The Peekapoo breed is a very popular breed of dog in the USA. It is a hybrid of a Toy Poodle breed and a Pekingese breed, and if you are in the market for a cute petite dog that will serve as your companion and a watchdog altogether; the Peekapoo breed is just the breed for you. Discover more about our Peekapoo puppies for sale below!
Known as one of the oldest cross-bred dogs in the world, the history of the Peekapoo dates back to the 1950s and 1960s in the United States of America when a Poodle (the French/German Water Dog) was crossed with a full blood Pekingese (the China Royal breed). This crossing came as a result of the need to create a breed of low-shedding dogs that can be owned by people with allergies and asthma.
Talking about the breed that is devoted and faithful to its owners, the Peekapoo ranks number one on the list. This breed is a very protective dog that senses danger swiftly, and when it does; it quickly alerts the entire household through its loud and insistent barking.
And asides from backing to create awareness, the Peekapoo can fight for its owner with every strength in its petite body. The Peekapoo is a blessing to its owners, as its presence in a home adds warmth, comfort, and light to the home.
On days when you need comfort and companionship, the Peekapoo is there on your lap all the way. Overall, this breed is an affectionate, energetic, intelligent, protective, vigilant, loyal, devoted, gentle and fearless breed. On the other side, the Peekapoo has the tendency to be overly sensitive, aloof and can snap when it is extremely stressed by humans, especially humans it is not familiar with.
As a result of its petite stature, you can have a Peekapoo in any type of residence, either big or small. Regardless of this, it is prone to heat and it is advisable to have your Peekapoo in a well-conditioned/well-ventilated place, most especially during warm/hot weather.
This breed requires constant and consistent exercise, and as a result of this, it is expedient that you engage your Peekapoo in exercises such as walking for a specified time frame daily. The number of minutes you walk your Peekapoo is dependent on its age and size.
As a puppy, you walk it for 5 minutes, and as it grows, you extend the walking duration. Also, you need to train your breed in some basic mental and hygiene training, one of which is training it not to poop in the house.
The coat of the Peekapoo is a long, soft and wavy one and it comes in different colors namely; black, cream, red, apricot, grey, white and chocolate. This coat requires that it is trimmed regularly as a result of its non-shedding nature.
And for those who would love to keep the coat long, you need to brush and comb the coat regularly to avoid matting and knots. Also, you should clean your breed’s eyes with a wet and warm towel regularly, and don’t forget to get its nails trimmed and its teeth brushed frequently. Your breed needs to bathe at least once a month
Our Peekapoo puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country.
The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Peekapoo puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.
We look forward to helping you find your next family member. Our pet counselors can answer any questions you have about our Peekapoo puppies.
Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions about the Peekapoo
How many puppies can a Peekapoo give birth to?
Peekapoo can have as many as 8 puppies.
How much can I get a Peekapoo puppy?
The cost of a Peekapoo puppy varies. Please contact us today to learn more about the availability and cost of Peekapoo puppies.
Is the Peekapoo breed hypoallergenic?
Yes, they don’t shed excessively unlike some breeds. Of a fact, some Peekapoo don’t shed at all. That is why they are the ideal breed for people suffering from allergies and asthma.
What is a Peekapoo’s life expectancy?
The life expectancy of a Peekapoo is 15 years.
Are my children safe around a Peekaboo?
Although this breed can be very playful around kids and other animals, it is important that you lecture your children on how far they can go when playing with the Peekapoo because of its tendency to snap easily when provoked.
What are the supplies that my Peekapoo needs asides from dog food?
What you get for your dog is determined by your financial status and what your vet advises, but the following are some of the supplies you can get for you Peekapoo; teething rings (for puppies), dog strollers, dog potty, cooling pads, and dog bike trailers.
Can I be away from my Peekapoo for a long time?
It is not advisable to be away from your Peekapoo for too long as this can bring about separation anxiety and a feeling of restlessness/loneliness.
What diseases/illnesses do Peekapoo suffer from?
One of the health issues they suffer from exhaustion, hence make sure you don’t overwork your breed during exercises. Also, they suffer from Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, Hip Dysplasia, Brachycephalic airway syndrome, Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, and Progressive retinal atrophy.
What is the size of the average Peekapoo?
The average size of the Peekapoo ranges from 9 to 11 inches in height and about 4 to 20 pounds in weight.
How do I feed my Peekapoo?
You should feed your breed with a daily amount of 2 to 4 cups of dry dog food, which should be split into two meals; morning and night.