Choosing a Dog – What the Pekignese Breed Say About You

 


Choosing a dog is no joke and it also says a lot about your very own personality. From the tiny Chihuahua to the mighty Great Dane, dogs come in various shapes and sizes and show different kinds of temperaments. Studies shows that the type of dog breed that you pick can actually say a lot of things about your very own personalty. Let me share to you the interpretations about the dog breeds and think how similar you really are.

Paris Hilton’s Chihuahua, Tinkerbell may be more than just an accessory. Owners of toy dogs like Hilton and Isaac Newton, score high in the personality traits like openness, open to new experiences, intellectually curious, and are very appreciative of culture and arts. On the other hand, owners of Labrador, the overly friendly breed are the most agreeable personalities around. Furthermore, people also tend to report that their pet’s personality is a lot like theirs.

Choosing a Dog – What the Pekignese Breed Say About You

Choosing a Dog

What your Dog Say About You

  • Terriers. This breed are playful companions, energetic and fun loving. Owners of terriers are said to be able to focus on the task at hand and are flexible. Just like their pets, terrier owners are also brave, competitive and feisty. They are also known to have a good sense of humor and extremely talkative.
  • Labradors and Golden Retrievers. This breed are very good-natured, friendly and make wonderful family companions. Owners of this dog usually put their families first and are carefree and easy going. This breed are known to have active lifestyle and adore the outdoors. Owners are usually lovable, honest and social butterflies.
  • Bulldogs. This breed is so persistent, determined and doesn’t know how to give up easily. Owners of this breed are known to be silly, loves to laugh however can be stubborn at times. They are also very efficient and methodical in completing tasks. While they seem to appear intimidating, bulldogs are loving and gentle members of the family. Owners are also known for being hopeless romantics with sentimental streaks.
  • Poodles, Pekingese, Chihuhuas and Toy Breeds. Owners of these dogs are loyal, sincere and fun loving. Owners are also known to love traveling since small dogs make wonderful travel companions plus they can easily be put into a carrier. Owners of such dogs take pride in their physical appearance also they own very neat and orderly homes. They are also versatile and can afford to enjoy evenings with a bottle of wine or partying around town.
  • Boxers. This breed exudes high amounts of energy. Owners are said to live life to the fullest and are known for their playful personality. Boxer owners are usually busy, quickly welcomes strangers and love life to the fullest. They are mostly hapy-go-lucky people.
  • Beagles. One of the smartest breed in the world. They are innately inquisitive, loyal and are willing to learn new things. Owners are also open to new experiences, willful and curious. The owners make great friends and would bring laughter to everyone’s life. They can also have a mischievous side.
  • Irish Setters, English Pointers, Weimaraners. These breeds are naturally likable, alert and well-rounded family pets. Owners enjoy an active lifestyle, love hunting and other outdoor activities. They are also intelligent, motivated, esily excited and have a great sense of courage.
  • Cocker Spaniels. This breed are so sweet, gentle and respectful. Owners tend to be trustworthy, affectionate and charming. The owners may lead a busy lives but they prioritize their families first. They also keep in close touch with lifelong friends and don’t prefer to spend time with strangers.
  • Sight Hound Group (Basenji, Greyhound, Whippet). These breed are very calm, relaxed, and introverted. These dogs love the company of family and friends, they also prefer to spend time with smaller dog breeds. They are very curious, alert and organized. Owners of this group are agile, fast and often excel at sports (especially track and field.)
  • Dachshunds. This breed are brave, stubborn and act invincible. When owners of this breed want something, they don’t give up until they get it. Owners adore gardening and just like their pets, dig things up. They can also be bossy at times and dislike it when things don’t go their way.
  • German Shepherds. This dog are usually shy around strangers however they warm up once they get to know the person. Owners would of anything for their friends and are loyal companions and tend to be protective to their loved ones.
  • Pugs. They are the class clowns of the canine species. People who own pugs are often cheerful and have a zest for live life to the fullest. Just like a pug who adores belly rubs, the owners also enjoy massages and spa pampering.
  • Rottweilers. They are intense an determined. This dog commands a degree of respect and is known to be a very courageous breed. Owners are loyal, confident and devoted to their loved ones and friends. They are lid back but quickly reacts if a person rubs them the wrong way.
  • Siberian Huskies. Owners of this breed are very huge sports fans. Whether it’s basketball or football, it’s likely that they are watching the game somewhere. Those who own this breed are into outdoor sports like skiing and snowboarding. They can be strong willed but are also lovable towards strangers.
  • Mixed Breeds. Mutt owners are often fun loving, carefree and open minded. They enjoy riding the wave of life while following strict plans. They don’t mind on the small stuff and would rather focus their attention on the bigger picture. During their free time, owners of mutt are often seen doing volunteer works or happily spending time with their group of friends.

Choosing a dog has not always been easy since you are trying to find the perfect match for you. So the next time you see a biker dude walking leather-collared Rott or a Paris Hilton clone with a clipped Poodle in Shantung leash, you may have a difficulty in analyzing how it reflects them. But how about your own pet? What kind of portrait does your pet on you? You may not have thought about it, but everything about your chosen dog reveals a great deal about you; may it be for worse or better.

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How to Get a Picky Dog to Eat – Feeding the Fussy Pekingese

Let us all admit it, the Pekingese is one picky eater. And knowing how to get a picky dog to eat is essential for dog owners who is having a hard time how to handle the situation.

There are lots of pet parents out there often find themselves in a situation with a fussy Fido, one that won’t eat because its too bland or simply out of rebellious. This is a common trick played by the Pekingese breed, whether you like it or not. That is why some owners would resolve to doing “something special” to their pet’s meal by adding more meat, giving him canned dog food or even giving him eggs and gravy. Which is generally not a good idea nor it is healthy for your pet.

Adding canned goods by itself is not a problem, the issue is when you add the canned food to the dry one since your pet may only eat the canned ones and leave its keeble as is. Thus ending up you being trained by your dog to feed him canned food. Also, canned dog food is usually fattening, not to mention costly. It is also not a good idea to feed him canned foods always since it causes tooth decay and diarrhea, experts say.

Gravy has been introduced to the pet parents as a method of getting their picky pets to eat, however gravy is carbohydrates so there is no added value to it. As a matter of fact, feeding him gravy would only fatten him up and will cause health issues due to obesity.

Eggs are a good source of protein and many pet parents use raw eggs in making their pet’s coat shine. However, experts are against it due to several reasons: (1) Salmonella poisoning and (2) Biotin deficiency.

How to Get a Picky Dog to Eat – Feeding the Fussy Pekingese

How to Get a Picky Dog to Eat

  • See to it that he is not ill. If your dog won’t eat, then maybe he is sick. Or that your Pekingese is just trying to send you a message. Otherwise, better see the vet to be sure.
  • Regular Schedule. Canines are a creature of habit, so feeding him on a regular schedule is must. They know when is their meal time, so don’t go changing the feeding time schedule as it may confuse him.
  • Throw away stored food. Do not give your pet foods that were stored for more than 12 hours since the bacteria formation has already started by then. That may be the reason on why he doesn’t want to eat it.
  • Let him sit before eating. Commanding him something to do like a simple sit would work already so that the food would then become the reward. This is the perfect time to enhance obedience training.
  • Know his food amount. Observe your pet while eating and take note of the amount of food he is eating. If he is not finishing up his food, then maybe you are serving more than he could eat. So, during his next meal, try to reduce it.
  • Exercise. Just like us, a dog who doesn’t get ample exercise doesn’t need lots of food. If he isn’t eating, try to increase his exercise. Let him experience longer walks or play fetch with him before giving him meals.
  • No distractions. See to it that there’s no distraction while he is eating. There are dogs that would rather play or go on a walk with you than eat. So keep his fave toy and you stay put for a while so that he can eat quietly.
  • No food switching. Do not switch foods unless you are planning to feed him that new food permanently. If you must switch foods, go healthy such as grain-free diet or raw diet.

True, a Peke is one picky eater but if you know how to get a picky dog to eat, then for sure other obstacles would come in easy for you. It is a golden rule that if you yourself won’t eat the food you are giving him, then for sure he won’t also eat it. Ponder on that thought.

What do you do when your Peek throws a tantrum and won’t eat his meals? Any tricks that works on him? Tell us your story below.

 

 

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Pekingese Dogs are Adoptable And Not Damaged Dogs

No matter where you live, Pekingese dogs are adoptable and still sweet and loyal even when these little ones have lost those they cherished the most. Can they find love again in new homes, with new families? The answer is yes and it comes from hundreds of families that have adopted Pekingese dogs around the world. For whatever reason they lost their homes, all they need is love and they will once again be happy and can make your everyday life more fulfilling. It is in a dog’s nature to be kind to their masters and Pekingese dogs are wonderful at making everything ok after a long day at work.

Pekingese Dogs are Adoptable

Pekingese Dogs are Adoptable

Pekingese Dogs are Adoptable

All around the world, people are working to prevent these sweet, intelligent, loving animals from being killed daily. Just type “Pekingese Dogs Rescue” into your search engine and you can find one near you that will have plenty of wonderful little Pekingese ready for adoption to a good home. Whether you are ready to adopt or just want to help with donations; time and money are always welcome. Of course, at any rescue you go to, Pekingese dogs are adoptable throughout the year.

Many shelters need foster parents if you cannot take on a new Pekingese as a forever home. If you have the time and patience, you can have the opportunity to find just the one you might want to keep forever. My guess you will wind up with more than one, which is normally what happens to foster parents. Pekingese dogs are extremely popular because they are small, usually weighing less than 10 pounds, but their love comes in abundance and so do their personalities.

Most people assume that dogs at rescues and shelters are “damaged” in some way. In fact, the opposite is true. Dogs that have lost their homes are very adoptable, especially smaller breeds like the Pekingese, and there are many different reasons why a dog might be up for adoption. Perhaps their owners lost income that required them to move to a place that will no longer let them keep a dog. Perhaps they were ill or had other health problems that prevented them from owning a dog any longer. No matter what the reason, it is very rarely because the dog is hard to handle or mean. Most dogs at rescues and shelters are simply in need of a loving home.

Although they are no longer Pekingese puppies they still want to give and receive love. Plus Pekingese dogs are adoptable in all ranges of colors, ages, and sizes so you are sure to find the perfect Peke to complete your home. Keep in mind that they may need time to adjust to a new home, but more than likely, your Peke will be instantly happy with you and your family in a forever home. So when you’re considering buying a Pekingese puppy, you might check your local rescues and shelters for Pekingese that need new homes instead.

Have you rescued a Pekingese and wondered how you ever lived without him or her? Share your story below, we want to hear from you and share the joy that an adopted dog can bring into any family.

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Pekingese Characteristics – From Head to Toe

Pekingese Characteristics – From Head to Toe

Now, let us all embark on a detailed review on pekingese characteristics. Irresistible, very bold, lovalable, proud and quaintness are words that all describes a pekingese. Pekingese are so lovable and not bad tempered like what others percieve them to be. They are easy to please and are always suspicious of strangers or anything that is not familiar with them. Also known as the ‘lion dog’, having a full mane and pear-shaped body, they do somehow resemble the king of the jungle. Having said that, you should also know that a peke isn’t afraid of animals that are twice or thrice their size.

They are very wonderful watchdogs, they bark at anything suspicious yet they never bark just for the sake of barking! They enjoy playing and romping around, going on walks, or simply sitting down by your side. They love to be the center of it all, so giving him your affection is everything to him. They are known to be hardy little pooches, having a stamina that is 2x their body size. They also have very clean habits and loves being groomed. They tend to be very unhappy of their coats get matted, tangled and dirty.

They also love to show off, after all, they are a proud breed. They tend to stand as tall as they can, stretch their paws and find ways to get your attention. They also play with their paws a lot just like how kittens do.

Pekingeses walk on a side-by-side, rolling gait. This is to distribute their weight evenly on their short legs. Thus, looking at them run or walk is very enjoyable and cute. Having very long coats waving at the wind, they are such pretty runners. As a parent, a pekingese is one devoted mother to her litter.

Pekingese Characteristics

Big Egos

Most Pekingese are viewed as a very subdued animal because of their tiny stature. These dogs can sense this and often act on it with responsive displays. Their possessive nature for their owner will be shown with outwardly aggression to any threatening source.

Other dogs and animals or people can become targets of barking, growling and snapping. Only a Pekingese’ owner should try to discipline them as another person may be snapped or bitten upon attempting.

Source: Dog First Aid 101, http://www.dog-first-aid-101.com/pekingese-behavior.html

Pekingese Detailed Characteristics

Type: Small dog
Category: Toy Breed
Full name: Beijing Dog
Other names: Fu Dog, Lion Dog, Lion Quan, beijing Pakistan
Weight: 3-6 kgs
Height: 15-23 cm
Coat: Long, fluffy
Life expectancy: 12-13 yrs

Personality
Is noble, brave, stubborn, picky eater, intelligent, proud. Independent and straight to the point. With very high self-esteem.

Head
Broad, large skull with flat top. Jaw, chin, and cheeks are wide. The width of the face is more than the height of a rectangular head.
Eyes are round, dark, large and shiny.
The nose is wide, short, black and flat.
Wrinkles are a big bulge in a pekingese face. Fecial wrinkles are divide into two parts.
Mouth is strong, wide, and solid. Lips is being pressed into a horizontal line.

Neck
A pekingese’s neck is thick and short. With a compact and pear-shaped body. Chest width is slightly protruded. Tail is curled to the back.

Hindquarters
Same with the forequarters.

Forequarters
Thick and short with developed bones.

Gait
Elegant, relaxed and sometimes wobbly. Walks in a side-by-side, rolling gait position.

Coat
Body is completely covered with 2-layer thick coat.

And that is the complete head to toe pekingese characteristics. It is your simple guide on how to determine this breed when you see one. It is quite important to research and learn as much as you can about the breed that you are about to make a pet. This is to prevent any incompatibility in the household. If you ask me, you can help more if you adopt a dog from the shelter then buying one from the pet store. Just my own opinion though.

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