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The Xoloitzcuintli, or the Mexican hairless dog. They are such a sweet looking animal. And have zero health problems, other than joint issues and such with old age, as does any other dog.

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17 Adorable Dog Breeds You’ve Never Heard Of And Need To Know About Immediately

The Xoloitzcuintli, pronounced SHOW-LOW-ETZ-QUEENT-LEE, is also known as the Mexican hairless dog. The breed’s history is long and fascinating, going all 3,500 years back to the Aztecs and Mayans. Back then, people believed the Xolo would safeguard the home from evil spirits as well as intruders.

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Crestado Chino [Chinese Crested] | Ladra para alertar y aunque su ladrido no asustará a ningún intruso, se toma muy en serio su papel de alertarte a tiempo. Algunos llegan a desarrollar el gusto por aullar o cantar. [He barks to alert. His bark will not scare an intruder, However, he takes guarding very seriously. Some of this breed even develop a taste for howling or singing.].

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Xoloitzcuintli, or Mexican Hairless Dog Puppy - I've always wanted one of these - for more from Mexico, visit www.mainlymexican... #Mexico #Mexican #xolo

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