Pekingese


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Pekingese

a very small, thickset dog with a large head, very short nose, prominent eyes and pendulous ears. The coat is long, straight and profuse over the body, particularly around the neck where it forms a 'mane', and on the tail, which is carried over the back. The breed is predisposed to distichiasis, hemivertebrae, intervertebral disk disease, proptosis, central corneal ulceration, facial fold pyoderma and anomalies of the upper respiratory tract.
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The 2003 Crufts winner Danny - a Pekingese owned by Scot, Bert Easdon - needed surgery to help it breathe.
The silky-haired Maltese was the top dog in ancient Greece and Rome, while the Chinese (quite understandably) had a preference for the Pekingese, their yappie little skeletons having been discovered in 2,000-year-old tombs.
73) Later, he observed that the '"watchdog' business" of the district attorney's office gave the district attorney's bark "not the squeak of a Pekingese, but the low, muttering admonitory growl of the mastiff that can implement his growling with action, as for instance, an arrest which, no matter how much the arrested person might later be fully exonerated, could do him irreparable harm.
It would be nice, of course if I could just walk along stumbling upon tin cans or Pekingese puppies which would inspire me to write a story," she said, "but the image has to connect to a specific intense experience.
Wodehouse once claimed that all he required for happiness was a table, a typewriter, his pipe and tobacco pouch and one of his pekingese dogs snoring in its basket beside him while the sun shone outside.
Today we have more than four hundred kinds, or breeds, of dogs ranging from little Pekingese and Chihuahuas to Great Danes and Saint Bernards.
He desires the form of this painting to be that of a boa constrictor Swallowing a Pekingese.
She was surrounded by pale, decorative young French guests, one of them carrying two Pekingese in his arms.
Many breeds of Asian origins are also waning in popularity: Chow Chows (-84%), Pekingese (-79%), Akitas (-76%), Lhasa Apso (-75%), Chinese Shar-Pei (-73%) and Shiba Inu (-38%).
All Creatures Great and Small often featured funny moments as the vet got to grips with a tight-fisted farmer, semi-feral cows and a hefty Pekingese dog called Tricki Woo.
Also found was a catalogue priced one shilling for the Open Dog Show together with a cup engraved 'Llanrwst Show North Wales Pekingese Challenge Cup: Best Pekingese in Show.
The Cantonese and Pekingese cuisine restaurant has been trading for more than 16 years and has a full alcohol licence.