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XOLOITZCUINTLI

Picture of a xoloitzcuintli
LIFE SPAN: 15-20 years
Breed Name: Xoloitzcuintli
Group: Sighthound & Pariah
Origin: Mexico
Xoloitzcuintle, Mexikanischer Nackthund

HISTORY

The Xoloitzcuintli is a very ancient Latin American breed, dating back to before the time of the Aztec Empire and its existence can be substantiated for as far back as three thousand years. They were held in high esteem by the native Toltec and Mayan civilizations. The Xoloitzcuintli was recognized by the United Kennel Club on January 1, 1993.