Peruvian Inca orchid also known as Peruvian hairless dog is rare dog breed from Peru, Interestingly They are the national dog of Peru. Let’s see some cool information about this breed
What is the history of Peruvian Inca Orchid?
Peruvian Inca Orchid is an ancient sighthound developed in Peru. These dogs are now considered one of the symbol of Peru. There are several century old depictions of Peruvian Inca orchid in Peruvian Artifacts.
How do they look?
Peruvian Inca Orchids are slim and elegant in appearance. This breed can be in both hairless and coated varieties; They come in more sizes and shapes; Available in small, medium and large sizes with smallest variety being 10 inches and larger variety being up to 26 inches.
What will be their Behaviour?
They are very kind, and loyal in the house. They may be aloof with strangers and aggressive towards them but they can be a great guard dogs. Peruvian Inca Orchids are quick graspers, they are easily trainable as they learn really fast.
How is Peruvian Inca Orchid to keep as Pet?
Though Peruvian Inca orchid dog breeds are mostly hairless, there are also coated varieties. Peruvian hairless dogs are warmer to cuddle as there is no coat cover on their skin.
The breed requires a moderate physical activity. Getting them for a walk for 10-20 minutes a day would suffice. The only thing you need to keep in mind is the Peruvian hairless dog variety can be sensitive to sunlight so you need to mostly avoid taking them outside in the sun or use sun block.
What are their other names?
Peruvian Inca Orchid has many local names in Peru such as sin pelo de Peru (Pervian Hairless Dog), Perros flora (Flower dogs)