- Activity Level: high
- Grooming Level: low
- Trainability: moderate
- Adaptability: moderate
- Kid/Pet Friendly: sometimes
- Average Size: Medium
- Average Lifespan: 9-11 years
- Prey Drive: low
- Watchdog: aware
- Registered?: aca, akc
Shar Pei Breed Profile
Shoulder height: 18-20 inches. Weight: 40-55 pounds.
The Shar Pei has a short, straight, and bristly coat. They do not have an undercoat on loose skin.
The Shar-Pei can be described as highly intelligent, independent, and devoted to their family.
Shar-Peis are great with children and do well with other pets.
The grooming level of the Shar-Pei is considered to be low or minimal.
They have strong personalities, can be stubborn, and require a firm hand in training.
The Shar-Pei needs considerable exercise.