Peruvian Inca Orchid
Weight: 30 - 40 lbs.
Height: 20" - 23"
Life Span: 11 - 12 years
Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.
Also Known As: Inca Hairless, Perro Sin Pello Del Peru, Perros Flora, Ca-Allepo
Category: Companion Dog
The Peruvian Inca Orchid is an active breed that requires several long walks and play sessions per day.
No special grooming requirements.
This breed tends to be quiet and reserved with strangers. Early socialization and obedience training is necessary.
Compatibility with Kids
Typically good with children
The exact heritage of the Peruvian Inca Orchid is unknown. However, it is an ancient breed thought to have originated around 750 A.D. Incan nobility favored these dog, the breed is thought to have earned its current name when the Spanish conquered the Incas because they were discovered in orchid patches.
Recognized by the AKC in 1996 as Foundation Stock, the Peruvian Incan Orchid is a rare breed that is attempting to obtain registration status.