The Shar Pei (Cantonese: shā pèih or Mandarin: 沙皮 shā pí) is a dog breed from southern China. Traditionally kept for dog fighting, the Shar Pei was driven to the point of extinction in the 20th century, the breed is known in the West for its deep wrinkles, whilst a traditional less wrinkled form is maintained in Hong Kong.
Also known as
This breed is also called Bone Mouth, Bone-Mouth, Chinese Shar Pei, Chinese Shar-Pei, Shar Pei, Shar-Pei, Sharpay as well as Wrinkle Dog.
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