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Chinese Shar-Pei
The Shar-Pei is one of America's most popular and beloved Chinese imports.
Height: 18 to 20 inches at shoulder
Weight: 40 to 55 pounds
Coat: bristly and thick
Life span: 8 to 12 years
Breed Group: Working Dogs
Though the Chinese Shar-Pei is the 134th breed recognized by the American Kennel Club, the breed has been around for hundreds of years. He was developed to guard, hunt, herd, and later, fight, and is known for his characteristic short, bristly coat, loose, wrinkled skin, and devotion to his family. Today, the Shar-Pei mostly enjoys life as a beloved companion.
Chinese Shar-Pei profile on DogTime.com
General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
  
  
  
  
  
Drooling potential
  
  
  
  
  
Ease at being home alone
  
  
  
  
  
Ease of training
  
  
  
  
  
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Predatory tendencies
  
  
  
  
  
Tendency to bark or howl
  
  
  
  
  
Vigor
  
  
  
  
  
Watchdog ability
  
  
  
  
  
Affectionate with family
  
  
  
  
  
Compatible with kids
  
  
  
  
  
Easy to groom
  
  
  
  
  
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Good for novice owners