Shar Pei

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Shar Pei

a medium-sized, compact dog with distinctive, loose skin that forms many deep wrinkles over the entire body, particularly on the large head. The ears are small and the small eyes are almost hidden in the skin folds. There are two types of coat; one is very short and harsh, the other is slightly longer and brushy. The breed is predisposed to a variety of skin disorders and entropion, all associated with the skin folds, and a familial renal amyloidosis.
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It's understood the Chinese Shar-Pei - a breed known for its wrinkly appearance - was tempted away at around 7.
The remaining most-popular breeds are: Irish setter (58), Chinese crested (44), rottweiler (43), pug (36), Labrador retriever (35), golden retriever (32), Australian shepherd (30), boxer (29), Portuguese water dog (29), Chinese Shar-pei (28).
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But after the Chinese Shar-pei - worth around pounds 1000 - appeared in the Record, calls flooded in from across the country offering a new home.
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Many breeds of Asian origins are also waning in popularity: Chow Chows (-84%), Pekingese (-79%), Akitas (-76%), Lhasa Apso (-75%), Chinese Shar-Pei (-73%) and Shiba Inu (-38%).
I have been involved in pet rescue for more than 20 years and this is one of the largest programs I've ever seen," said Deborah Cooper, Pro Plan Rally to Rescue national spokesperson and chair of the Chinese Shar-Pei Club of America Rescue Organization.
He looks like one of these Chinese Shar-Pei dogs on a bad day.
But the rare Chinese Shar-pei - worth around pounds 1000 - can't stand the kennels and SSPCA officers are now desperately looking for a new home.

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