8 Hairless Dog Breeds That’ll Stand Out At The Dog Park

By Sharon Dawson March 19, 2024, 5:01 PM

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1. Chinese Crested

Chinese Cresteds come in two varieties: hairless and powderpuff. The hairless variety has smooth, soft skin with tufts of hair on the head, feet, and tail, while the powderpuff variety has a full coat of soft, flowing hair. Both varieties are playful and affectionate companions.

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2. Xoloitzcuintli (Mexican Hairless Dog)

The Xoloitzcuintli, or Xolo for short, is one of the oldest and rarest dog breeds in the world. They come in three sizes (toy, miniature, and standard) and have smooth, sleek skin. Xolos are intelligent, loyal, and make excellent family pets.

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3. Peruvian Inca Orchid (Peruvian Hairless Dog)

The Peruvian Inca Orchid is a slender and elegant hairless dog breed with smooth, hairless skin and a tuft of hair on the head. They are known for their agility, intelligence, and affectionate nature.

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4. American Hairless Terrier

The American Hairless Terrier is a small to medium-sized terrier breed with smooth, hairless skin. They are energetic, intelligent, and make excellent companions for active families.

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5. Ecuadorian Hairless Dog (Ecuadorian Hound)

The Ecuadorian Hairless Dog is a rare breed native to Ecuador. They have smooth, hairless skin and come in a variety of sizes. Ecuadorian Hairless Dogs are known for their loyalty, intelligence, and affectionate nature.

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6. Thai Ridgeback

While not completely hairless, the Thai Ridgeback has a short, sleek coat with a distinctive ridge of hair along its back. They are intelligent, independent, and loyal dogs that make excellent companions for experienced owners.

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7. Hairless Khala (Bolivian Hairless Dog)

The Hairless Khala is a rare hairless dog breed native to Bolivia. They have smooth, hairless skin and are known for their loyalty, intelligence, and gentle nature.

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8. Argentinian Hairless Dog (Perro Sin Pelo de Argentina)

Also known as the Argentine Pila Dog, this rare breed is native to Argentina. They have smooth, hairless skin and are known for their intelligence, agility, and loyalty to their families.

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