Chinese shar pei – dog with “skin of sand”

Shar pei dog isn’t just an unusual and funny looking dog with a wrinkled skin, it’s a true hero who fearlessly survived middle-age Chinese wars, hunger and communist repressions during the 40-th of the last century.

Several times the breed has almost disappeared, but due to the breeders efforts it was brought back to life and became surprisingly popular.

Shar pei dog is clever, calm and loyal. As it is peculiar to real Asians these dogs like order, discipline and they are used to control their emotions.

They are tender and attentive to their owners and mindlessly brave when it comes to protection of their home and loved ones.

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