Dog Breeds - Shar Pei

The Shar Pei is a medium sized Utility breed of dog which originates from China where they were developed as palace guards and then used for herding cattle.

They have a distinctive wrinkled coat when they are puppies whilst some remain like this throughout their adult life (Brush Coat), the horse coat variety appear to grow into their skin as they get older.

  • Group: Utility
  • Size: Medium
  • Exercise: Moderate
  • Grooming: Little
  • Lifespan: 9 - 15 years

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Shar Pei Dogs