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Shar Pei from China. He has always been used temple guard, a hunting and for fighting. Today, they are of course in particular as a companion and show dogs. This breed has existed in the provinces bordering the South China Sea for hundreds of years.
Probably it originated in the province of Kwun Tung Dalak named after the town.

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Shar Pei is a loyal character, his family, they are reserved with strangers, indifferent. He is playful, dominant, mobile, independent and calm. They should be sure to educate and socialize a puppy.

Shar Pei needs a calm, balanced and patient driver. Shar peile suitable for a positive exercise, all of which are bad or violent, he remembers a long time, and thus can become either aggressive or shy. He has good security features a strong hunting instincts, getting along with children is generally good with other dogs but doubtful.

Shar peis are of medium size, height at withers is 44-51 cm. Leather and fur are folded breed peculiarity - the hair is short, bristly and rough.

Shar peis looks type two (even three in China). Types include the original e Meat and Bone Mouth Mouth (incl. Massive head). Also, the fur has two types: the so-called short. Horsecoat and longer called. Brushcoat.

ORIGIN: China.
UTILIZATION: Hunting and watchdog.
group 2
Pinscher and Schnauzer, Molossian and Swiss Cattle Dogs
Section 2.1
Molossian, Mastiff

This Chinese breed has existed in China seaside
in the southern provinces are already hundreds of years ago.
Probably it originated in the province of Kwun Tung
Dalak named after the town.

General appearance:
Medium-sized, lively, compact dog with a square body construction, and a short loin. Peas and
Wrinkles withers, small ears and hippopotamus muzzle give a unique look. Males are larger females.

Shar Pei from the ground to the withers height approximately corresponds to the length of the body from the point of the shoulder buttock, especially in males. The distance from the tip of the nose to the stop corresponds to the distance from the stop to the occiput.


Calm, independent, loyal, affectionate to his family.

Relatively large compared to the body. Wrinkles are forehead and cheeks continuing to form a dewlap.
Cranial region:
Skull: Flat, broad.
Stop: Hardly pronounced.
Nose: Large and wide, preferably black, but can be any color, if it matches with the coat color.
Nostrils wide open.
Muzzle: A distinctive feature of the breed. It is from the root to tip wide no suggestion of tapering.
Lips and top of muzzle well padded. Nahavall in front of the nose is allowed.
Mouth: Tongue, roof of mouth, gums and flews: bluish black. The pink spotted tongue is permissible. Highly undesirable Solid pink tongue. In dilute-colored dogs the tongue is solid lavender.
Jaws / Teeth: Strong jaws with a perfect scissor bite, the upper teeth closely overlapping the lower incisors without losing the jaws and teeth are upright. The lower lip should not be so heavily padded to interfere with the bite.
Eyes: Dark, almond-shaped with a scowling expression. Lighter color permissible in dilute-colored dogs. Function of eyeball or eyelid mobility must not in any way disturbed by surrounding skin, folds or hair. Any references to the eyes, mucous membranes or eyelids are highly undesirable. Free from entropion.
Ears: Very small, rather thick, equilateral triangles in shape. And the vertices are rounded
high on the skull with tips pointing towards eyes.
The ears are above the eye, and far from striking them wide apart and close to skull. Pricked ears highly undesirable.
Medium length, strong, set well on shoulders sitting. The loose skin under the neck should not be excessive.

Adult dogs highly undesirable body Wrinkles, except withers and base of tail
, which show moderate wrinkling.
Topline: Withers slightly behind a stamp, loin slightly rise again.
Back: Short, strong.
The lumbar (loin): Short, wide, slightly rounded.
Croup: Rather flat.
Chest: Broad and deep; brisket reaching the elbow.
Underline: Rises slightly under the loin.

Thick and rounded at root, tapering to a sharp peak direction. Good high-set tail is a characteristic feature of the breed. This can be a high arch or tightly twisted over the back or on one side or the other inverted. Highly undesirable and not the full-length or even the missing tail.

The front legs are straight, moderate length, good bone. Forelegs shows no wrinkling.
Shoulders: Muscular, well laid back.
Pastern: Slightly sloping, strong and flexible.
Muscular, strong, moderately angulated; the legs are perpendicular to the ground, back view parallel to each other. Wrinkles on the upper thighs, lower thighs, rear pasterns as well as the hock joint thickening of the skin.
Hock: Low set.
Moderate size, compact, not splayed toes; toes well knuckled. Rear legs will not be extra toes.

The preferred gait is the trot. The gait is free, balanced, active with good reach and strong drive of the hindquarters. The pace of increase of the feet tends to converge to a center line. The movement of the rigid legs are undesirable.

A distinctive feature of the breed: short, harsh and bristly. The coat is straight and offstanding on the body; but generally flatter on the limbs. Without undercoat. Coat length can vary between 1 to 2.5 cm. In any case, do not be trimmed.

All solid colors acceptable except white. Tail and rear part of thighs frequently of a lighter
stained. Darker shading down the back and on the ears.

Height: 44-51 cm

Weight: 18-25kg

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