining the overall cost of raising a Borzoi puppy.

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Borzoi puppy prices

Borzoi are rare in the US. We were able to find 10 ads on sources such as the American Kennel Club, NextDayPets, breeders websites, and PuppyFind.

Most Borzoi puppies were found to fall within the $1,800 to $2,000 range, with an average cost of $1,900. Some purebreds went as high as $2,200. We only considered newborn to 6 months old puppies in the research.

Puppy CostRangeAverage Cost
Borzoi$1,800 – $2,000$1,900

Adoption is a much more affordable option, with rehoming or adoption fees typically ranging from $50 to $500. If you are planning on adopting or purchasing a Borzoi, we strongly recommend doing some research and finding a shelter or breeder with a good reputation. This will contribute to the wellbeing of your dog.

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Factors affecting the price of puppies and why prices vary for the same breed.

Purebred or mixed. Usually, mixed-breeds are sold at a lower price than purebred dogs.

Bloodline and breeder’s reputation. If the parents are purebred show quality dogs from a reputable breeder, the price will be substantially higher. These breeders also tend to invest more money than others to take care of their breeding dogs and puppies.

Registration papers/pedigree. Some breeders are members of kennel clubs, the most famous being the American Kennel Club (AKC). They can also have their breeding dogs and puppies registered which would also add to their fees.

Health screenings and medical expenses. Serious breeders will have their breeding dogs and/or puppies evaluated/tested for different medical conditions. Moreover, some will take their puppies to the vet for an exam, deworming, vaccines, and/or microchip implantation prior to selling them. This drives the price higher but also reduces the risk to get an unhealthy dog.

Training and socialization. Some breeders sell their dogs after they are trained and socialized. It will increase the puppy’s price but generate savings as you most probably won’t have to invest in more training and also gives a better chance to get a well-behaved dog.

Breed popularity in the buyer’s location. Local supply and demand will have an impact on puppy prices. For example, small dogs tend to be more popular in metropolitan areas where people live in smaller spaces. Some breeds are more in demand in colder climates, others where hunting is popular, etc. It is worth looking for prices in different locations, but it is risky to buy a dog without having seen it before or at least have met with the breeder and visited the kennel.

Age. As most people want to get their puppy as young as possible, prices tend to be lower when the dog gets older. For example, on average a 6-month-old pup is likely to be less expensive than an 8-week-old one.

Coat color and markings. Coat color trends can change quickly. For any breed, some colors are more popular than others, sometimes temporarily. When the interest for a specific coat color grows, puppies get more expensive as an increase in demand leads to a higher market price. Also, for purebred dogs, only specific colors and color combinations are accepted by kennel clubs. Finally, puppies with rare colors can be very expensive as well.

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What supplies do you need for your dog?

We have listed all the essential items a new dog owner will probably have to buy and analyzed over 250 best seller prices from Walmart, Amazon, and PetSmart to get an accurate estimate of the cost of supplies.

A Borzoi owner should budget between $245 and $925 the first year and $105 to $410 every year after that when it comes to supplies for such a large dog. Prices can vary depending on store, brand, location, and product quality.

Supplies PricesRangeAverage Cost
Food & Water Bowls$10 – $40$20
Dog Collars (x2) $10 – $40 $20
Leash $10 – $30 $15
ID Tag with Phone Number $5 – $20 $10
Dog Bed (48″ or 60″) $30 – $110 $60
Dog Crate (48″ or 60″) $50 – $165 $90
Plastic Poop Bags (900-1080) $15 – $110 $55
Pooper Scooper $10 – $30 $20
House Training Pads (75-100) $15 – $45 $25
Stains and Odors Removal Spray $5 – $20 $10
Toys $50 – $155 $90
First-Aid Kit $15 – $50 $30
Brush $5 – $45 $15
Shampoo $5 – $20 $10
Tooth-brushing Kit $5 – $15 $10
Toenail Clippers $5 – $30 $15

A new dog owner will need to buy most items on the list before welcoming the new pet, hence the higher initial investment of $495 on average. After that it will only be necessary to replace or replenish a few things lowering yearly expenses to about $225. This accounts for new toys, changing the bed and replenishing poop bags, shampoo, toothbrush, and toothpaste.

Total Supplies CostRangeAverage Cost
First Year$245 – $925$495
Subsequent Years$105 – $410$225

Other items are not included in this list. For example, you might consider buying a harness, a muzzle, dog clothing, fences for the yard or add gates inside the house. For a more accurate estimate, you can add these expenses in the supplies section of the cost calculator at the end of the article.

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Training cost for a Borzoi

Borzois are large dogs that are usually easy to manage. As a result, private professional training is not a necessity according to Alexa Diaz (Ph.D.), dog trainer and animal behaviorist. She would only recommend group lessons for basic obedience, socialization, and positive leadership. This generally cost $150-$200 for five 1-hour sessions.

Training CostRangeAverage Cost
Borzoi$150 – $200$175

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All about medical costs for a Borzoi

After consulting with our licensed veterinarian, Leslie Brooks, we have put together an estimate for the medical costs of raising a Borzoi. Usually, you will be looking at the $630 range to cover veterinary costs for the first year, with an additional cost around $575 for spay/neutering and gastropexy procedures.

Medical cost for every subsequent year will be close to $725 on average. These costs can vary depending on location and the dog’s health among other things.

Medical CostRangeAverage Cost
First Year Vet Cost$425 – $830$630
Spay/Neuter (optional)$50 – $500$275
Gastropexy (optional)$200 – $400$300
Adult Year Vet Cost$425 – $1,025$725

Vet cost for a Borzoi puppy during the first year

Experts like Leslie Brooks recommend at least three trips to the vet through the course of the puppy’s first year, with the first visit coming in at roughly 8 weeks of age. Each trip should fall in the $65-$170 range. These visits will cover physical exams, fecal examination, vaccines, heartworm prevention and flea prevention.

She also recommends pursuing heartworm and flea prevention after those three visits, which can respectively cost $75 to $120 and $85 to $125 for the rest of the puppy’s first year.

Additionally, your Borzoi puppy may require some vaccines that depend largely on lifestyle and activities:

  • Leptospirosis, if the Borzoi is exposed to wildlife or taken on camping and hiking trips often ($15-$25 and sometimes already included in the visit).
  • Influenza if the dog is boarded or kept for long periods in a kennel and if the daycare or kennels require it due to intermittent influenza outbreaks ($70-$90 for two doses).
  • Lyme if exposed to ticks especially when camping, hiking, or living in a wooded area or on a farm ($60-$80 for two doses).

As your Borzoi puppy grows, a neutering or spaying procedure may be considered. This falls in the $150-$500 range, depending on the clinics in your locality (some low-cost clinics spay or neuter dogs for $50-$100). Usually, spay procedures (female) are more expensive.

Leslie Brooks also recommends performing a gastropexy procedure at the same time for larger dogs, such as Borzois, as this helps reduce the risk of Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) later and prevents complications in the future. Usually, such a procedure falls in the $200 and $400 range. GDV is when the dog’s stomach twists on itself and is a life-threatening condition that must be corrected with surgery.

Veterinary expenses for the subsequent years with a Borzoi

After the first year, an annual trip to the vet is recommended, and falls in the $125-$265 range. This includes a thorough examination to make sure there are no complications with regards to your dog’s health, vaccines, a heartworm test, and blood work (to detect any hidden medical condition for middle aged and senior dogs) if needed.

Leslie also recommends following through with heartworm and flea prevention medication, which usually cost around $100-$250 and $200-$350 for the year, respectively.

The optional vaccines presented above may also require annual booster shots ($15-$45 each). Additionally, a fecal examination may be required if the pet is regularly exposed to other dogs or wildlife or has inconsistent stool quality, so expect to pay an additional $40-$50 for the procedure.

Most common health problems for a Borzoi

The table below presents some potential health problems for Borzois as well as a cost estimate to treat them according to Leslie Brooks, DVM.

Health ProblemLikelihoodTreatment Cost Estimate
Gastric Dilatation and VolvulusMedium$1,500 – $3,000
Patellar LuxationMedium$300 – $2,000
Dental DiseaseHigh$400 – $800
CancerMedium$500 – $10,000
Hip DysplasiaMedium$500 – $13,000

Patellar luxation: the low end is just for pain management as needed and joint supplements. The high end is if surgery is required (if it is causing the dog a lot of pain and if it cannot get its knee back in place on its own).

Dental disease: this is the cost estimate for the dental procedures to clean the teeth and remove any infected teeth if needed. It typically needs to be done multiple times throughout the dog’s life.

Cancer: the cost depends on the type of cancer and whether an owner pursues aggressive therapy and all the recommended treatments versus electing to keep the pet comfortable with medications.

This price range for hip dysplasia is very wide because of the variety of treatment options an owner may pursue. Conservative treatment, including pain management and physical therapy, is usually the cheapest alternative ($500-$2,500 per year), while total hip replacement costs about $5,000-$6,500 per affected hip. Hip dysplasia can affect a dog at any age.

Pet insurance price (optional)

On average, insurance will cost $565 yearly as per the North American Pet Health Insurance Association’s latest State of the Industry Report. This is for both accident and illness coverage. $190 is the average price for accident-only plans. This is particularly important to know, as it can help offset potentially expensive costs later.

It is also possible to get complete health coverage with some insurance companies but it gets much more expensive, except for Eusoh (see below).

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As mentioned, some medical conditions can be expensive to treat. Although purebred dogs may have a higher incidence of some inherited disorders, mixed breed dogs are also likely to develop health conditions, such as cancer and heart disorders. No dog owner should have to make critical decisions about their pets based on their ability to afford care. That’s why pet insurance is more popular every year in the US.

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Reimbursements percentage and limits
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The price will vary depending on multiple factors, including the dog’s breed, age, location, and the plan chosen. You can compare pet insurance prices on comparison websites like PetInsuranceReview.

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How much does it cost to feed a Borzoi?

Considering a Borzoi, on average, weighs around 85 lb. (usually 60 to 105 lb.), we were able to estimate the cost to feed your puppy and adult dog with some of the most popular brands of dog food including Purina, Purina One, Pedigree and Blue Buffalo. The cost varies a lot whether the dog is fed cheap or premium food.

Yearly Food CostRangeAverage Cost
Puppy$205 – $440$310
Adult Dog$185 – $540$325

We have also reviewed the price of the 27 best-selling dog treats for large-sized dogs on Walmart, PetSmart, and Amazon to estimate the yearly cost.

Treats CostRangeAverage Cost
Yearly Treats$125 – $715$345

This cost estimation for treats is based on the premise that the dog gets one big treat every day. If you give your dog a treat every other day, you can divide these amounts by two. If it is once a week, divide them by seven, and so on. Enter the relevant information in the calculator at the end of the article to get your personalized cost estimate.

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During the first year, a Borzoi puppy will eat around 280 lb. of food. This amount will vary depending on the dog, especially its size.

Puppy Food BrandsQuantity per BagNumber of Bags / YearUnit PriceTotal Price
Purina – Puppy Chow36 lb.8$27.78 (Walmart)$222.24
Purina One – Smart Blend Puppy16.5 lb.17$21.98 (Walmart)$373.66
Pedigree – Puppy36 lb.8$25.83 (Walmart)$206.64
Blue Buffalo – Puppy30 lb.10$44.08 (Amazon)$440.80

An adult Borzoi will eat around 360 lb. of food per year.

Adult Food BrandsQuantity per BagNumber of Bags / YearUnit PriceTotal Price
Purina – Dog Chow50 lb.8$22.98 (Walmart)$183.84
Purina One – Smart Blend40 lb.9$40.36 (Walmart)$363.24
Pedigree – Adult50 lb.8$25.83 (Walmart)$206.64
Blue Buffalo – Adult30 lb.12$44.98 (Amazon)$539.76

Buying in bulk is a good idea when it comes to dog food, as it will likely give you better prices. It is especially true for large dogs like Borzois that tend to eat a lot. Dog food is perishable but can be stored for extended periods of time if the bags have not been opened. We recommend checking the packaging to see how long it can be stored and see what works best for you.

If you have been taking your Borzoi to a vet, take up their advice on what food works best with your dog.

Example for a more expensive premium brand

Royal Canin – Size Health NutritionQuantity per BagNumber of Bags / YearUnit PriceTotal Price
Large Puppy35 lb.8$73.99 (PetSmart)$591.92
Large Adult35 lb.11$68.99 (PetSmart)$758.89

This illustrates the price difference between budget-friendly and premium dog food.

Borzoi grooming prices

According to Corryne Smith, certified dog groomer, a Borzoi could either be groomed by its owners at home as it is a fairly easy task for this breed, or this could be done by a professional.

If the second option is chosen, she suggests that the Borzoi be professionally groomed up to 6 times a year. When left to a professional, each visit is likely to cost between $65 and $100 depending on your locality, the services requested, the dog size, behavior, coat condition, health, and age.

Yearly Grooming CostRangeAverage Cost
Borzoi$0 – $600$300

Most professional groomers will bath and shampoo your dog, remove (if needed), brush and style its hair, trim its nail and clean its teeth, eyes, and ears as part of their offer.

If you have the skills and time to do the grooming yourself, all-inclusive kits available online generally cost between $25-$250, with an average price of $75. They come with everything you will need to take care of your Borzoi.

Additional costs that comes with a Borzoi

Additional CostsRangeAverage Cost
License$10 – $20$15
Microchip$25 – $50$40
Dog Walking (per walk) $15 – $25 $20
Dog Boarding (per day)$25 – $85$40

Licensing

Licenses usually fall in the $10-$20 range in the USA, depending on the state you are in. If your dog is not spayed or neutered, the cost is likely to be a little bit higher. We strongly recommend licensing your dog, as it can be illegal, depending on state regulations, to own an unlicensed dog. Moreover, it makes identification and locating in the case of emergencies much easier.

Microchip

Microchips create a unique identification to your dog, allowing them to be on medical and emergency databases. Microchips are required in many U.S. states and will range from $25-$50.

Dog walking

According to professional dog walker and dog sitter, Tamaria Reddick, Borzois are energetic and need daily exercise. As a result, she strongly recommends enlisting a dog walker in the case that you are unable to take your dog out during the day. You can find dog walkers on apps like Rover and Wag and they usually charge $15-$25 for 30-minute walks and $20-$50 for 1-hour walks.

Do not forget this when budgeting as these costs add up and can easily become your biggest expense. An owner might need to pay for private walks if the dog is not well socialized. These are obviously more expensive.

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Traveling

In the case of extended travel plans, you can leave your Borzoi in the care of a dog boarding service. Budget $25 to $85 a day, depending on location, services, and time of year. During particularly busy stretches of the year, such as the holidays, you will need to book dog boarding services in advance, as you are likely to get much better rates when doing so.

If you are on a tight budget, checking with any friends or family to see if they would be willing to host your dog is a good idea, which can be a challenge since large dogs are less likely to be taken in by relatives for a few days than smaller ones.

Finally, you might be able to take your dog with you, as many airlines and train companies offer special provisions to help move your pets. You will probably have to submit a formal request ahead of time. Moreover, the cost varies drastically, as it depends on several variables such as location, destination, mode of transport, etc.

Yearly and monthly cost for a Borzoi

The cost of a puppy during the first year

Using the metrics and explanations detailed above, the cost of raising a Borzoi puppy for the first year falls within the $2,985 to $5,780 range, with an average cost of $4,210. Most of this amount will have to be spent before or shortly after welcoming the pup.

First Year CostsRangeAverage Cost
Puppy$1,800 – $2,000$1,900
Supplies$245 – $925$495
Training$150 – $200$175
Medical$425 – $830$630
Food & Treats$330 – $1,155$655
Grooming$0 – $600$300
License$10 – $20$15
Microchip$25 – $50$40
First Year Total$2,985 – $5,780$4,210

The owner’s situation and preferences might require him to pay some of the optional expenses listed below.

Optional First Year CostsRangeAverage Cost
Spay/Neuter$50 – $500$275
Gastropexy$200 – $400$300
Insurance$350 – $780$565
Dog Walking (30 minutes per day)$15 – $25$20
Dog Boarding (per day)$25 – $85$40

To illustrate this, the average cost of $4,210 will rise to $9,830 if the dog is spayed/neutered, enrolled in an insurance plan, professionally walked five days a week for forty-two weeks and boarded for seven days during the year.

Potential First Year CostRangeAverage Cost
With Spay/Neuter and Insurance$3,585 – $7,460$5,350
With Spay/Neuter, Insurance, Dog Walking and Dog Boarding$6,910 – $13,305$9,830

Yearly and monthly cost of an adult Borzoi for the following years

As welcoming a new pet entails initial costs that do not have to be renewed, expenses go drastically down for the following years. In fact, the yearly budget falls between $850 and $3,310 for all the essentials ($71-$276 monthly).

Adult Year CostsRangeAverage Cost
Supplies$105 – $410$225
Medical$425 – $1,025$725
Food & Treats$310 – $1,255$670
Grooming$0 – $600$300
License$10 – $20$15
Adult Year Total$850 – $3,310$1,935
Estimated Monthly Cost$71 – $276$161

This time, the average cost of $1,935 will rise to $7,780 if the owner adds insurance, dog walking services (five days a week for fifty weeks) and dog boarding for seven days during the year. It is a major difference as your monthly budget for the pet would be $648 instead of $161.

Potential Adult Year CostRangeAverage Cost
With Insurance$1,200 – $4,090$2,500
With Insurance, Dog Walking and Dog Boarding$5,125 – $10,935$7,780

Borzoi total cost of ownership

Borzois live 12 years on average (usually 9 to 14 years) and so, the total cost of raising them can be placed in the $12,335 to $42,190 range ($25,495 on average).

Total Cost of Ownership (12 years)RangeAverage Cost
Borzoi$12,335 – $42,190$25,495

Once again, these amounts can change drastically depending on additional expenses incurred by the owner. Using the scenarios detailed previously we have calculated the total cost of owning a Borzoi in the table below.

Potential Total Cost of Ownership (12 years)RangeAverage Cost
With Spay/Neuter and Insurance$16,785 – $52,450$32,850
With Spay/Neuter, Insurance, Dog Walking and Dog Boarding$63,285 – $133,590$95,410

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The cost of a Borzoi – A summary in 7 questions

1- How much is a Borzoi puppy?

On average a Borzoi puppy will cost $1,900 in the USA. Most puppies can be found between $1,800 and $2,000. The price will vary depending on the breeder and location as well as the dog’s bloodline, color, and age among other things.

2 – How much are dog supplies?

A new owner can expect an initial investment between $245 and $925 in supplies when welcoming an extra-large dog. Every year, the cost to renew some of them should be between $105 and $410. Prices vary depending on location, stores, brands, and products quality.

3 – Does a Borzoi need training and how much will it cost?

Having a Borzoi professionally trained is usually recommended (group training) and should cost around $150 to $200. For this breed, training should mainly focus on basic obedience, positive leadership, and socialization.

4 – What is the cost of preventive medical care for a Borzoi?

Preventive medical care should amount to around $425 to $830 for a Borzoi puppy during the first year and around $425 to $1,025 every adult year. This does not include spay or neuter and gastropexy procedures (usually $150 to $500 and $200 to $400 respectively).

5 – How much food does a Borzoi eat and how much will it cost?

A Borzoi puppy will eat around 280 lb. and an adult close to 360 lb. of dry food yearly (it varies for each dog and food brand). Annual expenses should be between $205 and $595 for a puppy and $185 to $760 for an adult dog. Other types of food and treats would increase the costs.

6 – How often should a Borzoi be professionally groomed and how much will it cost?

Grooming a Borzoi is easy enough that most owners should be able to do it themselves. Those who prefer having their dog professionally groomed can expect up to 6 visits to a salon every year. Each session should cost from $65 to $100 depending on the dog and services needed.

7 – Are there any other expenses to expect?

In the United States, a dog license usually costs between $10 and $20. The cost could be slightly higher if the dog is not spayed or neutered. Having the dog licensed is mandatory almost everywhere.

A dog microchip costs $25 to $50 on average in the US and is generally implanted during a medical appointment. It is placed under the skin usually between the shoulder blades. Dogs adopted from a shelter or bought from a breeder sometimes already have a microchip.

According to the North American Pet Health Insurance Association’s latest State of the Industry Report, the average annual price is $566 for accident and illness coverage plans or $190 for accident only plans.

Dog walkers usually charge $15 to $25 for 30 minutes group walks and $20 to $50 for 1-hour long ones. Prices vary mainly depending on location. Private walks are more expensive.

A dog owner should budget $25 to $85 per day for dog boarding services. Prices vary depending on location, time of the year, and the level of service among other things.

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To help you out, this guide contains all the primary expenses that are necessary to ensure your future dog’s well-being. Make sure to take these considerations seriously before adopting or purchasing a Borzoi, as they are imperative to your dog leading a healthy, happy, and comfortable life in your home. Moreover, the dog should not be a financial burden on you or your family, so make sure to carefully read through each section to better understand the expenses that come with owning a Borzoi. Figures provided in this article are for informational purposes only. A dog owner should always find the actual costs applicable to his own situation before making any decision.

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Johann Chapuis

Johann Chapuis has assembled a fantastic team of licensed veterinarians, animal behaviorists, dog trainers, groomers, and walkers to write every article and offer the most accurate content on petbudget.com. Being a pet lover and owner himself, Johann is sharing his experiences and his financial aptitude cultivated during his MBA with a specialization in finance and the numerous years he spent working as a business manager and entrepreneur.

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