Mexican Hairless (Xolo) Miniature

KC Pedigree, Small

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.

FACT SHEET

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.

Aliases

Xoloitzcuintle, Xolo

Cross between

None

Origin

Mexico

Size

Small
Small - but bigger than most cats

Exercise Needs

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

Coat

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

Shedding

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?

Yes

Trustpilot

Tailwise is consistently rated as Excellent

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