Xoloitzcuintli

  • Xoloitzcuintli
  • Hypoallergenic: Yes
  • Height: 10-14 inches (toy), 14-18 inches (miniature), 18-23 inches (standard)
  • Weight: 10-15 pounds (toy), 15-30 pounds (miniature), 30-55 pounds (standard)
  • Coat: coated variety is covered by a short, flat coat
  • Life Span: 13-18 years
  • Temperament: Intelligent, Cheerful, Alert, Companionable, Protective, Calm
  • Overview:

    Xolos were considered sacred by ancient Aztecs and Mayans and were believed to be guides for the dead to Mictlan, the underworld.