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Overview of Shar Pei



Shar Pei dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of Shar Pei is longer and smoother . Basic origin of Shar Pei is China. Shar Pei is Easiest to train and Low Shedding Dogs, Shar Pei is commonly Devoted, Reserved, Suspicious, Affectionate, Loving, Independent. All Shar-Pei puppies need early socialization with children, strangers, and other animals. Like other fighting breeds, they can be stubborn, strong-willed and very territorial. Early training can help control these traits before they become problem behaviors. Some people may experience a sensitivity to the harshness of the coat of either length. This is a mild, short-lived rash that can develop on the skin that has been in contact with the coat, most commonly on the forearms.The Shar Pei is often suspicious of strangers, which pertains to their origin as a guard dog. It is a very independent and reserved breed. Nevertheless, the Shar Pei is extremely devoted, loyal and affectionate to its family and is amenable to accepting strangers given time and proper introduction at a young age. If poorly socialized or trained, it can become especially territorial and aggressive. Even friendly and well-socialized individuals will retain the breed's watch dog proclivities (like barking at strangers). It is a largely silent breed, barking only when it is playing or worried. The Shar-Pei were originally bred as palace guards in China. Although Shar-Pei are sometimes stubborn, they are receptive to fair, compassionate
Shar Pei is available in red, red fawn, five-point red, black, black silver sables, black bronze sables, sables, cream, blue, brown, cream dilute, apricot dilute, chocolate, chocolate dilute, lilac, isabelle (silver shading on a dilute-colored dog) Colors.

Height and weight of Shar Pei

Adult Male of Shar Pei is about 55 to 65 lb (25 to 29 kg) and adult female of Shar Pei is about 40 to 55 lb (18 to 25 kg) in Weight.
Height of Shar Pei is commonly 18 to 22 in (46 to 56 cm).

Common Health Issues of Shar Pei


Shar Pei has tendency to suffer from Familial Shar Pei fever (FSF), Amyloidosis, entropion  

Appearance of Shar Pei

Chinese Shar-Pei, is a breed of dog known for its distinctive features of deep wrinkles and a blue-black tongue.Small, triangle ears, and a high-set tail also give the Shar Pei a unique look.

Working Class of Shar Pei

Basically Shar Pei is Hunting dog but is also used as Watch and Companion and Guard dog.

Training of Shar Pei

Shar Pei is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Shar Pei.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Shar Pei should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Shar Pei

Daily exercise for your Shar Pei is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Shar Pei is recommended Tuging,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Shar Pei with children and other pets

Shar-Pei puppies need early socialization with children, strangers, and other animals. Like other fighting breeds, they can be stubborn, strong-willed and very territorial.

Special instructions related to your Shar Pei

The traditional Shar Pei that is most popular in China is more faithful to the history of the breed (taller, less wrinkly, flatter mouth and nose, horse coated). As puppies, they have lots of wrinkles and as they get older, they get fewer wrinkles.

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