An introduction to the Pekingese, a dog breed with a rich history and royal lineage.
The Pekingese has its roots in ancient China, where it was a favorite of the imperial family.
The Pekingese's resemblance to the lion earned it the nickname "Lion-Dog"
Legends say that the Pekingese was created by the Buddha, who shrunk a lion down to dog size.
The breed became popular in Britain after the 1860 invasion of the Summer Palace in Beijing
The Pekingese is known for its flat face, long hair, and short, bowed legs
Despite their royal lineage, Pekingese dogs are affectionate and make great companions
The breed requires regular grooming and can be prone to certain health issues
While they can be stubborn, with patience and consistency, they can be trained effectively
With their rich history and affectionate nature, the Pekingese is truly a breed to cherish