Dog Breeds That Begin With X

There may only be one breed on this list, but it is so unique that 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.



Lets get this out of the way first. 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. The hairless dog is characterized with a slender, naked body. This variety of the 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 extremely powerful body. Their head is characterized by the V-shaped ears. The ears depict increased alertness especially when the dogs is in a serious mood.

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

Bryan Harding

Bryan has spent his whole life around animals. While loving all animals, Bryan is especially fond of mammals and has studied and worked with them around the world. Not only does Bryan share his knowledge and experience with our readers, but he also serves as owner, editor, and publisher of North American Mammals.

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