Pekingese

  • Size

    Toy
  • Height

    Males and Females – 9 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – 11.5 pounds, Females – 8.0 pounds
  • Coat

    Long
  • Color

    All colors and combinations are acceptable
  • Energy

    Low
  • Activities

    Conformation, Obedience, Rally, Agility
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both
  • Suitable for Children

    No

Commonly referred to as a “little lion,” the Pekingese is a compact, sturdy, companion dog that originated in ancient China. He is distinguished by a stocky, muscular body with a massive front covered by a thick mane. The calm, dignified Pekingese is good-natured and affectionate, making the breed an ideal watchdog and companion. Frequent weekly grooming is required to avoid tangling in his coarse coat.

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