The Mexican Hairless (Toy)

The Mexican Hairless (Toy)

The Hairless Mexican Toy dogs are often used in animal assisted therapy, because they are sensitive to the moods of humans and is a warm and affectionate companion. The Hairless Mexican dogs are very loyal and devoting to their family and will most likely, follow you from room to room. They need to be involved with the family and receive a lot of love and attention.

The Toy Mexican Hairless, come with a lot of energy and need regular exercise to expend the energy. Along with their daily walk, running around in an enclosed yard with their toys is a perfect way of getting them to spend all the excess energy. Be careful though, they just might jump the fence and go explore the neighbourhood. The Mexican Toy dogs have a tendency to chase smaller animals so if you have a smaller house pet, it’ll be a good idea to the raise them together, so the dog gets used to having them around.

The small Mexican dog is as aloof and suspicious of strangers as it is loving and affectionate towards its family. This makes the breed good watch dogs and they will not back down if they perceive the intruder as a serious threat. But if they’re not introduced to people while growing up, they might develop a hostile attitude towards people outside of their family. Being a sociable dog is a part of training them. Fairly easy to train, there might be times when you experience some stubbornness on their part wherein you will have to deal with it with firmness and discipline. Rough handling and harsh words won’t get you anywhere, so there’s no point in going there! This breed of hairless dogs are best suited for older children, who know how to handle them; the Mexican Hairless dogs will not tolerate abuse and this could make younger children vulnerable.

Otherwise a healthy dog, the Hairless Mexican Toy dog does need to be covered during harsh winters and because of the lack of fur, covered in sunscreen during the hot summers. An odorless dog that doesn’t shed at all, the Mexican Toy Hairless dog can be quite the addition to your family.

 

Appearance:

Average Height-

9-11 inches

Average Weight-

5-15 lbs

 

Care & Health:

Grooming- The Hairless Mexican Toy dog requires no upkeep with regards to their coats.

 

History:

The Hairless Toy Mexican has been around for almost 3000 years now! On Columbus’s first voyage in 1492, he discovered that the Toy Hairless Mexican dog was the sacred pet of the Aztecs. In the 19th century, they were introduced to Mexico and Central & South America; admitted to the AKC in 1887.

In the 1950’s, the breed faced near extinction and had to be consciously re-bred, gradually increasing in numbers. Although the breed was re-admitted in the AKC in 2008, they still are quite few in numbers.

 

 

 

mexican-hairless-2
  • Share On Facebook
  • Share On Twitter
  • Pin it!
mexican-hairless-3
  • Share On Facebook
  • Share On Twitter
  • Pin it!
mexican-hairless-4
  • Share On Facebook
  • Share On Twitter
  • Pin it!
mexican-hairless-5
  • Share On Facebook
  • Share On Twitter
  • Pin it!

The following two tabs change content below.
sagarpatil86@gmail.com'
  • Share On Facebook
  • Share On Twitter
  • Pin it!
  • Share On Facebook
  • Share On Twitter
  • Pin it!
Sagar is co-founder and CTO at Multia, a leading creative agency in Pune. He started his venture when he was 16, he has won numerous international and national web development competitions and has worked on 100+ web, mobile and online marketing projects. He’s a globe-trotter and has traveled to San Francisco, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, Dubai, Jakarta and Bali Islands.
sagarpatil86@gmail.com'
  • Share On Facebook
  • Share On Twitter
  • Pin it!
  • Share On Facebook
  • Share On Twitter
  • Pin it!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This