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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Animal lovers can explore the Pet Expo at Barkapalooza, for a $20 donation fee, where a wide variety of pet-focused vendors such as The Happy Dog Barkery, Bow Wow Tique, Pampered Pooch Couture, and more will be featured along with breed specific rescue groups of all sorts from Shih Tzus to Shar Peis and many others.
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