Approval and Registration of New Breed - Xoloitzcuintle
ANKC POLICY ON XOLOITZCUINTLE
Group 7 – Non Sporting
Registration to commence immediately and showing to commence on the 1 July 2010
There are six (6) varieties of the Xoloitzcuintle – Miniature, Xoloitzcuintle Hairless – Miniature, Xoloitzcuintle Coated - Intermediate, Xoloitzcuintle Hairless - Intermediate, Xoloitzcuintle Coated – Standard Xoloitzcuintle Hairless and the Standard Xoloitzcuintle Coated. These are the names used for the purpose of registration and exhibiting.
The Federación Canófila Mexicana advise that each variety is to receive a set of challenge certificates and interbreeding between the breeds/Varieties is NOT allowed. Only the hairless dogs are eligible to be shown and Hairless dogs are eligible to be registered. Coated dogs are not eligible to be shown, but are eligible to be registered if they are the progeny of a Hairless to a Hairless breeding.
The six (6) varieties/Breeds of Xoloitzcuintle Dogs shall be known as:
• Xoloitzcuintle Hairless Dog – Miniature.
• Xoloitzcuintle Coated Dog – Miniature (Not eligible to be shown).
• Xoloitzcuintle Hairless Dog – Intermediate.
• Xoloitzcuintle Coated Dog – Intermediate (Not eligible to be shown).
• Xoloitzcuintle Hairless Dog – Standard.
• Xoloitzcuintle Coated Dog – Standard (Not eligible to be shown).
Only the three  hairless varieties will be eligible to be shown and will receive a separate set of challenge certificates for each of these varieties.
Hairless dogs as described in the standard are eligible to be registered on the ANKC Main Pure Breed Register without conditions, or if the breeder decides the Limited Pure Breed Register.
Only coated dogs that are the progeny of a Hairless to a Hairless mating are eligible to be registered on the ANKC Main Pure Breed Register.
Any Coated dog resulting from Hairless to a Coated mating can only be registered on the ANKC Limited Register and Marked “Not to be upgraded and not eligible to be issued with an Export Certificate/Pedigree”.
Inter- breeding of the varieties/Breeds NOT is permitted.
Dogs are to be registered in accordance with their expected size and will be permitted to be reclassified if the dog is 2 cm above the size as per the Standard for dogs registered as a Miniature or Intermediate. Dogs that do not reach size as per the Standard are to be de-registered. For details on the how a Xoloitzcuintle can be reclassified refer to ANKC Regulations Part 6 Clause 9.20
Rationale: This notice is based on information supplied by the Mexican Kennel Club, the Country of Origin of the Breed and therefore the Controlling Body for the Breed.
National Breed Standard Coordinators Group
03 March 2010