Pekingese Behavior Characteristics

Out of all Pekingese Characteristics, Pekingese behavior stood out in my new pet more than any other.

He was so very stubborn and overly aggressive. After some time in my home, he even became obviously jealous and quite possessive of me. When anyone entered our home, he would bark and jump.

Sometimes he blocked my steps in order to demand my sole attention. While walking in our local park, if I stopped to admire another dog, his aggression and agitation made my visit a short one.

Socialization Skills

Before selecting a pet of Pekingese Breed, I thought I had researched this creature thoroughly. I was convinced that I was highly educated and prepared for this little fellow to become my companion.

Although totally captivated with my Pekingese, I had no idea what a challenge his behavior might be. Most all breeds of dogs adjust well and socialization is easily learned; however, the Pekingese Dog is not such a case.

After discussing this with other owners of this breed, I found that socialization and behavior comes with time and some deal of work. They socialize with other dogs that have been present in their environment only after a great deal of time. Other littermates are often socialized well with due to their extensive time together.

Big Egos

Most Pekingese are viewed as a very subdued animal because of their tiny stature. These dogs can sense this and often act on it with responsive displays. Their possessive nature for their owner will be shown with outwardly aggression to any threatening source.

Other dogs and animals or people can become targets of barking, growling and snapping. Only a Pekingese’ owner should try to discipline them as another person may be snapped or bitten upon attempting.

Basic Tips on Pekingese Behavior

Although I was naïve to my Pekingese’s behavior issues, I have since learned a great deal. You should first educate yourself about Pekingese breed of dogs.

Take time to learn Dog First Aid and proper nutrition as well as How to Groom a Pekingese.

Another great advantage to your pet and family would be to sign your canine up for some simple classes in obedience. In these classes, your pet will learn acceptable Pekingese Behavior and discipline.

My Pekingese remains to have a nature that is highly independent. His affection is greatly displayed continuously towards me and we are still working on other members of my family. I have found that in all training areas that I must take control.

You must let your Pekingese know that you are an authority figure. Always show your dog control as well as love and praise for tasks that are completed. Using this method, I have, over time, gained respect and admiration from my little dog.

Communication has greatly improved with this new found admiration. As in nature, all dogs know their position in a pack.

If you become a leader, your dog will soon learn his position in your home. Good luck with your Pekingese!

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