Xoloitzcuintli Standard pedigree
Xoloitzcuintli (Mexican Hairless) Puppy For Sale in SAN MARCOS, CA
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|Location:||SAN MARCOS, CA 92078|
|Breed:||Xoloitzcuintli (Mexican Hairless)|
|Age:||13 Weeks Old|
|Size at Maturity:||Large|
|Champion Bloodlines:||Yes Yes|
|Payment Method:||Paypal, Cash|
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Xoloitzcuintli size standard (46-60 cms) coated variety, male, FCI pedigree, microchip, DNA, excellent conformation, ideal for companion and watchdog.
Items Included: Current vaccinations, veterinarian examination, health certificate.
|A.K.A. :||Tepeizeuintli, Mexican Hairless, Xoloitzcuintle, Xolo|
|Overview:||The Xoloitzcuintle was used by ancient Aztecs for a variety of purposes including bed warmer on cold nights, warmth for pain relief, food and sacrifices to their gods. The breed has been around since about the year 300 and is still a good companion. The breed comes in three sizes and two coat varieties (both born in the same litter), thus providing prospective owners with many choices. At 18” to 23” at the shoulder, the Standard is the largest size. That size makes for an impressive guardian of the home and family. The Miniature is 14” to 18” – this size is often known as the “clowns” of the breed. As a family pet, they are an ideal size – large enough to play with the children, small enough to be picked up when convenient and fit comfortably on a sofa with the family. The Toy at 10” to 14” is the perfect size for apartment dwellers and those wanting a lapdog. People with allergies can often live comfortably with a Xolo – although each person is different and it must be considered on a case-by-case basis. Because of their keen intellect, ease of care, and eye-catching primitive appearance, the Xolo is gaining more popularity as a choice for a family pet in the United States.|
|Colors:||black, gray, bronze, coffee, reddish gray|
|Coat:||black, gray, bronze, coffee, reddish gray|
|Character:||The Xoloitzcuintle is calm, intelligent and adapts to a variety of living situations.|
|Temperament:||The Xoloitzcuintle is good with gentle children. They will get along with other dogs, if they are raised together.|
|Care:||The skin should be washed regularly with a gentle soap. Use lotion to prevent the skin from becoming dry. Sunscreen should be used if the dog will be out in the sun.|
|Training:||The Xoloitzcuintle is fairly easy to train.|
|Activity:||The Xoloitzcuintle doesn't need too much exercise. They like taking walks, but are just as happy to play in the yard.|
|Country of Origin:||Mexico|
|Health Issue:||prone to sunburn and dry skin|
More About Xoloitzcuintli (Mexican Hairless) Breed
Before getting a new puppy, make sure you are prepared to share your life with a new family member for the next 15 or more years! Owning a dog is a big responsibility!
Questions You Should Ask the Breeder
1. Are the puppies' parents "certified"? This means that certain breeds are often at risk for genetic conditions such as hip problems, heart problems and eye problems. Most of these diseases are inherited, meaning the disease is passed from parent to puppy. Many breeders will have their dogs evaluated and tested for that disease and ultimately "certified" by a veterinary specialist to be disease-free.
2. What are the sizes of the puppy's parents? Know how big the parents are, to get a good idea of how big your puppy will be. Is that the size dog you want?
3. Ask to meet the dogs parents. If possible, meet the puppy's parents. Notice if they appear to be in good health and evaluate their overall temperament. Are they shy, aggressive, or well adjusted?
4. How have they socialized the pups? Have the pups been around other dogs? Other people? Socialization is critical in puppies 6 – 16 weeks old. Proper socialization consisting of good experiences of a puppy with other puppies and lots of different ages, sizes and types of people will give you the best chance at having a well-adjusted dog.
5. What vaccines has the puppy had? How many shots has he received and when will the puppy be due for his next puppy shot?
6. Have the puppies been dewormed? All puppies are born with worms and routine deworming is recommended.
7. Have any of the puppies in the litter been sick? If so, what were the signs, the diagnosis and treatment?
8. What visits has the puppies had with the veterinarian? Have they been examined and declared "healthy"? If not, what problems have they had? Have they been on any medications?
9. What is their guarantee? What guarantee does the breeder give with their puppies? If the puppy is found to have a severe illness, what will they do? This is a difficult topic but one that is a lot easier to cover up front rather than later.
10. Recommendations? Ask the breeder for a couple references of puppy owners that they have sold within the past year. CALL them. Find out if the breeder was fair, if they were happy with their pups, and how any problems were handled.
11. Breeders contract? Does your breeder require a breeder's contract? If so, what is in it? Is the breeder willing to take back the puppy at any time, if you can't keep it?
12. Limited registration. Some breeders require that you spay or neuter your dog by a certain age. If that is the case, that may not be a problem but it is best to know before you get your puppy.
13. What is the family history? Ask if the breeder has information about the breed line. For example, ask how long the dogs have lived and what they have died from. Write it down. This may be important for monitoring your pet as he gets older.
14. What is the breeder currently feeding the puppy? Regardless of what they are feeding, it is ideal to continue feeding the same food for the first few days at home to minimize the risk of gastrointestinal disturbances. If you choose to change the diet, do it gradually.
15. Health certificate and certificate of sale. Ask the breeder if he will supply a health certificate for the puppy issued by his veterinarian. Some states require also a certificate of sale.
16. Does the breeder belong to a breed club? Ask for references.
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