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14 Adorable Facts About The Shar-Pei

The Shar-Pei is a lovely breed with an unusual appearance. 😊They`re well-known but there are some more facts about them. Let`s see. πŸ’•πŸŒΊ

#1 Trainers note that they should be trained and socialized at a young age. Because it can be independent and stubborn, a Shar-Pei can be a poor choice for a novice dog owner.πŸ˜―πŸ€”

#2 During the Communist Revolution, the Shar-Pei population was decimated, because dogs were seen as a luxury and communists slaughtered many of the traditional Chinese breeds. 😯

#3 At the brink of extinction, the dogs were rescued by a Hong Kong businessman name Matgo Law who appealed to American readers in a 1973 edition of Life magazine. Around 200 Shar-Peis were then smuggled into America.πŸ€—πŸ‘

#4 Because a Shar-Pei has such a short nose, it are prone to overheating. Their short noses also make them prone to snoring, wheezing, and being a rather loud running partner.πŸ€—

#5 Overbreeding of the Shar-Pei has led to several diseases, including eye diseases, allergies (especially to soybeans), skin irritations, and hypothyroidism.😭πŸ˜₯

#6 Shar-Peis currently rank as the 50th most popular dog in the United States.πŸ˜ŽπŸ˜„

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