Peruvian Inca Orchid

These dogs can be both hairless and coated, and have three recognised sizes – small, medium and large.
black and white Peruvian Hairless dog adult

About the Peruvian Inca Orchid

Also known as the Peruvian Hairless Dog, these dogs are active and alert, wary of strangers but incredibly loving with their family. Peruvian Inca Orchids make loving, loyal companions for any household.

Care should be taken around smaller pets in the home as these dogs are known to have a hunting instinct and could see other animals as prey.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country: Peru

Size category: Medium

Avg life expectancy: 11-12 years

Loving / Alert / Friendly / Loyal

Key facts

  • Makes a great watchdog
  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Needs moderate exercise
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