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The Peke-A-Tese is a cross breed of the two ancient and royal breeds, the Pekingese and the Maltese. They love being the center of attention. They can be wary of strangers and must be socialized early. Their life expectancy is between 12-16 years.

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The Peke-A-Tese often said to be a toy breed having the qualities of a lapdog and the courage of a hunting dog. Considering their size and energy, this breed is recommended for apartment-style living. The Peke-A-Tese is a breed which is said to have a “big dog” personality and is not afraid. They are also extremely affectionate, amusing, and to always be around their owners. They are also good around children and other pets. Early socializing is advised for them. Training them is not a difficult task. They are not recommended for people who as to be away for long hours on a regular basis as they are prone to separation anxiety.

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8-11 inches.
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8-11 lbs.
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General Health

There is often an argument that because of mixed genetics in hybrid dogs breeds it would reduce the health concerns, however these claims are not backed by any scientific proof and in fact come with a flipside that the health conditions can also be amplified due to the genetics. Below are some health concerns to which this breed stands to be at risk: Major Concerns Entropion Patellar Luxation Obesity Exposure Keratopathy Syndrome Skin Fold Dermatitis Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA) Brachycephalic Syndrome Minor Concerns KCS Hydrocephalus Mono/Bilateral Cryptorchidism Eye Disease Shaker Dog Syndrome Mitral Valve Disease Portosystemic Shunt Dental Disease

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The Peke-A-Tese is a cross breed of the two ancient and royal breeds, Maltese and the Pekingese. Not much information is available regarding their time of origin.

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This dog is not difficult to maintain as they do not shed much, and their coat requires daily brushing. Some owners choose to trim or clip the hair by themselves, whereas others opt for professional help. They do not have to be bathed frequently and require to be bathed only once a month. It is recommended to consult and then use a mild dog shampoo. Their nails need to be clipped as per the need, and they should have their teeth brushed daily to avoid dental problems. After a bath, close attention must be paid to their ears for proper cleaning.

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Ideal Environment

Peke-A-Tese is a dog which does not have to be rigorously exercised, they need a 20-minute exercise and activity schedule daily to keep them in good health. Their exercise schedule can include regular walks with their owners, playing sessions inside the house or a visit to the dog park. They also enjoy roaming around the house with their owners and like to relax on the laps of the owners. They are well behaved with other animals and children. Children also provide them with their activity time by playing with them around the house.

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