New DC rule requires unidentified dog mixes be called Xoloitzcuintli

There are 9 comments on the WSB-TV story from May 19, 2013, titled New DC rule requires unidentified dog mixes be called Xoloitzcuintli. In it, WSB-TV reports that:

A new DC rule calls for unidentified dog mixes to be called Xoloitzcuintli. Not sure what kind of dog you have - other than, of course, loveable? If you live in Washington D.C., identifying your dog to the District's health department just got easier, sort of.

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“More Brains Than .....”

Level 6

Since: Sep 11

..a Zombie Thanksgiving

#1 May 20, 2013
I guess mutt was too long and confusing.

“Pompous pontificator”

Level 5

Since: Jun 08

Location hidden

#2 May 20, 2013
Lave it to an overprices bureaucracy to muddle anything that is already straightforward. I agree w/Grillmaster, Mutt would have been ideal; universally understood/unambiguous. Of course, the next choice would be "Heinz" or "Heinz 57".

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#3 May 20, 2013
That's the way Washington does everything. Take something simple and make it incomprehensible.
Dr Stinko

Hampton, VA

#4 May 20, 2013
Wasn't that the name of one of those crazy Aztec dieties, like Quetzalcoatl, or Whoatethelastacocapetl?

“My Bad! Just hold me. ”

Level 9

Since: Aug 07

Orion's Belt

#5 May 20, 2013
Okay...DC needs to work on nothing but education in this country. They are so friggin' clueless.

The Xoloitzcuintli (/ʃoʊlo& #650;.iːtsˈk wiːntli/ shoh-loh-eets-kweent-lee); is a hairless breed of dog, found in toy, miniature and standard sizes. It is also known as Mexican hairless dog in English speaking countries.

For fcuking sake already.

Plainfield, IL

#6 May 20, 2013
Washington if it is simple make it complicated

Muskogee, OK

#7 May 20, 2013
My dog is NOT a Xylophone! She's furry and BIG. God love her, I'd hate to be an intruder in this house, but the cat has her number. She's scared to death of it. LOL

“Voters elect Big Bird”

Level 7

Since: Jan 07

Dump American Eagle

#8 May 20, 2013
When DC gets bored or are worried the public thinks they aren't effective they do this kinda sh1t. Makes feel relevent,tho they really aren't.
Bill Clitton

Medford, NY

#9 May 20, 2013
Can't we just go with "Xolo"?

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