Things You Need to Know About Bear Coat Shar Pei Dog Breed

The Bear Coat Shar Pei has been thrust into mainstream attention thanks to its unique and rare coat that gives it a teddy bear-like look.

So before making the leap and getting one, there are some things you need to know about the Bear Coat Shar Pei.

What Makes a Bear Coat Shar Pei Special?


The Bear Coat Shar Pei is the third coat type that a Shar Pei can have. They are an incredibly rare variant of the Traditional Chinese Shar Pei, with only a 1 in 4 chance of being born from normal coat parents.

Bear Coat Shar Pei’s Have a Strong Protective Instinct


This breed has incredible hearing and so they make brilliant guardians of the home, by alerting their owners to any potential dangers.

These Teddy Bears Love to be Outdoors


Although they aren’t suited to running, thanks to their breathing problems, Bear Coats love to be outside and going on walks with their owners.

They love to be Mentally Stimulated


They enjoy being busy and if they can be rewarded for it, even better. When they are not mentally stimulated, they can develop behavioral issues and become somewhat destructive.

Diet is Important to Keep Them Healthy


A Bear Coat Shar Pei needs a quality and rich diet as they have pretty sensitive stomachs. Funnily enough, they are also pretty conducive to allergies and so any food that is rice and fish based is preferable.

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