We all have a unique look. And some people have an unusual appearance that no one else has. It is common not only to humans but also to animals. We are going to tell you a story like that today.
A 22-year-old woman in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines brought a dog home. It is a Xoloitzcuintle or Mexican Hairless black dog. She was about two months old when she was brought home. They named this dog Piper. One day she posted a normal photo of the dog on the internet. But it received more than 10,000 likes and thousands of comments in less than an hour. She was really surprised when see it. Because she never expected such a thing. Sandra, a medical student, said many people were thinking Piper was a statue. Some even asked her whether she was real or not.
At first it was a joke to her. But when thousands of people asked her this question, she realized that it was not a joke anymore. Piper is a quirky dog. Although she looks rough, she is actually a very lovable dog. She always likes to sit on the lap of her owners. Sandra also said that when they came across pictures of a Xoloitzcuintle and her dad wanted a dog like that. They then bought a puppy from a reputable breeder.
But it was not easy. Because finding this breed is actually a bit difficult. And they were never come across another Mexican hairless in the country. Although she has no hair, they use mild dog shampoo for her. She also uses pure coconut oil to keep her skin moisturized and glowing. This is not a new breed. According to National Geographic, these dogs have existed for more than 3,500 years.