TIL about the Xoloitzcuintli (pronounced “show-low-eats-QUEENT-lee”), a 3,000-year-old dog breed native to Mexico. Ancient Aztecs named the breed for their dog-headed god Xolotl, and mentions of these “strange hairless dogs” appear in the journals of Columbus and other European explorers.

Read more: https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/xoloitzcuintli/

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