Living with a Doxi-Pekepoo
Personality: The Doxi-Pekepoo is a comical dog. They are constantly doing things to make you laugh and get your attention.
Shedding: Depending on the type of coat the Doxi-Pekepoo inherits it can be a low shedding dog.
Grooming: The Doxi-Pekepoo requires regular grooming.
Training: The Doxi-Pekepoo can be extremely difficult to housebreak like the Dachshund. However, once they get it they are usually very trustworthy. They learn other commands and tricks rather quickly using positive methods.
Weather: The Doxi-Pekepoo is able to withstand cold temps of about 10 degrees F for short lengths of time. They like to play outside in the cold but can get compacted snow on their underside and need to be brought in to warm up. They typically do well in the summer temps.
Exercise: The Doxi-Pekepoo loves to exercise both inside and out. They love to go on daily walks.
Physical Ability: The Doxi-Pekepoo is actually quite strong for their size.
Appearance: The Doxi-Pekepoo has characteristics from all three breeds but may resemble a Shih Tzu.
Size: The Doxi-Pekepoo weighs 18 pounds and stands about 6 inches tall.
Companionship: The Doxi-Pekepoo is extremely loyal to their family but may be somewhat shy and reserved around strangers but usually warms up to them quickly.
Body: The body of the Doxi-Pekepoo is longer like the Dachshund's with shorter legs.
Tail: The tail of the Doxi-Pekepoo resembles that of the Pekingese.
Color: The coat of the Doxi-Pekepoo can be black & white in color.
Coat: The Doxi-Pekepoo has a soft coat.
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