Pekalier Breed Information & Characteristics


Are Pekaliers Hypoallergenic?

Unfortunately, the Pekalier is not hypoallergenic, making it not a good choice for a dog lover who suffers from pet allergies.


What is a Pekalier personality? What are Pekalier dogs best known for?

No tendency towards nervousness

Shedding Level

Are Pekaliers heavy shedders? How Much Does a Pekalier Shed?

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Pekalier dogs are heavy shedders, they will lose a significant amount of hair each year. To decrease the amount of shedding, you can regularly brush your Pekalier. This will remove loose hair and keep his coat growing in the same direction.

Watchdog Ability

What is the watchdog ability of a Pekalier dog?

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The Pekalier dogs are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, this breed will alert their owner.


Where do Pekaliers come from?

United States


What are Pekaliers descended from?

Pekingese, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Breed recognition

What organizations or kennel clubs recognize/register the Pekalier breed?

ACHC = American Canine Hybrid Club
DBR = Designer Breed Registry
DDKC = Designer Dogs Kennel Club
DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.
IDCR = International Designer Canine Registry®

Date of Birth

When were Pekaliers first bred? How old is the Pekalier breed?


Eye Color Possibilites

What color are Pekalier eyes?


Nose Color Possibilites

What color can Pekalier nose be naturally?


Coat Color Possibilites

What color can Pekalier coat be naturally?


Coat Length

How long is a Pekaliers coat?

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The coat of a Pekalier falls in the medium length category.

Coat Density

How Dense Is The Pekalier Coat?

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Coat Texture

What is the texture of the hair of a Pekalier?


Litter Size

How many puppies can a Pekalier have in a litter? How many puppies can a Pekalier have in her first litter?

A Pekalier can have a litter of 3-5 puppies on average. However, it's worth noting that the size of the litters can vary greatly. Factors that can influence litter size include the health of the mother, breeding history, and genetics.


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Pekaliers are known for their adaptability and versatility, they are capable of adapting well to a wide range of lifestyle changes and living environments. They are a highly adaptable breed, and make great companions for families and individuals of all lifestyles.

Health Issues

Do Pekaliers have a lot of health problems?

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The Pekalier is generally considered to be healthy. However, like all breeds, they are susceptible to certain health issues and it is important to keep an eye out for them and address them with your veterinarian as needed.

Major Concerns

What are the major health concerns to be aware of when owning a Pekalier?

Patellar Luxation
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Hip Dysplasia
Mitral Valve Disease
Brachycephalic Syndrome
Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
Episodic Falling
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)

Minor Concerns

What are the less significant issues to keep in mind when it comes to Pekaliers?

Skin Fold Dermatitis

Occasional Tests

What are the occasional tests recommended for Pekalier breed?

Full Body Examination


Do Pekaliers have a lot of energy?

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For those who lead a balanced lifestyle, Pekaliers may be a good choice as they have an average energy level.

Social Needs

Do Pekaliers need socialization? How social are Pekaliers?

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Pekalier have above average social needs compared to other breeds.They thrive in environments where they have a lot of interaction with humans and other dogs.

Exercise Needed

How much exercise should Pekaliers get?

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The Pekaliers a breed that requires only a small amount of physical activity to maintain a healthy lifestyle. These breeds are ideal for people with busy lifestyles, elderly people or those who have limited mobility. They also make great pets for those who live in small apartments or have limited outdoor space.

Sleeping Need

How much sleep should a Pekalier have? Do Pekaliers sleep a lot?

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The Pekalier breed is known for their relaxed and calm nature and tendency to sleep for long periods of time.

Tendency to Bark

How much does it bark?

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Pekaliers tend to bark moderately, they bark when necessary, such as to alert their owner or to communicate something. They may also bark due to certain triggers like fear, alarm, boredom, greeting, separation anxiety and compulsive barking.


Are Pekaliers mouthy?

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Roaming urge

What is the likelihood of a Pekalier running away? Do they have a tendency to explore or wander frequently?

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Prey Drive

Do Pekalier dogs have a high prey drive?

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Past times

What do Pekaliers enjoy doing? How do I keep my Pekalier busy?

Fetch, Walk, Run, Cuddling, People watching, Sleeping, Spa day, Play, Tug-of-war, Speak, Road trip, Shake, Tricks, Walking, Playdate

Activity Level

What is the energy level of a Pekalier? How much energy does a Pekalier have?

Pekaliers are low-energy dogs. This breed make a great companion for a relatively inactive person. Pekalier dogs require a few short daily walks, and then they're happy snuggling next to you for the rest of the day.

Tolerance of being left alone

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Walks per Week

How far should a Pekalier walk each week? How many miles should a Pekalier walk every week?

There's really no limit to how far you walk your dog as long as they're comfortable. For Pekalier, it's at least 5 miles / week. Just remember to build distance and stamina gradually over time.

Activity per Day

How much a Pekalier should exercise a day? How much activity does a Pekalier need?

In general most Pekaliers usually need at least 30 minutes of exercise daily. This can be spread across the day and include all sorts of high-energy activities, like walking, running and playing.


What level of grooming should be provided for a Pekalier?

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The Pekalier is a breed of dog that requires a significant amount of grooming. They will also require regular trims, and a professional groomer's help is often necessary to keep their coat in good condition. They may also need regular baths to maintain their coat and skin.

Brushing Frequency

How often should you brush a Pekalier?

Ideally, Pekalier should be brushed at least 2 or 3 times a week (preferably daily) improve shedding.

Brushing Tools

What are the most commonly used brushing tools for Pekaliers?

Pin Brush
Nail Clipper


How many cups of food does a Pekalier eat?

For an average 12-18 pound (5 - 8 kg) Pekalier feed 1 cups daily. But, keep in mind, the amount you feed is going to be dependent on the quality of the food you are feeding.

Daily Cost

How Much Does a Pekalier Cost Daily?

The average cost of a Pekalier is somewhere $1.30 - $1.40 per day.

Monthly Cost

How Much Does a Pekalier Cost Per Month?

The average per month expenses of a Pekalier is between $35 - $42. This makes an average of $420 - $504 per year. It will be on the higher side when the dog is still small because it will need more frequent visits to the vet, shots.


How intelligent is a Pekalier?

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The Pekalier have below the average degree of obedience intelligence among other breeds. However, calling them “dumb dogs” is unfair. Where Pekaliers lack in obedience & working intelligence, they make up for it with their keen ability to understand human emotions.

Sensitivity Level

How sensitive is a Pekalier dog?

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This dog breed is more sensitive than others and easily overwhelmed by new surroundings and people. They need gentle handling and a calm, stable home environment with positive reinforcement training.

Affection Dependance

Are Pekalier dogs affectionate?

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Apartment Friendly

Do Pekalier do well in apartments? Are Pekaliers good indoor dogs?

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Pekaliers are known for being excellent apartment dogs. They are fairly active indoors and will do okay without a yard.

Child Friendly

Are Pekaliers good with kids? Are Pekaliers good around children?

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Pekaliers are average friendly dogs towards children.


Are Pekaliers good for elderly?

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Cat Friendly

Are Pekaliers good with cats? How friendly Pekaliers are toward cats?

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Pekaliers are one of the best dogs for cats. They're accept cats readily as part of the family. However, this dog breed should be trained to not chase after the kitty early on

Dog Friendly

Do Pekalier dogs get along with other dogs? Are Pekaliers OK with other dogs?

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Pekaliers are friendly, active and loyal companions. They generally love to be around other dogs, making them a good family pet for some,

Pet friendly

How do Pekalier dogs interact with other pets? Are they considered pet-friendly?

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Stranger Friendly

Are Pekaliers friendly with strangers?

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Pekaliers are friendly dogs and won't commonly bark at strangers. However, if you wish to change this, training them is easy. With their intelligence, teaching this breed to do anything is pretty simple.


Do Pekaliers like to play? Are Pekaliers playful?

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Pekaliers are not the most playful dog breed.


Are Pekalier easily trained?

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Pekalier dogs are known for their ease of training and ability to learn quickly, making them a popular choice for pet owners and trainers alike.