When we think of wrinkly dog breeds, we immediately think of the Shar-Pei. But this is not the only breed with strange-looking yet lovable wrinkles. Today we will introduce you to some breeds that may surprise you.
Dog lovers simply adore wrinkled dogs all thanks to their peculiarly cute features. Having said that, there are several dog breeds that have curiously charming folds. Just bear in mind that a wrinkled dog needs more care than a dog with normal skin and coat.
Probably the most famous wrinkled dog breed is the Shar-Pei. This is not a questionable trend breed, but a very old guard dog from China. Seventy years ago, the Shar-Pei was considered almost extinct. Today the breed has another problem: Wrinkles.
Why does a Shar-Pei have so many wrinkles?
As a matter of fact, there is a scientific reason behind the Shar-Pei crinkles. It turns out that the excess wrinkles are due to a genetic skin disorder. Despite of that, the Shar Pei is considered as one of the rarest breeds in the world and thus captured the hearts of many dog owners. Although with age, the Shar-Pei seems to have fewer wrinkles, but nevertheless it never loses its unique charm. After all, he has the most wrinkles of all breeds!
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