The borzoi (literally “fast”), also called the Russian wolfhound (Russian: Ру́сская псовая борзая), is a breed of domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris). Descended from dogs brought to Russia from central Asian countries, it is similar in shape to a greyhound, and is also a member of the sighthound family.
A type of hound.
Plant: Nettle-leaved figwort (scrophularia peregrina) Also known as Nittiena in Maltese.
Proverb: ‘Beware the quiet dog!” – It is the dog that does not bark much that is usually more dangerous.
Proverb: Equivalent to English proverb which states that the scalded dog fears cold water.
Pocket dog, lap dog.
The Maltese dog, Canis familiaris Maelitacus.
Chow-Chow (sometimes simply Chow) is a dog breed originally from northern China, where it is referred to as Songshi-Quan , which means “puffy-lion dog”.
retriever: a type of gun dog that retrieves game for a hunter.
Also known as: Slugi.
Gun dog / sporting dog.
Maltese hunting dog.