Rescue Me! Pekingese D.C. Pekingese Rescue


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PIease Read Before Adopting a Pekingese in D.C.
    Pekingese Dogs can make good pets in D.C. if they match your IifestyIe. The Pekingese is a small, long haired, bold and devoted dog. Pekingese can be difficult about their food. Pekingese are very affectionate and can get along well with older, considerate children. Pekingese like to bark and can be possessive with their people. They make good watchdogs. Pekingese can live in an apartment if they get enough exercise.

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lnteresting Pekingese Trivia Low-Cost D.C. Spay & Neuter Clinics
    The Pekingese was once believed to be able to ward off evil spirits. Historically, the theft of a Pekingese in China was punished by death. Chinese were once required to bow down to Pekingese. All modern Pekingese are descended from five dogs rescued for Queen Victoria during the Second Opium War. When British troops reached the residence of the Chinese Emperor, the guards killed all but these five dogs to prevent them falling into the hands of the enemy. Pekingese were believed to protect the soul of their master in the afterlife.

Related pages:

Pekingese Rescue

D.C. Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

District of Columbia - Washington, DC 20002
D.C. Animal Shelter 202-576-6664

District of Columbia - Washington, DC 20011
Washington Animal Rescue League 202-726-2273

District of Columbia - Washington, DC 20012
Washington Humane Society 202-882-5837

If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
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