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Mexican Hairless

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Mexican Hairless





UK KC Classification Utility
Country of Origin Mexico
Date of Origin Unknown
Height 41 - 57 cm (16 - 22.5 inches)
Weight 9 - 14 Kgs (20 - 31 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 15 Yrs

Main Characteristics


Mexican Hairless have smooth, soft skin with almost complete lack of any hair. They are usually black, red, liver, dark grey, bronze or blonde in colour.

Temperament

Mexican Hairless are intelligent, alert dogs.

Suitability

If you are considering a Mexican Hairless as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for hot climates
They are not adapted for cold climates
They are not easy to obedience train

Interesting Facts

Mexican Hairless are also known as:
Xoloitzcuintli
Xoloitzcuintle
Xoloitzquintle
Xolo
Tepeizeuintli

Mexican Hairless can be three different varieties:
Standard (see image)
Intermediate
Miniature
 


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