Pekingese

Pekingese

About The Breed

The Pekingese has a compact build with a broad chest and narrow waist. It has a long coarse coat that forms a mane around the neck and shoulder. Its coat can come in a variety of colors including brindle, fawn, and black with tan. They can also have white markings or a black mask.

This breed is known for its lion-like personality. The Pekingese is dignified, bold, and self-assured. It is also known to be quite dainty and delicate. This breed makes a wonderful companion for and the elderly. Its tendency to be low energy will be perfect when long walks are not available. The Pekingese is perfectly happy getting its exercise with indoor play or just laying in your lap to receive attention.

Origin
The Pekingese dog originated in China. It dates back over 2000 years and was said to have been created by Buddha who took a lion and shrank it down. It was a beloved and pampered lapdog of ancient Chinese nobles and aristocrats.
Right Choice?
If the Pekingese is the breed for you, you can look forward to many quiet evenings relaxing with your elegant little companion. Be assured that your new friend will bring a lot of smiles to your life for a long time to come.
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Type:
Toy dog
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Grooming:
Regular brushing
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Adult Height:
6-9 inches at shoulder

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Adult Weight:
10-14 lbs

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Lifespan:
12-14 years

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One Word:
Lion
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    Pekingese | 09-07-2019 | Female
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