The Chinese Shar-pei is a hunting dog and watch dog. The breed is native to China.
Appearance & Grooming
The Chinese Shar-Pei is a medium-sized dog with a wrinkled body. The breed has a rough and short coat in apricot, black, blue, cream, red, brown, and fawn. The Chinese Shar-Pei sheds regularly and requires regular brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
The Chinese Shar-Pei is known for its independent, loving, loyal, calm, and affectionate character. They tend to play well with older children. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with younger children and other dogs.
The Chinese Shar-Pei has a moderate activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. For optimal health, the Chinese Shar-Pei should be carefully monitored for calorie consumption and avoid foods containing cooked bones and high fat contents.
The Chinese Shar-Pei is an intelligent and stubborn dog. A combination of consistency, dedication, and positive reinforcement is an effective way to train this breed. Early socialization and obedience training are also recommended.