Dog Breeds - Peruvian Inca Orchid

Breed :     Miscellaneous Class
Weight:     Small: 9-18; Medium: 18-26; Large: 26-55 lbs
Height:     Small: 10-16; Medium: 16-20; Large: 20-28 inches
Color(s):     White with black, blue, tan red; solid or spotted.

Peruvian Inca Orchid Breed Information:
Peruvian Inca Orchid born in Peru during A.D. 750, it is very hard to found as it is a very rare breed of dogs. In the native country they are known as the "Perro sin Pelo del Peru", whereas in North America and in some areas  of Europe they are called the Peruvian Inca Orchid.This breed is not so common that’s why it is not found easily.

An elegant, graceful, and slightly-built breed, the Peruvian Inca Orchid possesses strength, agility, and speed. Peruvian Inca Orchid do well with considerate children and other dogs whom they have been raised with but it is not recommended for the first time dog owners.

They are very sensitive that’s why they do not do well with cold and hot weather. They are short tempered, and do not trust strangers. They are wise, faithful and speedy.

The Peruvian Inca Orchid has two types: Hairless and Coated. Their skin is pink in color or may be fully colored where as the coated variety has a full body coat. This breed is a quick learner. They do not respond to harsh training methods.

They are ideal for apartment life, long yard is also good. Special attention must be given to the ears to prevent dryness and cracking. Bathing should be done when necessary.

Peruvian Inca Orchid Health and Diseases:
The main health problem with this dog breed is they loose teeth early. It is important to not "overly-lotion" the skin as this makes the skin more prone to tearing, clogged pores, and acne. Otherwise this is a healthy breed of dogs.