Pekingese - ancient breed of toy dog, originating in China. Received its name from the ancient city of Peking, now called Beijing. For centuries, these dogs could be owned only by members of the Chinese Imperial Palace./ I miss my camie):
Dog Fact: Pekingese and Japanese Chins were so important in the ancient Far East that they had their own servants and were carried around trade routes as gifts for kings and emperors. Pekingese were even worshipped in the temples of China for centuries.