Posts with tag Chinese Shar-Pei


Project Shar-Pei

When it comes to television viewing, I must admit to a few indulgences. The Weather Channel’s “Storm Stories” and “Full Force Nature” always get my attention. I enjoy watching the History Channel’s “Ice Road Truckers” and the Smithsonian Channel’s “Aerial America” too. I find these shows interesting, I think, because of their emphasis on two… read more


Breeder Buzzwords – The Chinese Shar-Pei

DNA analysis indicates that the Shar-Pei is one of the world’s most ancient dog breeds. Apparently a few thousand years is enough time for the distinguishing characteristics of this Chinese original to become firmly established. Originating in the Guangdong province of Southern China, the breed became known to most Westerners through a 1979 cover photo… read more