Mexican Hairless

The Mexican Hairless is an active and rather intuitive little dog, which at first does not appear to be the cutest dog breed in the world.

If you are looking for a small dog that is a little bit different, that people are going to take notice of, then this is definitely the breed for you.

Mexican Hairless Facts

Mexican Hairless

Exercise Requirements:      3 star rating

Good with Children:             5 star rating

Easy to Train:                        3 star rating

Good Watchdog:                    4 star rating

Low Shedding:                       5 star rating

Good with Other Pets:         2 star rating

Vital Statistics

Size: 31-51 cm (15-20 in)

Weight: 4-20 kg (9-44 lb)

Coat: No coat, they have fine soft skin

Colour: Black, grey, red or fawn

Lifespan: 12-15 years

Special Characteristics

This is a clever little dog that loves to be around their family all the time. These dogs are described as being very loving and affectionate.

Exercise Requirements

These small dogs have medium exercise requirements and will be happy and content with 2 short walks each day and a good active play at home.

Attitude Towards:

Owners: Are loyal, warm and affectionate towards their owners.

Children: Are usually good around children, even more so if raised with them.

Other Pets: They have a high prey drive and may chase small animals, have been known to get along with cats.

Strangers: Will be a little distant around strangers.

Other Unfamiliar Dogs: Can be friendly towards other dogs, they need to be well socialised from an early age.

What to Watch Out For

Might chase cats and other small animals. Over care of their skin could lead to skin problems, a bath once a month is enough. Being hairless, they will need to wear sun block when outside in strong sunny weather conditions.

Health Risks

There are no known health risks with this small dog breed.

Ideal Owner

The ideal owner needs to be affectionate and caring. This dog is considered to be low maintenance, however you do need to look after the dog correctly in certain weather conditions. If it is cold wrap them up well, when it is sunny cover them with sun cream.

More Photos

Mexican Hairless with black skin Mexican Hairless with black and white patch skin

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