Peek-A-Pom

Description

The Peek-A-Pom is a hybrid breed that is developed by crossing a Pomeranian and a Pekingese. This breed inherits characteristics of both of its parents, so its appearance can vary. The following is a general description of the breed’s appearance. Its basic outline is long. The limbs are short and well muscled. It has a smaller than average head with a vague stop. The ears typically fold down toward the face. Its neck is not very long and extends to its level back.

Temperament

The Peek-A-Pom is a friendly breed with a somewhat willful attitude. It has a high curiosity level. It should have natural bravery that makes it a good watchdog. The intelligence should be high and it should learn quickly. Giving this breed affection is important. It may prove too energetic for small children.

Height and Weight

The Peek-A-Pom is 8-11 inches tall and weighs 3-14 pounds.

Health Problems

The Peek-A-Pom is not associated with any genetic health problems.

Ideal Living Conditions

The Peek-A-Pom should reside indoors. It is a breed that requires attention. If it stays outdoors for a significant amount of time it may become discontent and depressed.

Exercise

The Peek-a-Pom enjoys being inside. It will remain active and usually get the exercise it needs. It is recommended that the breed have opportunities for outdoor physical activity.

Life Expectancy

The life expectancy of the Peek-A-Pom is not currently known since it is a hybrid breed.

Litter Size

The Peek-A-Pom can have as few as 3 and as many as 7 puppies.

Grooming

The Peek-A-Pom has a coat that may require significant grooming. The length and texture of the coat determines how much grooming is necessary. In general, the longer the coat and the more wavy or curly it is, the more grooming will be required.

Origin

The Peek-A-Pom originates from the United States.

Group

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Color

The Peek-A-Pom is typically a shade of brown.