What breed of dog has no hair? Worldwide recognized breeds at this time are the Chinese Crested Dog, the Xoloitzcuintle (Mexican Hairless Dog), the Peruvian Inca Orchid and the American Hairless Terrier. The Argentine pila dog, the Bolivian Hairless Dog, and the Ecuadorian Hairless Dog are not registered hairless dog breeds.
What is a Mexican hairless dog called? Sometimes known as the Mexican Hairless dog, the xoloitzcuintli (pronounced “show-low-itz-QUEENT-ly”) gets its name from two words in the language of the Aztecs: Xolotl, the god of lightning and death, and itzcuintli, or dog.
Why do hairless dogs have no hair? Technically, a genetic mutation is the cause of the lack of fluff on a hairless dog. Some hairless dogs were influenced by human intervention, such as the American Hairless Terrier. People have bred dogs that have the recessive hairless gene together to produce more hairless dogs.
How much is Xoloitzcuintli? The average Xoloitzcuintli price is only $600 to $800 – $150 to $450 if you decide to adopt or rescue.