| 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.
Nevada Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)
Clark County - Las Vegas, NV 89101
The Animal Foundation Lied Shelter 702-384-3333
Clark County - Las Vegas 89118
Nevada SPCA 702-873-SPCA
Washoe County - Reno, NV 89502
Nevada Humane Society 775-283-5463
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