They are cute, they are sacred and the Xoloitzcuintli is so scrumptious that it is said people would eat them. As chilling as that may sound, it wasn’t all bad for the Xolo.
As some call them, the Mexican Hairless, many consider them to be oldest dogs among us. Some even say the breed may be one of the first dogs to paw around the Americas.
Moreover, aside from their cuteness, the Xolo even has medicinal advantages. Not only will they make you happy, but experts believe they can help with certain illnesses.
So what exactly are these hairless dogs and do they make good house pets?
Here is what you need to know about the Xoloitzcuintli.