Breed Standards for the Chinese Shar-Pei
Compact and square, with a head slightly large for its body
Abundant dewlap and folds of loose skin around neck; Blue-black tongue and mouth; Small, sunken, almond-shaped eyes; Large head framed with profuse wrindkles; Small, high-set, triangular ears lying flat
Any solid color including sable
Weight: 45 – 60 lb; Height: 18-20”
Can be either brush (not to exceed 1 inch) or horse (very short) types. It is extremely harsh, straight, and stand off the body.
Free with good reach and drive
Self-assured, serious, independent, stubborn, and very much self-possessed