Dealing with your microchip for your Xoloitzcuintli is a boring administrative task, but one of the most important things to ensure is kept up to date. Read more to find out why.
Believed to have originated in Mexico, this breed was highly revered by the Aztecs and Mayans, who believed it had mystical powers.
The Xoloitzcuintli is a loyal companion and guardian, and is known for its intelligence and alertness.
This breed comes in three sizes: toy, miniature, and standard. They can be either hairless or coated, with the hairless variety having smooth, soft skin.
Xolos are active and energetic, and require regular exercise and mental stimulation. They are also known for their strong bond with their owners, and make excellent family pets.
The Xoloitzcuintli is a unique breed that has been around for centuries, and continues to be a beloved companion today.
Xoloitzcuintli Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 25 to 43cm Female: 23 to 40cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 5 to 15kg Female: 4 to 12kg
Life Expectancy: 12 to 18 years
Temperament: Loyal, Alert, Calm, Intelligent, and Affectionate
To spay or not to spay. Here’s a quick guide on spaying or neutering your Xoloitzcuintli – with a guide to all things you might need to consider.
Sometimes it may look like your Xoloitzcuintli is bored or doesnt know what to do. We’ve put together some signs for you to look out for
Statistics show 1 in 5 Xoloitzcuintli owners don’t regularly walk their dogs which can result in health problems in the long term. See our guide to a range of ways to keep them healthy.