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Questions & Answers about  SHARPEI.

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It is better a “horse coat” Shar-pei or a “brush coat” one?E’ meglio uno shar-pei pelo raso (horse coat) o un pelo lungo (brush coat)?

The choice is really subjective. Usually, when in a litter you have both of the types, the buyer will pick the horse coat one because it has more wrinkles and so it is more eye-catching. On the contrary, it is useful to explain that when the Shar-pei becomes adult the horse coat is more slender …

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What is an appropriate diet for the Shar pei? Cosa deve mangiare lo shar-pei ?

What is an appropriate diet for the Shar pei? To have a healthy Shar-pei it is highly suggested to feed it only with dry food. Dry dog food – of high quality, for medium size. It is a complete food, well balanced, with right protein and carbohydrate content, etc. If a Shar-pei comes from a …

Which are the admitted Shar-pei coat colours?Qual è il colore dello Shar-pei ?

Actually, are admitted some primary colours like fawn and black but also all their dilutions starting from chocolate to cream or lilac and blue. It is the reliable breeder’s selection what is important, because underlying is the breeding standard and not the colour. Please note that the Shar-pei must have a self coloured coat without …

Will adult Shar Pei stay wrinkled like Shar Pei puppies?Lo shar-pei rimarrà rugoso da adulto ?

No. Shar Pei puppies grow into their wrinkles. Adult Shar Pei tends to retain wrinkle on the forehead, neck, shoulders and rump. Some adult Shar Pei have more wrinkles than others, and usually the horse coat Shar Pei has fewer wrinkles than the brush coat Shar Pei as an adult. And, in my opinion, a …

Must you frequently clean the Shar-pei folds? E’ vero che bisogna pulire le pieghe dello shar-pei ?

No. Shar-Pei does not require any special treatment when bathing. Like any other breed, you must thoroughly rinse the shampoo from the coat and wrinkles. Although Shar-Pei hate water, they are easily trained to stand for a bath. Because they are fastidiously clean, they greatly appreciate how they feel after a bath. A good dog …

Is the Shar-pei a delicate dog?Lo shar-pei è un cane delicato ?

The Shar-pei, like other breeds, has its weak points, particularly with regard to its feeding. But a good breeder will explain you how to proceed in case of problems. Come tutte le razze anche lo Shar-pei ha i suoi punti deboli. E’ un cane che va seguito soprattutto nell’alimentazione. Un buon allevatore spiegherà all’acquirente come …

Can a Shar-pei be a guard dog?Può essere lo shar-pei un cane da guardia ?

The Shar-pei can be a good guard dog but it only gives warning with its bark, because it is a good -tempered dog. A Shar-pei doesn’t attack a person, barks eventually growls . . . and then it wags its tail and starts licking.Lo Shar-pei può essere un cane da guardia ma avvisa solo, non …

Are Shar Pei good with children?Lo shar-pei è adatto ai bambini ?

Yes. When raised from puppy hood with children and other pets, Shar Pei are loving and devoted family members. Socialization for Shar Pei puppies is very important. Puppy kindergarten and beginning obedience will socialize your puppy with other dogs, people and unfamiliar surroundings. We have to consider that the Shar-pei is a very peaceable, calm …

Can a Shar-pei remain home alone for a long time?Lo shar-pei può stare da solo parecchie ore ?

E’ un cane morboso nei propri affetti per cui non si consiglia di lasciarlo solo per lunghe giornate, potrebbe anche cambiare carattere e diventare proprietario del suo territorio. Come tutti i cani lo shar.pei ha bisogno di movimento soprattutto per sporcare. It is not advisable to leave a Shar-pei alone for a long time because …