Health Concerns

Pekingese Health Concerns

Pekingese dogs, in general, are hearty and healthy creatures. However, there are a few medical conditions which are common to this breed that every Peke owner should be aware of.

The most common health concerns in regard to the Pekingese Breed are: Back Problems, Skin allergies, Food Allergies and Eye problems. While not all dogs will experience any of these ailments, it is important to be aware of them if you own, or plan on, owning a Pekingese as many of the treatments can be quite costly and Pekingese dogs tend to require a bit more veterinary care as they age.

To the right is a list of the most common Pekingese health issues, how they can be avoided and how to treat them.