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Pekepoo Breed Information

Pekepoo

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR
   
AKA: Peke-A-Poo, Pekeapoo
   
Mispellings: Peek-a-poo, PeekaPoo, Pekapoo, Pekipoo, Pikapoo
   
 

Living with a Pekepoo

Personality: The Pekepoo is a super smart, funny, super friendly dog who sometimes believe they are human.

Temperament: Pekepoos are friendly, loyal and affectionate dogs. They tend to be very protective of their owners. Pekepoos can be slightly timid or uncomfortable around strangers. Pekepoos make a great lapdogs.

Family Dog: Pekepoos make good family dogs as they tend to be very friendly toward children and get along well with other pets.

Shedding: Pekepoos might shed, but it should be light. They are a good choice for allergy suffers.

Grooming: Pekepoos do need occasional brushing, a couple times a week should be fine. Pekepoos also should be bathed every couple months. Their coat grows relatively slowly so only minimal trimming is needed. Their nails should be clipped or filed regularly.

Training: Pekepoos like the other poodle mixes are fairly easy to train. With proper training they can be house-trained and taught commands very quickly.

Behavior: The Pekepoo is a super smart, very loving dog.

Barking: Pekepoos have a surprisingly loud bark. Some like to growl or bark when they hear noises and others bark very little. With some training you can eliminate or at least cut down on their barking habits.

Weather: The Pekepoo is comfortable in extreme heat and humidity and also does well in cold snowy weather.

Exercise: Pekepoos make great indoor pets for people with tight living quarters, but the do enjoy outdoor exercise in the yard and love going for walks.

Living Conditions: The Pekepoo makes a great apartment or house dog provided they get exercised regularly.

Pekepoo Appearance

Appearance: The Pekepoo is a small, furry dog with cute 'bobbed hair' type ears and a long straight fur tail.

Size: Pekepoos are around 11 inches tall and usually weigh between 9 - 20 pounds when fully grown.

Companionship: The Pekepoo makes a wonderful, devoted and loving companion.

Eyes: The Pekepoo is susceptible to having overactive tear ducts like the Poodle.

Body: The Pekepoo has a small, strong body.

Color: Pekapoos can come in white, black, brown, tri-colored or brindle.

Coat: The Pekepoo has a perfect mix of the Poodle and Pekingese fur not too thick nor too curly.

Pekepoo Facts

Life Expectancy: 12 - 15 years.

Pekepoo Health

Allergies: The Pekepoo can have allergies to grasses which causes them to constantly gnaws at their feet.

Health: The Pekepoo has good health overall. They may have allergies, runny eyes and require their anal gland emptied regularly.

Ear Health: The Pekepoo has good ear health. They need to have them plucked occasionally.

Dental Health: The Pekepoo needs to have their teeth cleaned regularly.


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** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
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