Mexicatl History

Mexicatl is one of Australia's oldest breeding prefixes. 

Some of the photos here are of dogs that have contributed significantly to not only Mexicatl lines, but to the development of the Chihuahua across Australia and the world.

Stefanie owned some of the early Bichons in Australia, with the breed only recognised in the 70's. Stefanie has also contributed significantly to the breeding and development of the Chinese Crested in Australia.

Enjoy these lovely old photos, if you have any others to share and contribute here, please do get in touch.

Photos from the Mexicatl Archives

Steffi awarding Baby in show to Peter Minney - dog and year unknown
Steffi awarding Baby in show to Peter Minney - dog and year unknown
Thurmers Little Aussie imp USA
Thurmers Little Aussie imp USA
Play time - Bichon Frise and Baby ringtail
Play time - Bichon Frise and Baby ringtail
Mexicatl Mystique
Mexicatl Mystique
Mexicatl Mistletoe Champion Puppy of Show Brisbane Royal
Mexicatl Mistletoe Champion Puppy of Show Brisbane Royal
Mexicatl Mistletoe - Champion Puppy in Show Brisbane Royal
Mexicatl Mistletoe - Champion Puppy in Show Brisbane Royal
L to R Ch Mexicatl Le Marquis, Ch Mexicatl Marissa, Ch Mexicatl La Stupenda, Ch Mexicatl Minkitla
L to R Ch Mexicatl Le Marquis, Ch Mexicatl Marissa, Ch Mexicatl La Stupenda, Ch Mexicatl Minkitla
Eltarin Stop NStare - Tiger
Eltarin Stop NStare - Tiger
Eng Ch Aust Ch Constanthope Jason at Taris Imp UK
Eng Ch Aust Ch Constanthope Jason at Taris Imp UK
Eng Ch Aust Ch Constanthope Jason At Tarris 3
Eng Ch Aust Ch Constanthope Jason At Tarris 3
Eng Ch Aust Ch Constanthope Jason at Taris Imp UK.jpg Aug 86
Eng Ch Aust Ch Constanthope Jason at Taris Imp UK.jpg Aug 86
Glenloy Danish Deluxe and puppy
Glenloy Danish Deluxe and puppy
Glenloy Danish Deluxe
Glenloy Danish Deluxe
James with SC Mexicatl Chalco and LC Stepkova Fernando Both Totty pups
James with SC Mexicatl Chalco and LC Stepkova Fernando Both Totty pups
Early 60's Stevie and Ch Mantika Princess Mink
Early 60's Stevie and Ch Mantika Princess Mink
Christmas babies 1985
Christmas babies 1985
Ch Talukdar Lovemn Leavum
Ch Talukdar Lovemn Leavum
Ch Talukdar Lovemn Leavum (2)
Ch Talukdar Lovemn Leavum (2)
Ch Sonora Little Fred with Ina Long
Ch Sonora Little Fred with Ina Long
Ch Peejaymini Jolly Jester b & O by Peter Minney
Ch Peejaymini Jolly Jester b & O by Peter Minney
Ch Mexicatl Potomi Mink
Ch Mexicatl Potomi Mink
Ch Mexicatl Navidad
Ch Mexicatl Navidad
Ch Mexicatl Lorelei
Ch Mexicatl Lorelei
Ch Mexicatl Mad Max
Ch Mexicatl Mad Max

Retired - Post 2010

Ch. Mexicatl Foxys Folly
Ch. Mexicatl Foxys Folly

Now known as "Polly", this lovely girl has a forever home with doting Dad Ken.

Mexicatl Mateo
Mexicatl Mateo
Raven
Raven
Aus CH. Mexicatl Red Furrari
Aus CH. Mexicatl Red Furrari
Aust CH Mexicatl Rebel Rouser
Aust CH Mexicatl Rebel Rouser

Rebel has now retired and gone to a loving retirement home, but has been a big winning dog at all breeds and specialty shows.

Aust CH Mexicatl Bertie Beetle
Aust CH Mexicatl Bertie Beetle
Mr Squiggle
Mr Squiggle

"Aust CH Mexicatl Don Diego", a beautiful type, lovely strong head and a proven producer of quality puppies, the sire of some of our most successful show dogs, including Sancho and Jazz.

Itz Matlatzinca of Malvinas
Itz Matlatzinca of Malvinas

"Mattie" has now retired from breeding and showing and is in a loving new home. She is mother to some of our biggest winning dogs, including "Rebel" and "Mr Squiggle". Mattie was imported from New Zealand.

Mexicatl Foxy Soxy
Mexicatl Foxy Soxy

"Roxy" is one of Sue's original Mexicatl Chihuahuas. Roxy is desexed and a family favourite.