Caliente Canine Breeder has been recognized as the most important modern promoter of the Xoloitzcuintle canine breed, being the first to have participated with its specimen named HERMOSO in different countries and obtaining the title of beauty champion, both in America and Europe. It accumulated more than 27 titles, like the second place at Puerto Rico’s contest in 1996 competing against more than ten thousand specimens, third place at Finland in 1998 among twenty five thousand canine competitors, and obtaining the SICALAM prize in 1997 (this is the most important trophy in Latin America) among more than eight thousand participants.
It is officially recognized by the Federation Cinologyque Internationale (Belgium) and since 1995 by the Federación Canófila Mexicana, its Mexican affiliate. In 1996 it obtained the “Breeder of the Year” recognition; honor which was repeated in 1997 and 1998.
HERMOSO is the best representative of the race worldwide and the best delegate of Mexican dog breeding at an internationally level. As of today there is no other dog with as many trophies in Mexico as HERMOSO.
In 2000, it was recognized as the best canine school of the year after promoting and graduating 30 different dogs from different degrees of obedience and protection, and in 2006 it gained recognition as Breeding Club of the year due to the promotional events (Kennel Shows) that were conducted in the state of Baja California.
Regarding social involvement, two rescue groups have been created and directed; one with the Red Cross of Tijuana in 2002 and another one with the Ministry of the Interior working with Grupo Beta of Tecate B.C. in 2006, and started the first K-9 unit in the City of Tijuana.
Caliente Canine Breeder continues participating at Canine Police National Association which was created by its own initiative in 2007 and today it has various members like Canine Section of Mexican Army, Attorney General Office (PGR), Mexican Federal Bureau of Investigation (AFI), Secret Service (Estado Mayor Presidencial) and canine police from many states nationwide, including Mexico City, to which it permanently provides advice and training. It is also part of the Board of Director of Federación Canófila Mexicana which supports responsible breeding of pure breed dogs.