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Pekingese Dog Breed Information

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Breed: Pekingese
Country of Origin: China
Color: Black, Fawn, Black & Tan, Cream, Fawn Brindle, Grey
Life Expectancy: 13-15 years
Height: 6-9 inches (30.4-45 cm)
Weight: 8-10 pounds (3.6-4.5 kg)
Litter Size: 2-4 puppies
Hypoallergenic: No
The Pekingese has an extravagant, long, straight-flowing coat that has profuse feathering and comes in all colors. It has a broad head that is wide between their large, dark, lucid and slightly prominent eyes.

The face is flat with a dark, wrinkled muzzle, and drooping heart-shaped, long feathering ears.

Their necks are short and thick. When their mouth is closed, neither teeth nor tongue should show. These tiny, heavy boned dogs have a characteristic rolling gait.

Temperament: Stubborn, Affectionate, Intelligent, Aggressive, Opinionated, Good-natured

Health Problems: Pekingese tend to catch colds very easily. Very difficult births. Prone to herniated disks and dislocated kneecaps. Trichaiasis (lashes growing inwards toward the eyeballs). Breathing problems and heart problems are also common.

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