Pecalier:Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Pekinese Mix

Hybrid Breed

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel + Pekinese


The Pekalier - a hybrid breed

The Pekalier is a very popular hybrid breed. These dogs combine traits from both parents (the Pekinese and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) and are very loving, intelligent and adaptable. They are good-natured and playful and enjoy spending time with their humans. They are very affectionate and like to be with their owners and play together. They usually grow to about 30 inches tall, have a short, soft coat and are very easy to groom. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Pekingese are great choices for someone looking for a loyal, loving companion that will give them years of companionship and joy.

Alternate Name -
Origin England - China
Life expectancy 9 - 14 years
Care requirements low-maintenance - high-maintenance
Activity level low
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of the Pekalier

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel-Pekinese mix is a hypoallergenic, sweet and affectionate mixed breed. This mix combines the best traits of both breeds. The combination makes these dogs an ideal family breed that loves children and requires a lot of affection and love.

Pekaliers are characterized by their friendly and good-natured character. They are very playful, intelligent and adaptable. They will always appear to be gentle and reserved, but can be very decisive when it comes to something they need to protect. Their attitude is usually calm and accommodating.

They love to roam around and interact with other playmates. Since they love to receive attention and affection, it is important that they receive regular extended walks and playtime. They are also known to train easily in groups and families as long as they are rewarded food or play.

As a pet, it not only requires a lot of affection, but also a healthy diet and regular exercise. In general, they tend to be quiet and love to be cuddled. However, if properly trained, they can also act as a guard dog.

In summary, it should be said that the mix is an intelligent and lovable pet. He has a playful character, is affectionate and needs a lot of affection. It is easy to train and is a suitable breed for families or individuals.

Diseases of the Pekalier

These mixed breeds are a popular breed for dog lovers. However, these lovable dogs can suffer from a number of diseases that need to be considered when breeding.

Heart disease is a major problem in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pekine mix. A typical condition is mitral valve insufficiency, in which the valve does not function properly and fluid flows into the lungs, causing shortness of breath and elevated blood pressure. Heart muscle weakness (cardiomyopathy) is also common in these dogs.

Eye problems are another common problem in Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Pekinese mix dogs. They can develop glaucoma, which can lead to vision problems and eventually blindness. Cataracts are another problem in older dogs, as they affect vision and often require surgery to improve vision.

Allergies are another common problem. Allergies can occur through the skin or digestive system, and attacks are triggered by contact with certain substances. Symptoms vary depending on the agent and can include itching, hives, diarrhea and vomiting.

Additionally, Pekaliers can suffer from hereditary diseases such as epilepsy, leukopenia, and the basic syndromes of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. These conditions affect the heart, immune system, kidneys and spleen.

Although these diseases are more common, it should be noted that not all dogs will suffer from all diseases. Therefore, when choosing a dog, it is important to find a trustworthy breeder who will require regular health checks and tests to ensure that the puppies are healthy.

This breed is a small, very lively dog. It has a soft, medium-length coat and has a height between 20-30 cm and a weight of about 4-7 kg. The coat is mostly brown with black or white spots and white chest. The eyes are round and large and the ears drop down. The tail is long and flexible. It has a sweet, friendly face that immediately catches the eye.

What does this mixed breed look like?

The coat color of the Pekalier varies greatly. Most often the coat is a combination of black, red and gold. Often the back is colored black, while the legs have golden or reddish stripes. The face, belly and sometimes the ears are white, although the white complexion can vary greatly. It is also often speckled with a tan or gray patch. Some dogs have exclusively golden or golden and black stripes in their coats.

The coat is quite long and curly. It is soft and described as very pleasant. The full beard and the long hair hanging from the eyes and ears are the distinguishing features of this breed.

Fur length medium - long
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Triangle
Tail fanned out
Anatomy -
Size ♀ 15 - 33 cm
Weight ♀ 3 - 8 kg
Size ♂ 15 - 33 cm
Weight ♂ 3 - 8 kg
Suitable For Beginner, Children, Beginner, Seniors
  • Kidney disease

    Symptoms of kidney disease in dogs: increased urination (polyuria) increased water intake. Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth. Loss of appetite

  • valvular insufficiency

    Heart valve diseases in dogs are among the most common heart diseases. Most often it is an acquired change in a heart valve.

  • Mitral Valve Diseas (MVD)

    Mitral valve disease in animals and dogs, respectively

  • Curly Coat Dry Eye

    Eye disease in dogs.

  • Denture malocclusions

    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

    Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • A Pekalier is a cross between the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and the Pekinese. This mixed breed combines characteristics of both breeds, such as a soft, short coat, friendliness and calm, gentle personality.

  • The Pekalier can vary in size, but they are usually medium sized dogs with an adult shoulder height of about 25-30 inches.

  • These mixed breeds are very friendly, gentle, loving and playful. But they can also be rather independent and self-reliant.

  • This breed requires several daily walks to strengthen both their body and mind.

  • Yes, like any other breed, these mixed breeds can be prone to a number of health issues, including respiratory problems, heart disease and eye problems. Therefore, it is especially important to schedule regular vet visits.

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