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Xoloitzcuintli standing sideways facing left
Dog Breeds Xoloitzcuintli
The 3,000-year-old Xoloitzcuintli (pronounced "show-low-eats-QUEENT-lee"), the ancient Aztec dog of the gods, is today a loving companion and vigilant watchdog. The alert and loyal Xolo comes in three sizes, and in either hairless or coated varieties.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/xoloitzcuintli/ | November 6, 2017
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 Xoloitzcuintli Learn about Xoloitzcuintlis [accordion] [accordion_panel title="Rescue Organizations"] The Xoloitzcuintli Club of America Contact: Shannon Larson/Kay Lawson, xolorescueleague@yahoo.ca, 760-220-7708 [/accordion_panel] [/accordion]
https://www.akc.org/akc-rescue-network/rescue-network-x-breeds/ | November 6, 2017
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Expert Advice An Introduction to Mexican Dog Breeds: Meet the Xoloitzcuintli and the Chihuahua
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we've rounded up some fascinating facts about Mexico's native dog breeds: the Xoloitzcuintli and the Chihuahua. While only a minor holiday in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has become a big deal in the United States. This popular observance is thanks in part to Mexican-American activists in the 1960s, who [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/mexican-dog-breeds-xoloitzcuintli-chihuahua/ | November 6, 2017
Negrito, Xoloitzcuintli; c. 1935
Expert Advice Xoloitzcuintli History: From Ancient Aztec Dog to Loving Companion
The Xoloitzcuintli has long been associated with death in Aztec Society, most recently depicted in the Pixar movie "Coco." Here's the Xolo's breed history.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/xoloitzcuintli-history/ | November 6, 2017
Expert Advice The Many Versions of a Xoloitzcuintli
The Xoloitzcuintli, also called the Mexican hairless dog, dates back millennia to ancient Aztec times. The Xolo comes in three distinct sizes, as well as both hairless and coated varieties. Xolos have developed thick, tough skin, but some dogs may require sunscreen for protection. Though they descend from regal dogs dating back over 3,500 years, the [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/mexican-hairless-dog-xolo-varieties/ | November 6, 2017
Standard size Xoloitzcuintli head outdoors.
Expert Advice 10 Things to Know About Xoloitzcuintlis
Even if you haven’t heard of the Xolo (pronounced “show-low”), you’ve likely seen one of these unusual dogs at some point. The Aztecs considered the Xolo sacred, and invested them with mystical healing abilities. The breed’s full name, Xoloitzcuintli, derives from the name of the Aztec god of fire and lightning, Xolotl [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-facts-about-xoloitzcuintlis/ | November 6, 2017
Expert Advice Can You Guess The Dog Breed By Its Bark?
Those who watched the 2008 Westminster Dog Show will fondly remember Best in Show winner Uno prancing around the ring bellowing the trademark Beagle sound, “A-roo!” Each breed has its own distinctive bark (or in the case of the the African Barkless Dog, the Basenji, more of a yodel). To highlight each of those [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/guess-breed-by-its-bark/ | November 6, 2017
Press Releases Three New Loveable Breeds Join AKC Family
The Entlebucher Mountain Dog, the Six-Toed Norwegian Lundehund and the Ancient and Rare Xoloitzcuintli Gain Full AKC Recognition  The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) expanded its litter of registered breeds on January 1, to welcome the Entlebucher Mountain Dog, the Norwegian Lundehund and the Xoloitzcuintli --growing AKC’s family to 170 breeds. "The AKC [...]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/three-new-loveable-breeds-join-akc-family/ | November 6, 2017
Expert Advice How One Xolo Breeder Found Unexpected Service Dog Success
Service dogs can come in all forms, as one Xolo breeder has learned. Now, her hairless Xolos act as stellar service dogs to those afflicted by allergies.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/xolo-breeder-finds-unexpected-service-dog-success/ | November 6, 2017
Press Releases Margaritas, Maracas and Mexican Dogs! AKC Honors Mexican Breeds in Spirit of Cinco de Mayo
From one of the most popular breeds to one of the rarest, the American Kennel Club (AKC®) celebrates Mexico’s two native breeds in honor of Cinco de Mayo.    While neither will be shaking their maracas in celebration of their country’s heritage, both have played integral parts in Mexico [...]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/margaritas-maracas-and-mexican-dogs-akc-honors-mexican-breeds-in-spiri/ | November 6, 2017

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