Peruvian Inca Orchid

Peruvian Inca Orchid is an affectionate and loyal dog breed developed in Peru. These dogs can come in two variants: hairless and coated and in three sizes: small, medium, and large. These dogs can be great hunters but also great family companions.

Peruvian Inca Orchid is a very affectionate dog with his family but at the same time, this dog is alert and lively. This is a good watchdog since it is wary of strangers. Although Peruvian Inca Orchid can be good family dogs, you will need to supervise them if you let them play with kids. Smaller animals in the household can be a problem since this dog will see them as prey.

Peruvian Inca Orchid


10-26 in (25-66 cm)

Peruvian Inca Orchid


9-55 lb (4-25 kg)

Peruvian Inca Orchid



Peruvian Inca Orchid

Life Expectancy:

12-14 years

Dog Breed Characteristics

Energy Level
Grooming Needs
Exercise Needs
Kid Friendly
Dog Friendly
General Health


Peruvian Inca Orchid dogs can come in the hairless and coated variant. Hairless Peruvian Inca Orchid has short hair on the head and vestiges of hair on the lower tail and feet, while the coated Peruvian Inca Orchid can have short or medium coat length.

For the hairless variant, skin can be of any color, and for the coated variant all colors are acceptable by the breed standard.

They will also need other basic care; brush their teeth at least three times a week. Check their ears for signs of infection and redness, bathe them regularly, and trim their nails if they don’t wear them down naturally.


Peruvian Inca Orchid dogs are medium active and they will need a proper amount of daily activities to be happy. Playing with his owner in the house, chasing the ball, or just long walks can all do the trick and keep this dog satisfied. If you provide him with enough daily activities you don’t have to worry that your dog will miss behave.


Like any other dog breed, the Peruvian Inca Orchid should start the socialization process as soon as possible. Dogs that are not well socialized are prone to behavioral problems and might react badly to situations they are not familiar with. 

There are many ways you can socialize your Peruvian Inca Orchid, and the most important thing to do is to get your dog familiar with different situations they can find themselves in. Take your dog to dog parks where they can meet other dogs and people.

Peruvian Inca Orchid and kids

Peruvian Inca Orchid is best suited for a household with older kids who knows how to properly interact with the dog. It is advised that you never leave them alone while they are playing.

Before you let them play you should also teach your kids what is the correct way to approach, interact and play with the dog. That way you can be sure that your kids will respect the dog.

Peruvian Inca Orchid and other animals

Peruvian Inca Orchid get along with other dogs and enjoy their company. With proper socialization, you don't have to worry that your dog wouldn't get along with other dogs. Other smaller animals are not recommended since the Peruvian Inca Orchid can perceive them as prey.


Peruvian Inca Orchid is a healthy dog breed with a life expectancy of 12-14 years. To be sure that you will end up with the best possible dog regarding health always buy him from responsible and official dog breeders. Because they regularly test their breeding dogs you can be sure that their puppies won’t have any inherited diseases.  Always ask to see the results of tests from the puppy’s parents.

Peruvian Inca Orchid breeders

If you decided that this is the right dog for you, now it's time to find a good and responsible Peruvian Inca Orchid breeder. Buying a dog from such a breeder will provide you with a healthy puppy who will not have health and temperament problems. These dogs became very popular, and many unethical and bad breeders started to breed these dogs to earn money without worrying about puppy health, temperament, and well-being.

Buying a dog from a responsible breeder will cost you more money, but you can be sure that you will get a healthy puppy.

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Updated at11.05.2021.