Mexican Hairless (Xolo) Miniature

KC Pedigree, Small-Medium

Doesn't moult much

Good for first time owners

The Xoloitzcuintle was named after the Aztec god of deformed things due to his lack of hair.


Attractive to ...

Don't own a vacuum cleaner as there's no coat shedding to deal with.

Not the best for ...

Those who don't want to be constantly asked how to pronounce the breed's name.


Xoloitzcuintle, Xolo

Cross between





You could pick them up if you had to in an emergency.

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.


Even genetically hairless dogs can have some whispy bits! Don't forget the sun cream, they have no hair to protect from getting burned.


Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

16 years

Good first dog?



Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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