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« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2010, 01:23:05 pm »

Famous Pekes
Bambi, pet of Miss Marjory Warner, upon whom James Herriot based his characters Mrs. Pumphrey and Tricki Woo
Chu-Chu from The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan
Fifi the Peke, the girlfriend of Pluto, Mickey Mouse's pet.
Buster, Pet of Chinese folk historian Onoj Ewalg
Manchu, pet of Theodore Roosevelt's daughter, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth.
Winnie/Wednesday, pet of Bridget Marquardt, Hugh Hefner's girlfriend, as seen on E!'s The Girls Next Door.
Sun Yat owned by Henry Sleeper Harper - Harper Brothers Publishing - was a survivor on the RMS Titanic.
Penelope, pet of Philadelphia composer Joseph Hallman
The three pekes from Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat
Harm, the black peke from the Barker and Llewelyn Victorian mystery series by Will Thomas
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« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2010, 01:23:19 pm »

See also
Foo Dog, dog breeds originating in China that resemble Chinese guardian lions and hence are also called Foo or Fu Dogs or Lion Dogs.
[edit] References
^ "Keegan's Puppies - Pekingese Breed Traits and Characteristics"
^ "The Times, 'Kennel Club changes breeding rules to end cruelty', October 2008"
^ Ostrander, Elaine A. (September-October 2007). "Genetics and the Shape of Dogs; Studying the new sequence of the canine genome shows how tiny genetic changes can create enormous variation within a single species". American Scientist (online). www.americanscientist.org. pp. also see chart page 4. http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/feature/2007/5/genetics-and-the-shape-of-dogs. Retrieved 09/22 2008. 
^ Key, John. "Pearlstone Pekingese". History. Shankhill, Dublin, Ireland: Pearlstone Kennel. http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Pekingese&action=edit&section=7. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
^ "Pearlstone Pekingese History". Shankhill, Dublin, Ireland. April 2000. http://www.iol.ie/~johky/Pearlhis1.html. Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
^ Hubbard, Clifford LB. Dogs In Britain, A Description of All Native Breeds and Most Foreign Breeds in Britain. Macmillan Books, 1948
^ Chinese Symbolism and Art Motifs, by Charles Alfred Speed Williams, Tuttle, Publisher, 1974, ISBN 0-8048-3704-X
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« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2010, 01:24:23 pm »

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pekingese

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Pekingese
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