from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A native or resident of Peking (Beijing).
- n. The Chinese dialect of Peking.
- n. Any of a breed of small dog developed in China, having a flat nose, a long-haired coat, short bowed forelegs, and a tail that curls over its back.
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- proper n. a native or inhabitant of Beijing (formerly Peking)
- n. A small toy dog from China.
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- n. a Chinese breed of small short-legged dogs with a long silky coat and broad flat muzzle
Therefore, although the Lion Dog of Buddha is most often identified as the Pekingese from China, the Lhasa Apso and the Tibetan spaniel began as alternative attempts, made by Buddhist lamas in Tibet, to capture the look of the celestial lion.
Although he also feels pretty good about a Pekingese or a Boxer taking Best in Show.
This year, Mr. Avello makes the Smooth Fox Terrier a 6 to 1 favorite, with the Pekingese at 7 to 1 and the Boxer at 8 to 1.
One dog with sparkle is the size of a dust mop, a Pekingese named Palacegarden Malachy.
He also has other breeds, including basset hounds, Salukis, English springer spaniels, Jack Russell terriers, Pekingese and German shepherds.
Standouts among the 2,500 dogs in the hunt include Palacegarden Malachy, a big point-getter in a small Pekingese package; Winfall Brookwood Style Dream, a sizzling boxer; and Sneak's a Peek, a fox terrier with sophisticated poise and presence.
Smokey -- best wishes are coming your way from Buffalo, NY and my three Pekingese.
I've heard from too many vets and humane officers, struggling to save the lives of such dogs after too much activity on a too-hot day, that the owners were stunned to discover, through tragedy or near-tragedy, that their boxer or Pekingese or Boston terrier or French bulldog is at far higher risk of succumbing in the heat.
My little Pekingese Sadie is pregnant but this will be her one and only litter.
Mr. Avello has Pekingese as the 6-to-1 favorite to win it all.