About Inca Hairless Dog

 

Many may wonder, what dog that is on our logo and what in the world does it have to do with Peru? Fair question.  This is a Peruvian hairless dog and is one of the oldest dog breeds in existence. This ancient breed of dog has its origins in Peruvian pre-Inca cultures.  Although it is often perceived to be an Incan dog because it is known to have been kept during the Inca Empire, they were also kept as pets in pre-Inca cultures in the Peruvian coastal zone.  Depictions of Peruvian hairless dogs appear around 750 A.D. on Moche ceramic vessels and continue in later Andean ceramic traditions.