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A Xoloitzcuintli (also spelled Xoloitzcuintle), also known as Tepeizeuintli or Mexican Hairless, is a now rare, almost hairless breed of dog the approximate size of a terrier with an average body temperature of 40°C. The breed was native to Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, and may date back some 3500 years. Owners of this dog call them "xolos" from short.
Depending on which genes an individual dog gets, many members of this breed are also missing several teeth.