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Are Pekes good with children?

Pekes are good with children if the child is taught to respect the animal. Pekes do not like to be awoke from a deep sleep by a child pulling their hair. They also sometimes get a little nippy if a toy is taken from them.

How old do they live to be?

Pekes generaly live to be around 14 or 15 years, however there are known cases of them living to be 18, 19, and even 20 years of age.

Can they be ouside dogs?

Pekes do not like the heat. They can become easily overheated.

What is a Sleeve Peke?

A sleeve peke is a peke that does not weigh more than 6 pounds.

Do they have many health problems?

Pekes sometimes develope eye and breathing problems.

Do they get along with other animals?

Generaly speaking pekes get along well with other animals if socialized. Socialization is a must for any breed.

Do they bark alot?

Pekes will only bark if there is something to bark at. They never bark just to be barking.

Are they easily house trained?

Pekes can be stubbern, therefor it is sometimes hard to house train them. If you let them know whos boss they learn faster.

Is it true that Pekes have to have a c-section in order to give birth?

Pekes can have difficulty giving birth due to their large heads. A c-section is sometimes the only means of a healthy birth.