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Lil Bit and Big Sis - Pekingese (medium coat) Dog For Adoption
Pekingese Dog For Adoption in Oakdale, TN, USA

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Organization Name: Tennessee Pekingese Rescue
Location: Oakdale, TN 37829
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Breed: Pekingese
Gender: Female Female
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Lil Bit and Big Sis

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 12/26/2015
Location: Oakdale, TN 37829
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Physical Attributes
Coat Length Medium
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
Other
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Pekingese (medium coat). Lil Bit and Big Sis came up to us from Florida,,, both are supposed to be blind... and Lil Bit is,,,we're not quite sure with Big Sis............ They depend on each other to some extent,,,, but that has been lessening as they settled in. Big Sis goes her own way a lot of the time and wanders around checking things out,, while Lil Sis spends most of her time sleeping in one dog bed or another,,,, she goes out on the deck and spends a lot of time out there in decent weather. Occasionally she'll go down the ramp into the yard and then get confused and holler for help...... but she seems to know that help will come,, and she doesn't get upset about it... They are both estimated to be about 9-10 yrs old and have been vetted and are heartworm negative and have great appetites (we're going to have to rename 'Lil Sis' soon at the rate she's going!!) If you have room in your home and heart for a little blind dog or two who are very low maintenance and very appreciative of any attention shown them,,,, I'd like to nominate this pair.

Pekingese

A.K.A. : Peking lion dog, Lion Dog, Chinese Spaniel, Pelchie Dog, Peking Palasthund
Overview: The Pekingese, named for the Chinese city of Peking (now known as Beijing), requires weekly brushing of their luxurious coat. Happy little dogs, this breed can make a terrific pet for families and is well-suited for apartment life.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): not to exceed 14
Height (in): 6-9
Colors: All colors and patterns are allowable.
Coat: Long, coarse-textured, straight, stand-off outer coat with thick, soft undercoat. The coat forms a mane on the neck and shoulder area. Longer fringing on the ears and tail.
Character: Pekingese dogs are very affectionate, though they are not known for a fondness for strangers.
Temperament: This breed gets along fine with children and other animals, as long as they are properly socialized. They do not like to be disturbed while sleeping and so may not be suited for homes with small children.
Care: The Pekingese requires a good deal of grooming. This includes frequent brushing and shampooing. Excessive hair around the footpads requires occasional trimming.
Training: This breed requires careful attention and positive reinforcement in training.
Activity: The Pekingese needs a low level of exercise, making him especially well suited for apartment living.
Country of Origin: China
Health Issue: This breed is prone to catching colds, herniated disks, and dislocated kneecaps.
Life Expectancy: 10-15

More About Pekingese Breed
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    • Pekingese Dog For Adoption in Oakdale, TN, USA

      Lady and Pre...

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (medium coat). These two little ladies are sisters and have been together their whole lives. They would like to keep it that way!! Lady is the fuzzy little blond and Precious is the silky black beauty. Due to some hard times,,,, they lost their home and long-time guardian. They have been well cared for and loved and it shows. They seem to have lived a pretty quiet life, and are pretty shy and not sure about the commotion of foster care, but they are sweet and loving and they don't have a mean bone between them. If there is someone out there looking for a couple of cute little retirees to add to their family,,,, Lady and Precious would like to audition.
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      Arlo

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (medium coat). Update on Arlo!! We pulled his posting awhile back because Arlo had buddied up with a sweet little old guy named Sammy,,,,,,, and when someone was interested in adopting Arlo,,, I was afraid that losing his best friend would be too much for Sammy,,, so we turned down an opportunity for Arlo to leave. Last week Sammy made his trip over the rainbow bridge. Arlo saw him thru to the very end........ and now he's working on making friends with another little blind dog here. But we hope he'll have another chance at a forever home of his own beyond rescue foster. Arlo is a darling little fella.... he came to us from a shelter where they knew the chances of him getting adopted were slim, as he's blind. That seems to be a big roadblock in our human minds,, but somebody forgot to tell the dogs!! This little guy gets around amazingly well, and has right from the get-go. While in quarantine when he first arrived, we did leash walks and he just pranced around happy as could be. When he was introduced to the other dogs, it took him no time at all to figure out the doggie door and even the ramp up and down into the yard from the deck. He's claimed his favorite spot on the couch which he accesses by way of a ramp, and he figured that out all by himself too. He'll happily snuggle up for cuddle time, but if you're busy, he'll just curl up in a doggie bed and take a nap. Between his attitude and his shorter haircoat, he's very low maintainance and will make someone a very loving companion.
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      Charlie

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (medium coat). If anyone out there is looking for a sweet, laid back little senior dog to add to their family... I hope you'll consider Charlie. He's just the sweetest guy ever. He's blind but that's not a very big deal for dogs,,,, they don't depend on their vision like we humans do. He came into a new environment in foster care and spent a day or two getting used to the sounds and activities around the house (from the safety of the office) and then he got right into the thick of things and has been doing just great. He likes to lay out on the deck and enjoy the lovely weather,,, and when he is inside, he just finds a spot and naps and listens to the activity around him. The old guys are wonderful little companions and so appreciative of any kindness they receive. If you have a heart for helping an old timer,,,, Charlie might be your man.
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    • Pekingese Dog For Adoption in Oakdale, TN, USA

      Simba

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (medium coat). We have updated info here,,,,, Simba was adopted and absolutely LOVED his new daddy..... but things didn't turn out as anyone hoped or planned! Simba's new Dad developed serious health issues and with no light at the end of the tunnel,,, he was forced to make the heartwrenching decision to return Simba to rescue so he would be safe and well cared for going forward. As you can imagine,,,, the poor dog is grieving the loss of his person and the home he'd come to be comfortable in. And now we're back to trying to find him a loving forever family again. Simba came in awhile back and reports on his behavior where varied,,,,, so we just kind of ignored all the questionable information we had and let him show us who he was for himself. He started off very shy and not at all sure who he wanted to trust. He prefers men, but once he gets acquainted he has been fine with women. He initially met strangers like he expected to defend his castle and his people, but after a proper introduction he's been fine with visitors. He's not a peke I would recommend for a family with young children. In his current foster home, he's bill a bit of a bully in his attempt to get all the human attention for himself,,, he's learned to nap in a crate without a fuss. He's been great about doing his business outside,,, so either a doggie door arrangement or a reasonable routine seem to work fine for him. In his heart of hearts,,, I think this little guy would absolutely love to be an "only child" but he's capable of sharing when he has to. And he will likely show a distinct preference for the man of the house,, but if a lady is all there is,,,hell take his lovin' where he can get it!! If you're interested in this gorgeous little guy, his foster mom will happily fill you in on all the details with him.
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    • Pekingese Dog For Adoption in Oakdale, TN, USA

      Connor

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (medium coat). Connor is a sweet little dude who came to us from a shelter. He shows indications of long term eye issues and has little if any vision. That doesn't slow him down a bit though. Like most dogs,, he relies on his ears and his nose,,, not his eyes. He's bigger (longer bodied) that the typical peke,, and we don't know what else might be lurking in his heritage. But whatever it is,,, he is a sweet boy who plays well with others and isn't much bother.. he's another white with tan boy who looks like a "brother from another mother" when you look at some of our other kids!! Pics will be coming soon.
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      Panda

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      Breed: Japanese Chin
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Japanese Chin (medium coat). This little guy has obviously been abused.... he's had his back legs seriously injured and likely received no medical care in a timely manner,,,, so now he has a very unusual gait. But it doesn't slow him down one bit!! He's just been neutered he's managed to figure out the doggie door and getting up on the furniture and his social skills with other dogs are tremendous. And we decided he looks just like a little red panda and have renamed him accordingly. We also recently discovered that the injury caused him some nerve damage as well,, so occassionally , when he's busy running around and hopping up and down off the furniture, he's not aware that's he's leaving little droppings in his wake! His big hurdle is going to be finding someone who can work thru his real fear of strangers. He showed us on this travels to rescue that he's very quick to accept his "new person",, but seems to only be able to trust one person at a time just yet. We're hopeful that as he finds that he's met many nice people he might come to understand that he can deal with them in larger numbers. But for now,,, it's going to take a special person with a willingness to keep him safe while he learns to trust again. He still shows aggression toward any man that tries to pet him or enters his area.
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    • Pekingese Dog For Adoption in Oakdale, TN, USA

      Tuesday

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (medium coat). This little sweetheart is just looking for a nice loving retirement home! He's small and sweet and a little wonky on the backend,, but he doesn't let that slow him down. He's adapted amazingly well to foster care and gets along fine with other dogs. He doesn't demand much attention but loves an extra treat of canned dog food any chance he gets... If you're looking for a quiet senior gentleman to be a companion to you or maybe another senior dog, little Tuesday might be just the guy for the job.
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      Kane

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Senior
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (medium coat). This little senior gentleman is just getting thru his vetting and will be so happy to get rid of that pesky lampshade!! But he's cruising around the back patio and checking out his foster siblings. He seems to have great social skills with other small dogs (which are all we've seen him around) but he's not real sure of strange humans yet. We don't know if that attitude will chance as he settles in or if he's always going to be kind of a "one person" or "one family" kind of guy. He came in with lots of mats and indications of rather lax care but good nutrition and some grooming is already making a difference in those problems....
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      Kojak

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      Breed: Pekingese
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pekingese (short coat). I have no idea what breed to put this boy down as!! He's here because someone said he was a peke/shih tzu mix,,, and since he was absolutely hairless at the time, it was hard to dispute that theory or any other one!! He has since grown his hair back and he's certainly not a peke.... what we do know is that he's a terribly sweet little guy who gets along quite well with other dogs. He's got one eye that looks like a white marble,, obviously no vision out of it, but it doesn't bother him and we hate to put him thru a surgery to remove it solely for cosmetic reasons. We're hoping that someone will see past the strange looking eye, and see the sweet lovable dog he is. We'll post better pictures soon.
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    • Pug Dog For Adoption in Oakdale, TN, USA

      Virgie

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      Breed: Pug
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pug / Eskimo Spitz (medium coat). Virgie is a total mystery to us! He was supposed to be a peke mix,,,,, but he has straight legs and looks more like the overbite and smushed face part of his appearance might have come from a pug ancestor, instead of a peke............... We don't know what kind of a coat he'll have when his hair grows back,, right now he looks like a miniature American Bulldog! He's sweet as can be and loves to run around and play. He likes face time with his people.... but keeps busy playing with the other dogs. We got some pictures this afternoon while the kids played in the backyard! Will try for more soon.
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