Pekingese Breeders Manhattan KS

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Mary Bagladi-Swanson
(785) 532-5690
Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital 106 A Mosier Hall
Manhattan, KS
 
Riley Animal Clinic
(785) 485-2225
101 W Kansas Ave
Riley, KS

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Bulldogs' Valley
(785) 867-9929
33384 NE 2100Th Rd
Greeley, KS
Breeds
Bulldog

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Thunder Ridge
(785) 792-6281
2268 E Union Dr
Barnard, KS
Breeds
French Bulldog

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Schell Creek Kennels
(785) 562-2816
1439 12th Rd
Marysville, KS
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Italian Greyhound

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Westside Veterinary Clinic
(785) 539-7922
3130 Anderson Ave
Manhattan, KS

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Konza Pugs
(785) 872-3259
2774 Highway K116
Holton, KS
Breeds
Pug

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Cindy's Poodles
(785) 668-2334
924 W Parsons Rd
Assaria, KS
Breeds
Poodle, Toy

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Crestlan Dalmatians
New Bedford, KS
Breeds
Dalmatian
Certifications
AKC Certified

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4 Paws Pet Care
(785) 258-0261
485 Sand Ln
Herington, KS
Breeds
Bearded Collie

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Pekingese - Guide to Pekingese

Description: The Pekingese is an ancient breed which has existed in China since 900 AD. There it remained, tightly guarded, until the 19th Century. Ownership of the Pekingese was restricted to the royalty of the Chinese Imperial Court, where the dogs were pampered and lived luxurious lives since the Chinese believed the dog was a harbinger of good luck. When the first few dogs were imported to other parts of the world in the last half of the 1800s, the breed gained instant popularity due to its appearance, personality and mysterious past. The breed was officially recognized in North America in 1909 and 1910. The Pekingese fits in well in small accommodations and does not require much exercise. He does not do very well in the heat.

Height: The height of the Pekingese is 6 - 9" (15.2 - 22.9cm).

Weight: The Pekingese should not weigh more than 14 lbs (6.4 kg).

Coat Type: The lion-like mane and coat of the Pekingese is long, straight, and coarse yet soft. There is also a dense fluffy undercoat. A daily, thorough brushing is required with this breed. Eyes, ears and nose wrinkles often require attention as well.

Color: All colors are allowed for the Pekingese.

Temperament: The Pekingese is a proud, courageous little dog that is independent and bold, yet friendly and loyal to his owners.

Health Problems: The Pekingese is prone to several health issues including breathing, eye, and back/ spinal problems in addition to congestive heart failure which is the leading cause of death in this breed. The Pekingese can live up to 15 years.

Special Interest: The original breeding stock which arrived in England was claimed during the raid of the Summer Palace in Peking in 1860. While most of the palace dogs were killed before the invasion to prevent them from being stolen alive, soldiers discovered five of these little dogs protecting the body of the Imperial Princess, who had taken her life. These five were brought back to England an...

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