Elbow dysplasia commonly results in front-leg lameness in large breeds such as the Golden and Labrador Retriever, English Setter, English Springer Spaniel, Rottweiler, German Shepherd Dog, Bernese Mountain Dog, Chow, Chinese Shar-Pei
Breeds such as the Akita, Afghan Hound and Chinese Shar-Pei
, which have been classed as ancient, are no closer to the first domestic dogs than other breeds due to the effects of lots of cross-breeding, the study found.
FIRE crews saved Macy, a Chinese shar-pei
cross stranded for 24 hours on a ledge after the dog chased a rabbit off the edge of a 120ft cliff in Dover, Kent.
A DOG LOVER says he has been left devastated after his "best mate" - a distinctive Chinese Shar-Pei
- was stolen from outside a supermarket by a man who lured him away with fried chicken scraps.
CHRIS KIRKWOOD has been paying pounds 26 a month for pet insurance since his Chinese Shar-Pei
, Simba, was a pup.
Kevin is also planning to buy another dog, a Chinese Shar-Pei
breed, and call it Tszyu - after Kostya.
A two-year-old Royal Chinese Shar-Pei
, Armani went missing from owner Geraint Jones' home in Club Street, Aberaman, Aberdare.