Chinese Shar Pei Puppy Dog Breed & Race Information

The noble looking Chinese Shar Pei dog has a heavily wrinkled skin, even more so when they are pups. When the Chinese Shar Pei Dogs are adults their wrinkles concentrate on the head and neck. Their bodies are broad and their limbs are solid. Even though their origins are not very clear, it is thought this Chinese breed's history started with the Han dynasty. In the regions of the south of Korea the Chinese Shar Pei was a warden of the temples, houses and herds, and also hunted wild boars and mongoose. They were about to disappear with communism, during this period they were considered shallow and decadent. A merchant of Hong Kong, Matgo Law, rescued the last Shar Pei dogs in southeast Asia and fought for this breed in 1973. Shar Pei dogs arrived in Europe in the 80's.

Character of the Chinese Sharp Pei Puppy: This dog is very faithful, and very close to his owner, although it is not likely of him to be very affectionate. Shar Pei's are indoor dogs, and tend to be a bit lazy. Although they like and protect children, they are definitely not very playful. They don't like being lonely.

Taming must be done early, but never too roughly. It is important to let him develop relations with other dogs, so he doesn't grow too dominant.

Characteristics Chinese Shar Pei Puppy

  • Size: 40-45 cm
  • Weight: 17-24 kg
  • Color: Black, blue, brown, beige or cream.
  • Hair: The name means "Sand Coated Dog", because the hair is similar to sand, both in color and texture. It is short, and a bit thick.

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