Regardless of his size, the Mexican hairless dog has a unique and particular look. His main physical characteristic is the absence of hair on his soft and very smooth skin.
His body, with a large and spacious chest, is very well proportioned. His special gait gives him an endearing look.
His physical appearance remains the same regardless of his size, whether standard, intermediate or miniature. The only thing that differs from one category to another is his physical dimension.
Between 25 and 55 cm (9.84 to 21.65 inches) for the male
Between 25 and 55 cm (9.84 to 21.65 inches) for the female
Between 4 and 9 kg (8.82 to 19.84 pounds) for the male
Between 4 and 9 kg (8.82 to 19.84 pounds) for the female
The color range of the coat may vary. Black, grey black, dark grey or slate, bronze, blond, reddish and red are the colors allowed.
It is preferable that the coat be uniform and the darkest color possible.
His hair is virtually non-existent, except for a few small tufts appearing sometimes on the tail, back of the neck and forehead. He is almost naked. His skin is very smooth and soft.
The head of the Mexican hairless dog is nevertheless broad with a slight stop. His almond-shaped eyes are medium size and their color generally matches the color of the skin.
His large, long ears are carried erect. His nose changes according to the color of the skin, varying between brown and pink or a very dark color.
His tail is drooping at rest and carried high when he is alert.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 5, section 6 and is #234