Shar Pei


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Shar Pei

(ʃɑː ˈpeɪ)
n
(Breeds) a compact squarely-built dog of a Chinese breed, with loose wrinkled skin and a harsh bristly coat
[C20: from Chinese shā pí, literally: sand skin]
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Carol and her partner were walking on Crosby Beach on the evening of June 26 last year when Jeffrey was pounced on by two Lurchers and a Shar Pei. The Miniature Wire Haired Dachshund was tossed in the air "like a soft toy" and bitten on the neck and stomach during the two-minute attack.
Shadow the 18-monthold Shar Pei lived through his epic ordeal by licking moisture from sticks and stones - and eating seaweed.
"Obviously, when dogs first arrive, some adjust really quickly, but others take a bit longer and that's when we get Alfie on board to help!" One of the dogs Alfie has been helping recently is Dixie, an eight-year-old Shar Pei.
One of the dogs Alfie has been helping recently is Dixie, an eight-year-old Shar Pei who found himself at Dogs Trust Merseyside after a change in his family's circumstances meant they could no longer spend the time with him that they wanted to.
After going through a difficult period, they've had an amazing boost with the arrival of Hope, a shar pei facing a death sentence with her seven puppies in a Romanian "kill shelter".
Black Shar Pei Bronson, was handed into the police after he was found lost and alone in Paisley town centre on Monday.
BEAR is a three year old, Shar Pei. He came to us as his owner didn't have time to give him the attention he needs.
Bex Warren, 26, was left feeling sick after finding her Shar Pei dog Nero's neck trapped in the snare in Malkin Wood, behind the Beast Market, Holmfirth.
The female Shar Pei type animal was found at the entrance to a footpath on Slip Inn Bank, just off Ladgate Lane, at around 1pm yesterday.
Q: Ralph is a two-year-old male Shar Pei. In the past 18 months he has had treatment against dust mite allergies but his problems only were getting worse.
Shar pei breeder Heather Morris had her dogs DNA tested to discover if they had an eye condition that blights the breed and causes blindness.