Pekingese Dog Health Issues
It is important to consider that Immunization the most important preventative measure you can take to reduce the risk of disease in your Pekingese. The Pekingese Dog overall Health is generally very good with many of them living to a good age. However, some of the most common Health Issues listed above include heart problems, breathing problems, eye conditions and back injuries. This breed shouldn't be exposed to either very hot or very cold temperatures for too long as its flattened face and nose can cause breathing problems. In October 2008, the UK Kennel Club changed the breeding requirement from "profile [should be] flat with nose well up between eyes" to the "muzzle must be evident". This was in response to the public's feedback on a BBC programme. This breed should be carried carefully and some will need assistance with stairs, this is because they are prone to back injuries due to them having long backs and relatively short legs. Owners should carry them by placing one hand under their chest and the other under their abdomen in order to provide their backs with some support.