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The Only AKC Dog Breed Beginning With X

There may only be one breed on this list, but it is unique because it deserves its own page. Here, I present to you the only dog beginning with X, the Xoloitzcuintli.

The dog listed below is a breed that has been recognized by the American Kennel Club.

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Xoloitzcuintli

Xoloitzcuintli

The first thing you will probably want to know is how to pronounce Xoloitzcuintli. This can be a mouthful even when you know how to pronounce it, but for those of you who want to try, it is pronounced “show-low-eets-queent-lee.”

The Xoloitzcuintli is also nicknamed xolo. They are also known as the Mexican hairless dog. This breed comes in a coated and hairless variety. A slender, naked body characterizes the hairless dog. This variety of Mexican dog is easy to groom due to the lack of a thick coat on their body. The coated variety comes with a closely fitted coat that is shiny.

They are a slender dog that has an elegant, but muscular and powerful body. V-shaped ears characterize Their head. The ears depict increased alertness, especially when the dog are in a serious mood.

The xoloitzcuintli will weigh 55 pounds and can stand at 20 inches.

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