The Pekingese (also spelled Pekinese) is a breed of toy dog, originating in China. Another breed, the Shih Tzu, has its English name derive from the same source as this breed’s Chinese name which translates to “lion dog”.
Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years
Height: 15 – 23 cm (Adult, At the withers)
Temperament: Opinionated, Stubborn, Good-natured, Affectionate, Intelligent, Aggressive
Colors: White, Black, Fawn, Black & Tan, Cream, Fawn Brindle, Grey