The Pekingese is a small, well-balanced, compact dog. It has a stocky, muscular body that is slightly longer than it is tall. The tail is high-set, slightly arched and carried over the back. Pekingese are very brave little dogs,sensitive, independent and extremely affectionate with their master. These adorable dogs can make wonderful companions. If overfed, the Pekingese will quickly become overweight. This breed makes a good watchdog.The Pekingese is a long-haired toy dog developed in ancient China, where it was held sacred and was kept in Peking’s Imperial Palace. Looting English forces introduced the breed to the West in 1860. Known as the “lion dog” for its full mane but perhaps also for its courage. It has hanging ears, a short, wrinkled muzzle, and a black mask across the face. The coat may be solid or variegated. Chinese royalty carried very small Pekingese, called “sleeve dogs,” in their sleeves
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