Shar Pei

Breed: Shar Pei

Family (group): Utility dog

Nationality: Chinese

Weight (kg): 16 - 20
Size (cm): 45 - 51
Hair type: short

Color Standards: Cream, fawn, mahogany and black.

Origin and History: The Shar Pei was born from the union of a Mastiff and a Spitz-type dog in southern China. They were used as a fighting dog.

Personality: Great facet of adaptation, they’re peaceful and affectionate and are very protective towards the children. It can sometimes be aggressive.

Known health problem: High cases of skin diseases.

Note: It is not recommended for novice owners. They’re aggressive on occasion, but in good hands, they calm down and becomes a nice companion.