Pekingese Puppies and Dogs

A complete guide to Pekingese Puppies and Dogs including photos and articles about grooming, training, care tips, exercise needs, male and female Pekingese dog names, illness and health problems with a definition and description of Pekingese Puppies and Dogs.

Fast Facts & Guide to Pekingese Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Pekingese Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Pekingese.

Pekingese Guide and Fact File

Height: The average height of the Pekingese is 6-9 inche

Weight: The average weight is 8-10 pounds (The Sleeve Pekingese weighs less than 6 pounds)

Size of Dog: The Pekingese is a very small breed of puppy and dog

Breed Type and Dog Group: The Pekingese belongs to the Toy Group of Dogs

Country of Origin of the Breed: The Pekingese originated in China, in Peking (now Beijing)

Exercise Needs: The Pekingese requires minimal but daily and regular exercise

Coat Type: The Pekingese has a very long double coat

Shedding hairs: The Pekingese is an average shedder,females shed the undercoat when in season

Grooming needs: The Pekingese requires maximum grooming - every day

Training a Pekingese (Trainability): The Pekingese can be a little hard to train


Other Names of Pekingese: Peke, Peking Palasthund, Sleeve, Lion Dog, Chinese Spaniel

Pekingese Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 10 - 15 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average Pekingese litter size is around 2-4 puppies

Temperament / Behaviour: Bold, Sensitive, Loving, Devoted and Independent

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Pekingese puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Pekingese dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Pekingese Puppies and Dogs

Pekingese puppies and dogs are extremely dedicated and devoted towards their master. This breed is quite independent which can make training a little slow and difficult. However, dogs and puppies are committed to their owners and enjoy spending time with them, and ultimately they are eager to please them as they are very loyal and dedicated to family life and following their master. This little dog is bold and brave, but also has a very sensitive side so it should be handled in a nice, gentle consistent manner. The Pekingese typically has a sweet, kind personality and temperament and tends to show their owners lots of love and affection. This breed requires training from an early age and should also be socialized with unfamiliar people. This will prevent the small dog from becoming dominant as an adult dog, and it will ensure that it remains even-tempered and accepting of strangers.

Choosing Pekingese Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Pekingese puppies grow into small sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Pekingese puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. There are some health issues associated with this breed, please see the Health Issues link above for more information about the most common conditions. The Pekingese has a very long double coat. The outer coat is coarse and feathered, and the undercoat is thick and soft. The hair tends to mat and tangle easily so it is very important that owners are prepared to spend time grooming their puppy or dog's coat on a daily basis. This small dog requires minimal exercise, however, it should be given a small daily walk to keep it stimulated both mentally and physically. This is a sweet tempered and lovable breed that makes an excellent pet if it is provided with right training from an early age.

Pekingese Puppies and Dogs

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