- Activity Level: low
- Grooming Level: high
- Trainability: low
- Adaptability: high
- Kid/Pet Friendly: sometimes
- Average Size: Small
- Average Lifespan: 12-15 years
- Prey Drive: low
- Watchdog: chill
- Registered?: aca, akc
Pekingese Breed Profile
Shoulder height: 6-9 inches. Weight: 7-14 pounds.
Their coat is long, straight, and double-coated with a coarse top coat. Their coat colors vary.
This dog is friendly, stubborn, and independent. This breed is also courageous despite its small size.
Pekingese are fun-loving and do well with children and other pets. They enjoy the affection of their owners and can be considered a lapdog. They are quite content to lounge in the lap of their master.
Their coat can be kept in good condition by daily grooming with a brush or comb.
The Pekingese can be very difficult to train. Puppy training and obedience classes are highly recommended for this breed.
This dog needs a minimal amount of exercise.