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15 Wrinkly Facts Which Prove You are The Right Person for The Shar-Pei

Is that a dog or a pile of towels? This melty-looking pup is certainly one of a kind, and has an interesting history to match.

#1 The name “Shar-Pei” actually means “rough, sandy coat”, in reference to the texture of its fur

#2 Shar-Pei is independent, reserved and often suspicious of strangers

#3 Their tongue is unique

#4 It is an excellent companion dog

#5 They will steal your heart

#6 The extra skin would act as a buffer from bites from other dogs, protecting vital organs