Caring for a Pekingese Dog is quite a bit different, and in many cases, more involved, than caring for the average dog. Not only do they require a ton of grooming on a daily basis but they also come with a wide array of health issues that most Peke owners will have to deal with at some point.
Whether or not you are just thinking about owning a Pekingese Dog, or you already own one and want to learn more about your fluffly little companion, I think that the best place to start in order to learn about the Pekingese dog is by picking up a book. There are a handful of good books on Pekingese Dogs out there but here are the books I’ve read and recommend.
Pekingese (Complete Pet Owner’s Manual)
Publication Date: October 1, 2006
Originally held as a sacred animal in China, this small, friendly dog has a highly distinctive personality and makes a fine family companion. Prospective owners should be aware, however, that its long coat requires frequent grooming. Books in the comprehensive and popular Barron’s Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals series advise on feeding, health care, housing, and all other important aspects of responsible pet ownership. Each title is individually written from first page to last by a pet trainer, veterinarian, or other pet-care specialist. All Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals are filled with high-quality photos and instructive line art.
The Complete Pekingese (Essential)
Publication Date: June 3, 1999
Publication Date: June 3, 1999 | Series: Essential
Ever since the Pekingese was introduced to the West in the 1860s it has enjoyed a loyal following among dog lovers around the world. This new book by a foremost breed authority tells readers everything they will need to know to understand this unique little dog, to find the right puppy and to care for and enjoy their very own canine ambassador from the court of Imperial China. Chapters on the Pekingese standard, showing, judging, breeding, health care and a survey of the Pekingese in Great Britain, America and around the world add their own value to this important book.
Here you will find more information on how to care for your Pekingese Dog:Pekingese Diet and Nutrition Pekingese Exercise Pekingese Grooming