XOLOITZCUINTLE IN

SOUTH AFRICA


MARCO TEJUINO HERNANDEZ MEX FCI of ADENCROWN
first to be introduced in the Republic of Southern Africa 28.11.2011 and so history was made.....
Adencrown Xoloitzcuintles
Marco Tejuino (Hernandez)  Mex. FCI.

Tejuino is the very first registered Xoloitzcuintle in South Africa - please go to his page
and read more about his journey.

The Xolo is native to Mexico. Archaeological evidence shows that the breed has existed in Mexico for more than 3,000 years.[1] Most likely, early forerunners of the Xolo originated as spontaneous hairless mutations of indigenous American dogs. Hairlessness may have offered a survival advantage in tropical regions. Indigenous peoples of Central and South America had Xolo dogs as home and hunting companions, and today they are still very popular companion dogs; even as the national dog of Mexico. Their value in ancient native cultures is evidenced by their frequent appearance in art and artifacts, for example, those produced by the Colima, Aztec andToltec civilizations in Mexico.
Xolos were considered sacred dogs by the Aztecs (and also Toltecs, Maya and some other groups) because they believed the dogs were needed by their masters’ souls to help them safely through the underworld, and also they were useful companion animals.

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