The Peke-A-Pap is a mixed/hybrid cross dog, between a Papillon and a Pekingese. The hybrid is a smart, lively, loyal and protective dog that make a great family pet. The breed’s predecessors are ancient toy dogs.
The history of the breed is quite obscure. The breed’s country of origin is unknown, but most likely the breed originated in the U.S.A. Conversely, the Pekingese Breed is a native of Western China while the Papillon Breed originated from Western Europe.
The Peke-A-Pap is a small dog that usually inherits the ears of the Papillion parent and the face and nose of the Pekingese. Peke-A-Paps can come in a variety of colors, but Black & White, White / Cream, and Brown & White are the most common colors. These dogs also tend to have a long and straight coat that needs daily combing and brushing.
The Peke-A-Pap is usually eager to learn and intelligent. It’s also loyal and protective in nature. The breed is quite aggressive towards other dogs and can be snappy with younger children. The breed also has a primal instinct to walk and sniff around. With early socialization and proper exercise and training, Peke-A-Paps are balanced and happy pets.
Currently, there are no Peke-A-Pap-specific health issues on record. However, as a mixed breed, the Peke-A-Pap can inherit it’s predecessor’s health problems.
The Papillon Breed is a healthy toy breed with a minor risk of developing Dental Health Issues, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Inherited Liver Disorders, Patellar Luxation, and Anesthesia.
As for the Pekingese, this toy breed has a genetic risk of developing eye health issues, breathing problems, back problems and skin and food allergies.