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Dog Breeds Pekingese
The Pekingese, a compact toy companion of regal bearing and a distinctive rolling gait, is one of several breeds created for the ruling classes of ancient China. These are sophisticated dogs of undying loyalty and many subtle delights.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/pekingese/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice Pekingese Facts You May Not Know
Since Ancient China, Pekingese have long been revered, even believed by some to be shrunken-down lions. Today, they still retain some leonine qualities.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-pekingese/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice Pekingese History: Lost Legends of the Imperial Breed
Though we often don’t think about them in this way, dogs are really about people — those long-ago (or, sometimes, not so long-ago) figures who developed particular breeds for particular tasks. Some breeds — like the Doberman Pinscher, Teddy Roosevelt Terrier, and Cesky Terrier — owe their existence to just one visionary person. Other breeds were brought [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/ancient-mysterious-lost-legends-imperial-pekingese/ | February 21, 2024
Press Releases David Fitzpatrick Named 2021 AKC Breeder of the Year
–Award Presented at AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin – David Fitzpatrick was presented with the 2021 AKC Breeder of the Year award for Pequest Pekingese at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Sunday, December 19, 2021.  The annual award honors those breeders who have made an impact on their breed and dedicate their lives [...]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/david-fitzpatrick-named-2021-akc-breeder-year/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice Yes, Pekingese Can Run.
As told to the AKC by Cindy Lutian. Cindy is an instructor at Canine Star Training Academy, where she teaches CGC and Rally. Currently, she owns five Pekingese who compete in CAT, Fast CAT, Rally, and more. Her dog Buster was the first-ever Pekingese to be invited to the AKC Fast CAT Invitational. *** When I [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/yes-pekingese-can-run/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice David Fitzpatrick of Pequest Pekingese Wins 2021 Breeder of the Year & Best Bred By Exhibitor
Two years after his Pekingese "Wasabi" was the first Toy dog to win Best in Show at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, David Fitzpatrick walked away with two more huge awards. At the 2021 AKC National Championship, Fitzpatrick received the award for AKC Breeder of the Year for Pequest Pekingese and won Best [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/breeder-year-david-fitzpatrick-pequest-pekingese-wins-bred-best-show/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice How Wasabi the Pekingese Went From Unknown to History-Making
Update June 13, 2021: Wasabi the Pekingese won Best in Show at Westminster in 2021. Learn about Wasabi's first big win at the AKC National Championship in 2019: Anticipation is a double-edged sword: The more you expect from a situation, the greater your disappointment if those hopes are dashed. But the opposite is true as well: If Goliaths are [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/wasabi-pekingese-wins-best-in-show/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice Nation's Fastest Dogs Crowned at AKC Fast CAT Invitational
Which dog is the fastest dog in the nation? Now we know. The 2020 AKC Fast CAT Invitational took place December 9-11, 2020 in Orlando, FL in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The fastest dogs from each breed, based on rankings from AKC Fast Coursing Ability Tests (Fast CAT), were invited to [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/nations-fastest-dogs-fast-cat-invitational/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice Top 10 Breeds of the 1920s
Accepted in 1908, the German Shepherd Dog overtook the Boston Terrier in 1925 and became the number-one dog of the 1920s. The breed then disappeared from the top ten until after World War II, when it reemerged as the number-six dog of the 1950s and has remained among the most popular breeds to the present day. The [...]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1920s/ | February 21, 2024
Expert Advice Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen “Buddy Holly” Wins Best in Show at Westminster
Seven dogs were finalists for Best in Show at the 147th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, PBGV Buddy Holly of the Hound Group took home the prize.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/2023-westminster-bis-pbgv/ | February 21, 2024

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