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Breed Details

Chinese Shar-Pei

Chinese Shar-Pei

Known in Southern China since the Han dynasty (around 200 BCE), Chinese Char-Peis may have once served as fighting dogs. Today, their adorable, wrinkly faces and well-behaved, loving temperaments make them excellent pets.

Males and females are 18 to 20 inches at he withers. They have square, balanced body with flexible, compact motion.

Breed Standards

Size: Males and Females 18 to 20 inches.
Appearance: Square, balanced body with flexible, compact motion.
Coat: Straight, harsh, short coat with loose skin. Any solid color with or without darker shading on the back and ears.
Tail: High-set, thick, tapered, curled and resting on the back.

DNA Parentage Test
Canine Coat and Nose Color Test
Canadian Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
Chinese Shar-Pei Club of Canada
Chinese Shar-Pei Club of America