Pekepoo:Pekinese and Poodle Mix
Facts & Origin
Pekinese and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed.
This mixed breed is the best of both worlds! Pekinese and Poodle mix is the perfect combination of playful and loving.
Pekingese-Poodle mixes, also known as Pekepoos or Pekingese Poodles, are a popular hybrid breed created by crossing Pekingese and Poodles. Pekingese are small dogs with long, thick coats and a distinctive "lion's mane" that were originally bred in China. Poodles are intelligent, energetic dogs with fuzzy coats that were originally used as water dogs.
|Origin||China / Germany|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Activity level||low - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Pekinese and Poodle mix - Such is probably his nature.
When it comes to mixed breed dogs, the Pekingese and Poodle mix is a popular choice among many dog lovers. This is because these two breeds make a great combination, both in terms of personality and appearance.
The Pekinese is a small, lovable dog that is known for its affectionate nature. The Poodle, on the other hand, is a highly intelligent breed that is easy to train. These two traits combined make the Pekingese and the Poodle an ideal pet for families.
In terms of personality, the Pekingese-Poodle mix is a friendly and loving dog that gets along well with both children and adults. They are also relatively low maintenance, making them a good choice for busy families.
Once you've found a dog at the shelter or a breeder*, take the time to get to know the dog and see if it's a good fit for your family. If all goes well, you will soon have a new furry friend to call your own.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Pekinese and Poodle mix.
Dogs of the Pekingese and Poodle mix breed are known to be prone to a number of health problems. These include the following:
- Hip dysplasia: This is a condition in which the hip joints are not properly formed. This can lead to pain and lameness.
- intervertebral disc disease: this is a disease in which the discs between the vertebrae of the spine are damaged. This can lead to pain and paralysis.
- von Willebrand disease: This is a bleeding disorder that can cause excessive bleeding from wounds or during surgery.
- Epilepsy: This is a neurological disorder that can lead to seizures.
- Patellar luxation: This is a condition in which the kneecap becomes dislocated. This can lead to pain and lameness.
- Legg-Calve-Perthes disease: This is a condition in which the blood supply to the head of the femur is interrupted. This can cause the bone to die and collapse.
- Bladder stones: These are hardened deposits that form in the bladder and can cause problems with urination.
- Allergic reactions: Poodles are known to be prone to allergies, and this can affect dogs of the Pekingese-Poodle mix breed. Allergic reactions can cause itching, skin rashes, and breathing problems.
What does this mixed breed look like?
This Pekingese Poodle mix breed has a dense, luxurious coat of maroon color. The coat is slightly wavy and has a thick frizz around the neck. The coat is of medium length and feels very soft and silky. This breed does not shed very much and is considered low maintenance when it comes to grooming.
In terms of appearance, the Pekingese-Poodle mix usually resembles its Pekingese parent in terms of size and build. However, the coat of the mixed breed is usually curlier and denser, which is due to the poodle genes. Coat colors can vary, but the most common are black, white and brown.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Pekingese Poodle is a small but muscular dog with square body proportions. They typically weigh between 9-11 kg and have a shoulder height of 38-41 cm. Although their coats can vary, they are most commonly seen with a dense, curly coat that is either black, brown or white in color. They have a long, fluffy tail that is often curled down their back. Pekingese Poodles have large, dark eyes and a short muzzle. The ears are set high on the head and are usually cropped so they stand upright.
|Fur length||long - medium|
|Fur||flat coated - curly|
|Ear shape||Triangle - Floppy Ear|
|Tail||fanned out - lang|
|Anatomy||strong, slim, sporty|
|Size ♀||15 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||3 - 28 kg|
|Size ♂||15 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♂||3 - 28 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, Seniors, suitable for allergy sufferers, Blind people, Children|
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
Bronchitis in dogs is an inflammation of the lower airways in the area of the bronchi.
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.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
A Pekinese-Poodle mix is a cross between a Pekinese and a Poodle.
A Pekinese-Poodle mix can look different, but typically has a coat that is a mix of both the Pekinese and Poodle breeds.
A Pekinese-Poodle mix can be small to medium in size depending on the ratio of the parent breeds, Pekinese and Poodle.
A Pekingese Poodle mix usually needs regular grooming, including brushing and trimming. It is also important that the dog gets plenty of exercise.
Pekingese-Poodle mixes can do well with children if properly socialized and trained. However, like all dogs, each individual dog may have a different personality and temperament.
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