Though the Chinese Shar-Pei is the 134th breed recognized by the American Kennel Club, the dog 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. See below for complete list of Chinese Shar-Pei characteristics! Chinese Shar-Pei Dog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics & Facts – DogtimeInitiate Gallery Additional articles you will be interested in: Adoption
Dog Names
Bringing Home Your Dog
Help with Training Puppies
Housetraining Puppies
Feeding a Puppy
Dog games
Teaching your dog tricks
How to take pictures of your dog

Watch and learn about Chinese Shar-Pei dog's key characteristics:

                                                                        
Key Vitals of Chinese Shar-Pei Dog
NameDog Breed GroupHeight Weight Life Span
Chinese Shar-PeiWorking Dogs1 foot, 6 inches to 1 foot, 8 inches 40 to 55 pounds 8 to 12 years