10 best hairless dog breeds


The Xoloitzcuintli, also known as the Mexican hairless dog, comes in both hairless and short-coated varieties.  

The American hairless terrier descended from the rat terrier. Starting in the 1970s, rat terriers were selectively bred for their hairless coats. 

Chinese crested dogs come in two varieties: hairless and powderpuff. The hairless variety actually has fluffy tufts of hair on the head, ears, paws, and tail.  

Also known as the Peruvian hairless, the Peruvian Inca Orchid originated in ancient Peru, where it was mostly kept as a companion dog. These dogs tend to be very affectionate with and protective of their families 


A close relative to the Peruvian Inca Orchid, the Argentine pila dog is a hairless breed prized for its soft skin. This rare breed comes in three size categories and is primarily found in its native Argentina 

Hairless Khalas, also known as Bolivian hairless dogs, are a rare hairless dog breed originating in Bolivia. They look quite similar to the Peruvian Inca Orchid  

Jonangi dogs are native to India, where they were bred as herding and hunting dogs. The breed is quite rare today. 

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