Ugly dog - a Xoloitzcuintle - wins World Dog Show

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Ugly dog - a Xoloitzcuintle - wins World Dog Show

A Mexican Xoloitzcuintle (show-low-ee-SQUINT-lees), which sounds like a Mayan god or a venereal disease, won Best of Breed at the World Dog Show. These handy pets are good for people with allergies, and when financially pressed (after spending $2500 to buy one) they can be eaten.

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Xolos were common throughout Mexico at the time of the Spanish Conquest. They were considered sacred by the Aztecs, who sometimes ate their meat as a cure-all for illness or buried the dogs with their owners to help guide the human spirit to the afterlife. The dogs are still believed by many to have healing qualities.


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By netchicken: posted on 26-5-2007








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