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Hairless Khala Dog Breed Information

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Breed: Hairless Khala
Life Expectancy: Unknown in the US where they are provided for and protected
Litter Size: 3-7 puppies
Hypoallergenic: No
From the American Khala Association standard for the breed: The hairless hound is indigenous to Latin America from Mexico throughout Central and South America.

Almost every Latin country has a variety, whether the medium sized, somewhat heavy bodied 'pottery' type or the taller, leaner 'gazehound' type.

The difference between the two is more of substance than of height. Both types can and do appear in the same litter and no attempt has been made, as yet, to breed selectively for one type or the other.

The dogs are known by different names, even within the same country. There are two types of Hairless Khalas: the Hairless Khala Medio (short legged, also called the pottery type) and the Hairless Khala Grande (long legged or sighthound type.)

The Medio is a medium-sized hound, powerful yet graceful. The Grande gives the impression of a sighthound, well-coordinated and able to move with ease and agility. Color is immaterial, but most Khalas are a dark gray at maturity.

Temperament: Affectionate, Intelligent, Quiet, Gentle, Even Tempered, Athletic

Health Problems: By necessity, Khalas are a naturally healthy breed. In their countries of origin, veterinary care is seldom available or affordable to the Indian peasants the dogs live with. As with most hairless dogs, adult dentition is very bad. The root system is shallow and even puppy teeth are primitive.

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