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  • When do Pekingese stop growing?

    When do Pekingese stop growing?

    Pekingese will reach a weight of around 8-15 lbs. They will grow for about a year or so, but the growth will slow down. Small dogs usually come to full adult size at about six to 12 months. Most Pekingese reach their full weight at one year old. Other sources

     
  • Heatstroke in the Pekingese Breed

    Heatstroke in the Pekingese Breed

    Because the Pekingese dog  is flat-faced and has a short nasal passage, he/she has difficulty breathing and panting sufficiently to cool themselves down. They are also more likely to become exceedingly hot due to their thick coat. Because of this, they are more susceptible to suffering a heatstroke than other

     
  • Back and Joint Concerns for the Pekingese Breed

    Back and Joint Concerns for the Pekingese Breed

      Arthritis, slipped discs and other back and joint problems often occur in Pekingese dogs due to their short legs and longer bodies. In order to prevent these types of problems, you would want to prevent and/or discourage your Pekingese from jumping up and down off of beds and couches

     
  • Common Eye Problems for Pekingese

    Common Eye Problems for Pekingese

    The Pekingese are known to have a number of health and medical problems, including a few common eye problems that are discussed in this article. Scratched Cornea Scientifically known as a corneal abrasion, a scratched cornea is common in the Pekingese breed because of their eyes protruding more than other dogs.

     
  • Common Skin Problems of Pekingese Breeds

    Common Skin Problems of Pekingese Breeds

    The Pekingese breed has incredibly sensitive skin. If your Peke is developing a skin allergy to something that she/he got into it, it is critical to have it treated immediately. This is to not only prevent discomfort and pain for your dog, but also to save your Peke’s coat. When

     
  • Diet and Nutrition for Pekingese Breeds

    Diet and Nutrition for Pekingese Breeds

    While most dog owners do not worry about a dog’s breed origin when thinking about nutritional needs, it is best to do some research to discover what is best for the Pekingese breed, as it may not be the same for another breed of dog. Don’t force your Peke to