- WEIGHT: 60 to 65 lbs
- HEIGHT: 22 to 26 inches
- COLOR(S): Dark brown to reddish brown, with black-tipped hairs. Black ears and mask
- BREED GROUP: Herding
Chinese Foo Dog
WEIGHT: 10 to 51 lbs
HEIGHT: 10 to 18 inches
COLOR(S): Black, Black and tan, blue, blue and brown, reddish brown, red, orange, and cream and sable.
Chinese Foos are bold and energetic, alert and courageous. They are unafraid of strangers, and will defend their master's possessions. They are loving, hardy, strong and independent. They learn quickly, and love to guard and alert their owners of intruders. They are good with children and quite friendly. Chinese Foo Dogs are a dignified breed.
The coat of the Chinese Shar-Pei is not very high maintenance, however it should be brushed to remove loose or dead hair occasionally. A rubber brush should suffice. The ears should be cleaned regularly as well as under the folds of skin.
No significant health problems associated with this breed.
If given proper exercise, this breed can do okay without a yard. An average sized yard is suggested, but is not required. This breed loves walks with his owner however due to the folds of skin, which can make him overheat, fresh water should always be provided.
The Chinese Shar-Pei can be stubborn at times, making him somewhat hard to handle when it comes to training. However, he is very willing to please and is intelligent. Firm handling should be practiced with this breed.
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