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Pekingese Dogs: An Adorable Breed

Originating in China in the city of Peking, the Pekingese dog has recently been confirmed as one of the oldest dog breeds in existence. For many centuries, they were only owned by members of the Chinese Imperial court. Since its beginning, the Pekingese breed has barely changed. The name of the breed refers to the city of Beijing, where the Forbidden City (where only members of the imperial family and servants were permitted entry) is located. read more