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  1. Arti says:

    com. Whether you have a show dog or a companion quality dog, the same basic care is given regarding nutrition, socialization, and hygiene. If you suffer from allergies, it’s recommended to spend a few time around the breed before bringing a Shar Pei into your home. In most cases of thumb, Chinese Shar Pei’s do not shed year around, but they do shed seasonally.  This is a brachycephalic breed.  Entropion, where the eyelids roll in, is a major concern.  The Shar Pei does manifest Brachycephalic Airway Obstruction Syndrome that is composed of a number of anatomical abnormalities.  it’s always quite helpful if your breeder can help mentor you to lead you in the right direction upon entering the wonderful world of dog shows.  A great place to start is with the national breed club like the Chinese Shar Pei Club of America, Inc, www.  If it’s not treated, a cornel ulceration can occur which can lead to blindness. Eyes are another major issue in this breed. cspca.  The difference is the conditioning of the dog and conformation training. Like all pure breed dogs, the Shar Pei has its fair share of health issues.

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