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14 Things You Didn’t Know About The Pekingese

Although most people are aware of what a Pekingese looks like, there are many other facts about this dog that people do not know and that may surprise you.

#1 Pekes have a tendency to gain weight if overfed.

#2 Pekes have an excessive amount of wrinkling on face; this can cause problems with skin fold dermatitis, skin irritations, and infections.

#3 The round bulging eye of the Pekingese can be damaged or “popped out” during excessively rough play; this is rare but can occur.

#4 Pekingese tend to be one-person dogs.

#5 Due to their short noses, Pekes snore, some quite loudly.

#6 A Peke may go on a hunger strike just to prove a point over his owner.