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Peke-A-Chon – Q&A

January 9, 2019


The little known Peke-A-Chon (or Peek-A-Chon) is sure to become a celebrity dog breed in the near future. The breed’s cute looks and easy management makes it all the more desirable. These dogs are categorized as designer breeds; they are not pure breeds. They come from a cross between the Pekingese (from the Mediterranean region) and the Bichon Frise (originally from China), both bred to be companion dogs. As a result, the Peke-A-Chon is a great companion.

Is the Peke-A-Chon hypoallergenic?

A dog is said to be hypoallergenic if it has little to no shedding of hair. The presence of dog hair is a common allergy trigger. So, if you’re wondering about this breed, yes, the Peek-A-Chon is hypoallergenic. It seldom sheds its hair and is therefore perfect for you if you have severe allergies. However, it needs regular grooming to keep the coat looking neat.

How big is a fully mature Peke-A-chon?

The Peek-A-Chon is categorised as a toy breed, which means that it doesn’t become very big even when it is fully grown. When it comes to height, they can grow to around 6 to 11 inches. On the other hand, they can be as heavy as 14 pounds. However, the males are usually bigger than their female counterparts.

Is it easy to train the Peke-A-Chon?

Yes, they are quite easy to train. In fact, you will have no problem if you are a first-time dog owner. Since the parent breeds were intended to be companion breeds, you can be sure you won’t have to worry about your pup going off on a hunting trail. The flip side is that you’ll have to ensure he or she has company. They don’t love their own company too much.

Do they need lots of activity?

The Peke-A-Chon requires moderate exercise on a daily basis- approximately 25 minutes daily. You can take yours with you for your morning jog, since they need to walk for a minimum of 8 miles per week. They don’t mind staying indoors, as long as their exercise requirements are catered for.

What diet does the Peke-A-Chon need?

Because of their small size, they don’t eat a lot of food. They only require one portion of dry dog food, which can be bought at the store. However, make sure to choose healthy dry food with the correct balance of nutrients.

If you need more information about the Peke-A-Chon, call My Next Puppy on (703) 844 9796. We are here to answer your questions and concerns about this or any other dog breed you may be interested in.