Intelligent, independent, and alert dogs with a reputation of being loyal to the family.
Chinese Shar-Pei are moderately active dogs.
Independent spirit but responds well to a reward-based approach to training involving treats or favorite toys.
The Chinese Shar-Pei was originally bred for various purposes including the guarding of people and/or property. Individual members of this breed will benefit from firm and dedicated training to temper this guarding tendency, and thus help to maintain safety as a household companion.