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11 Things You Might Not Know About The Pekingese

This year’s West Minister Dog show was a Pekingese and while most people know what the dogs look like and might even have a friend or family member who have one, you’d be surprised how much you don’t know about the breed. For example:

Lions aren’t common in China, so when artists wanted to model the big cat — a symbol of the Buddha — they used the Pekingese, hence their “lion dog” nickname.

The dogs also have quite a royal bloodline, as you’ll find out if you read the whole article.

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February 18th, 2012

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Stranger to the World

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