Facts & Origin
Origin and history of the Peke-A-Boo
The Peke-A-Boo is a delightful hybrid breed created by crossing a Bolognese with a Pekingese. This charming combination combines the elegant charm of the Bolognese with the regal appeal of the Pekingese. Although the Peke-A-Boo is not a recognized breed, it is enjoying increasing popularity as a loving companion dog and loyal friend.
Suitability and attitude
The Peke-A-Boo is an excellent companion dog that adapts well to a variety of living situations. He is known for his affection, friendly nature, and devotion to his people. Due to its small size and calm temperament, the Peke-A-Boo is particularly well suited for singles, seniors, and families with older children.
|Origin||Italy - China|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Activity level||average - low|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of the Peke-A-Boo
The Peke-A-Boo is known for his loving and affectionate nature. He likes to be around his humans and enjoys having their company. The Peke-A-Boo is usually friendly, gentle and patient. He tends to be a calm and quiet dog who loves to be pampered and cared for. Although he is often described as a laid-back companion dog, he can still show some stubbornness. Therefore, loving but consistent training and positive reinforcement are important in making the Peke-A-Boo a well-behaved dog.
Overall, the Peke-A-Boo is an adorable companion dog with a lovable character. His mix of Bolognese and Pekingese gives him a unique look and charming nature. With proper care, attention and love, the Peke-A-Boo will become a loyal and lovable family member.
Health and care
Since the Peke-A-Boo is a mix of two different breeds, it can benefit from the genetic advantages of both parent breeds. However, it can still experience certain health problems that are common to Bolognese and Pekingese. These include eye problems, respiratory problems and dental problems. Regular veterinary examinations, a balanced diet and proper grooming are important to maintain the health of the Peke-A-Boo.
Grooming the Peke-A-Boo requires regular attention. His coat can be long and silky and regular brushing is necessary to prevent matting and tangles. Special attention should be paid to the Peke-A-Boo's eyes and ears, as they can be prone to infection and injury. Regular dental care is also important to ensure the oral health of the Peke-A-Boo.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Peke-A-Boo usually has a charming and unique appearance, combining features of both parent breeds. He has a shoulder height of about 20 to 30 cm and weighs between 3 and 7 kg. His body is compact and well proportioned, with a flat face and short nose typical of the Pekingese. The coat of the Peke-A-Boo can be a variety of colors, including white, cream, black, brown or a combination of these colors.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
Malocclusions of the dentition often occur in dogs with short muzzles.
Shortness of breath
Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.
Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
This hybrid breed is usually very intelligent, attentive, gentle, playful and friendly. They need a lot of attention and to keep them as happy as possible.
Typically, this mix simply requires regular grooming and basic hygiene such as brushing teeth and cleaning ears regularly.
This hybrid breed usually has a robust appetite and can tolerate a healthy mix of dry food and raw meat, as well as vegetables and fruits.
He usually has medium energy and needs a walk or other active play at least once or twice a day.
This hybrid breed can be prone to allergic reactions, heart disease, respiratory problems and skin problems. Also, many members of this breed have a tendency to be overweight, so a healthy lifestyle should be encouraged.