ANIMAL LIFE EXPECTANCY!

PEKINGESE

Picture of a pekingese
LIFE SPAN: 10-15 years
Breed Name: Pekingese
Group: Companion Dog
Origin: China
Pekinois, Pekines

HISTORY

Pekingese are believed to be descendants of the ancient, lion-like Chinese "Fo Dogs" that were believed to ward off evil spirits. The Pekingese was recognized by the United Kennel Club in 1948.