Breed group : Terrier, Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Terrier, Toy Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 10-20 lbs Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black & Brown, Merle / Spotted / Brindle / Speckled, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: About 10-17 years Rarity: Uncommon Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
The Peka-A-West breed is a mixed breed from half West Highland White Terrier and half Pekingese breeds. They are loving creatures. They make great watchdogs despite their not so big size. Regular play and exercise with humans with good leadership skills will keep this dog happy and balanced.
This breed's color can sometimes come in Black/Brown or in solid White.
Their long straight coats need brushing and combing everyday to keep them tangle-free and beautiful. Bathing and dry shampooing should be done as needed.
They Peka-A-Wests are very loving in nature which makes them a joy to own. They are smart and eager to please their owners which makes training easier with great leadership skills of the humans around them.
The breed needs grooming to keep them healthy, good-looking and hygienic. Keep their eyes and face clean to avoid staining especially for the light coated Peka-A-Wests.
This breed needs a patient, firm and consistent owner to train him in a gentle and non-harsh way. They tend to take over the pack leader so make sure that they do not. Humans around him should know how to display firm, confident, consistent, leadership skills or it could lead to behavioral problems in the future.
The Peka-A-West requires to have walks daily. They enjoy playing as well but walks are so much more important to consume their energy as well as to satisfy their primal instinct to walk. Behavioral problems could result when they do not fulfill their daily walks.