He is slender and elegant, harmonious in appearance and shows great strength. Despite his rather peculiar hairless appearance and small size, the Peruvian Naked Dog exudes great nobility, displaying energy, speed and power.
In addition to his lack of hair, he is also characterized by his almost always incomplete dentition. Physically, he is different from most other dogs by these two particularities.
The three size categories are physically identical except for their size.
Between 25 and 65 cm (9.84 to 25.59 inches) for the male
Between 25 and 65 cm (9.84 to 25.59 inches) for the female
Between 4 and 25 kg (8.82 to 55.12 pounds) for the male
Between 4 and 25 kg (8.82 to 55.12 pounds) for the female
The color of the coat, or skin, is allowed in all shades of black, from slate black to elephant black or bluish.
Hair is practically non-existent except on the head where there is some superfluous hair, sometimes on the back and the tips of the legs as well as on the tail.
The large head of the Peruvian Naked Dog has a faint stop. His eyes are almond-shaped and medium size. Their color can vary from yellow to black.
His ears are medium size and carried erect. His nose is in harmony with the skin color. His tail is carried over the back.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group , section and is #