- Personality Affectionate and loyal
- Energie LevelNot too active. Pekes can do well with just one or two walks a day and some playtime indoors.
- Great with Children: Better with older children
- Great for Others Dogs: With supervision
- Shedding: Seasonal
- grooming2-3 each week.
- Training: May be stubborn
- Height:6-9 inches
- The weight limit is up up to 14 pounds
- Live Expectancy12-14 years
- Barking Level: Quiet
About the Breed
The Pekingese is a small toy dog with elegant bearing and an eminent walking gait, is one of the breeds that were created for the ruling class of the ancient China. These are elegant dogs that have inexplicably loyality and numerous small pleasures.
Pekingese are small, slender toys that weigh up to 14 pounds. The coat’s length is greatest at the shoulders and neck which gives Pekes their famous “lion’s mane.’ The coats are available in a variety of shades of red, from a golden-red or darker shade. The head is large and short-muzzled. is a larger than long ‘envelope-shaped rectangle. The eyes are big dark and sparkling. One distinctive characteristic in Pekes is their easy rolling gait. Pekes are charming and self-confident pets who form bonds with their human. They were raised to be at palaces and palaces. They are able to be as peacefully independent as the emperors that had them as their own. (They’re “opinionated,” as Peke folks claim.) Always alert, they are great watchdogs. Pekes can be tolerant of kids, but they won’t tolerate excessive roughhousing.
Like all breeds with short faces It is essential to select an Pekingese with nostrils that are wide and open on the nose that is moderately sized. Because Pekingese do not have a lengthy muzzle that acts as natural protection for eyes, it’s important to make sure that the environment is secure to your Peke and that nothing will cause irritation or discomfort to the eyes of your pet. Pekingese like cold weather, so many owners travel with their Pekes on ice cubes frozen or an ice cushion even when they travel in cars, which gives them a sense of security that Pekingese are able to enjoy. By working in conjunction with an ethical breeder people who want to have the Peke can get the training they require about specific health issues within the breed. Breeders who are health-conscious use tests for their breeds in order to lower the chance of contracting diseases within their puppies.
The dense double coat of Pekingese needs a fair amount of care. Pekingese shed their feathers throughout the year. It is recommended to brush him at least an hour a week is a good way remove loose hairs and avoid matting. A regular bathing session will keep him looking and feeling his best. Tangles and mats can be easily removed by using a slicker brush, or a metal comb. Like with all breeds, nails must be cut regularly in order to avoid overly long nails. can make dogs uncomfortable.
One of the traits that distinguishes this breed is their warm affectionate, outgoing and loving nature. Pekes are smart and affectionate and have strong connections to their owners. As dogs that have spent centuries in palaces, Pekes can be as calmly free as the emperors who were their owners. (They’re “opinionated,” Peke owners often claim.) They’re always alert and make excellent watchdogs. Pekes can be good with children, but they aren’t suitable for kids to play rough with.
The Pekingese will do well with the highest quality dog food available either commercially made or homemade with your vet’s oversight and consent. The diet you choose should be suitable with the age of the dog (puppy adult, adult or older). Certain breeds of dogs are at risk of becoming overweight, so be aware of your dog’s intake of calories and weight. Treats can be a significant aid in training, however feeding too many treats can lead to overweight. Find out which foods that humans eat are safe for dogs and which ones aren’t. Consult your veterinarian in case you are concerned regarding your dog’s weight, or diet. Water that is clean and fresh must be readily available throughout the day.