19th Century Chinese Standard

The Pekingese was an undisputed favorite of the Dowager Empress Tzu Hsi, right, who died in 1911. This last version of the ancient Chinese standard for the Pekingese is attributed to her. It is [...]

2020-02-10T15:42:48+00:00February 10th, 2020|History|

An Impending Crisis

by Jacqueline Ragland Reprinted with permission from the AKC Gazette An issue emerging in the United Kingdom is of critical importance to every Pekingese breeder worldwide. It is also important for all of us [...]

2020-02-11T16:28:06+00:00January 24th, 2020|Health|

Tiny Guard or Fashion Accessory?

This article featuring some PCA Member’s dogs appeared in the December 12, 2008 issue of DOG NEWS. Reprinted courtesy of DOG NEWS. By M.J. Nelson In ancient China, the Pekingese handled both roles. To [...]

2020-01-25T16:03:29+00:00December 30th, 2019|Performance|

Obedience Trials Explained

The obedience section of the dog show has several levels of competition including the Novice level which consists of basic commands such as doing sits, stays, downs, heeling on leash and off leash. The [...]

2020-02-27T18:17:44+00:00December 30th, 2019|Performance|

Rally Trials and Your Pekingese

Rally became an AKC event in 2000. This competition emphasizes fun for dogs and owners as well as spectators. There are 50 signs the judge can pick from to design the course which is different at [...]

2020-02-27T18:18:34+00:00December 30th, 2019|Performance|
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