Chinese Shar-Pei Information

Chinese Shar-PeiTalk about a unique looking dog. The Chinese Shar-Pei has many distinguishing features. Wrinkly, loose skin all over his body. Small eyes sunken in his head. Tiny triangular ears. A blue tongue. A scowling expression. A high, curled-up tail. It doesn’t get much more unique than this.

The Shar-Pei dates back to at least 200 B.C. during the Han Dynasty in China. Today, the breed is a calm, loyal dog who is devoted to his loved ones but standoff-ish to strangers. Quick and eager to learn, the Shar-Pei does well with training, which is very important for an independent breed like this.

Breed Stats

Average Size

chihuahua silouette
great dane silouette

Height: 1ft 6in - 1ft 8in     Weight: 45-60lbs
Lifespan: 8 - 10 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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