Why are Shar Peis a good guard dog?

Why are Shar Peis a good guard dog?

Shar-Peis were originally bred to work as guard dogs, so they have strong protective instincts. They are naturally suspicious of strangers, and will need to be trained to distinguish between friend and foe. The same instincts that make Shar-Peis a great guard dog can get them into trouble elsewhere.

Do you have to be afraid of Shar Peis?

Shar-Peis shed none to minimal. Having a puppy from this breed you don’t have to be afraid of your couch or car covered by dog hair. Shar-Pei dogs could be the best choice if you don’t tolerate dog hair. What kind of personality does the Shar-Pei have?

Is it safe to walk a Shar Pei dog?

Shar-Peis were once bred to guard farms from predators, so they can sometimes be aggressive towards other animals. When you walk your Shar-Pei, it is advisable to keep them leashed in case they meet another dog who seems threatening. At home, Shar-Peis are known to be fairly docile.

What kind of work does a Shar Pei do?

Shar-peis were initially used to work on farms. These versatile dogs were used as all-around working dogs responsible for hunting wild boars, guarding livestock and herding.

Is the Shar Pei a good guard dog?

A Shar Pei will undoubtedly protect their owner if the owner has earned the love, respect, and trust of this dog. This breed is independent and alert, and they often make excellent guard dogs. Many are kept for this very reason and purpose.

What does a Shar Pei do for a job?

While all those wrinkles may make it look cute and cuddly, the Shar-Pei is a serious family protection dog. They were bred to be the all-round farm dog, running the parameters of the property as a watch dog as well as protecting flocks and killing vermin.

Are there any Shar Peis left in the world?

Then in the early 1950s they began to round up and exterminate pet dogs as well as strays! In the late 1970’s the Shar Pei was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the ‘world’s rarest dog’. It was estimated that very few of these dogs were still alive in China and there were only around 30 living in the USA and Canada.

What kind of personality does a Chinese Shar Pei have?

Chinese Shar-Pei information including personality, history, grooming, pictures, videos, and the AKC breed standard. This fascinating but challenging breed of ancient pedigree is steadfastly loyal to family, but standoffish with strangers. The Chinese Shar-Pei has physical characteristics that make him a one-of-a-kind companion and guardian dog.