Ori Pei

Breed Rating

family friendly:
Dog friendly:
Watch/guard dog:
Affection / Dependance:
Exercise needed:
Space needed:
Tendency to bark:
Grooming Requirements:
Tendency to bark:
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Breed Attributes


Breed group:     Type: Hybrid    Talent: ,


Size: Small     Weight: 15-30 lbs     Fur length: Short    Ears: Flappy    Fur type: Straight    Fur Color: Black, Black & White, Brown & White, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Gray / Salt & Pepper, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream


Life Expectancy: About 12-15 years    Rarity: Uncommon    Availability: Hard to find    Climate: Not good for warm climate.

Breed Details


The Ori Pei breed is a hybrid or designer breed dog. Developed from half Pug and half Chinese Shar Pei breeds. These dogs are very smart in nature that they are very easy to train. With that said, housebreaking should be a walk in the park. They do well in apartment life. They are also great with children of all ages making them perfect for families.


The Ori Peis are known to come in a variety of colors. This includes black, brown, grey, white and sometimes in particolor.


The coat of this breed is about half inch long with an undercoat that is very soft to the touch. Regular brushing should be able to keep it good-looking.


The Ori Peis are very friendly that can easily be loved by the whole family. They get along great with children which makes them wonderful family dogs. As very smart dogs and eager to please their humans, they are highly trainable and housebreaking should be the least of your problem. They are well mannered and protective of their family and property.


These dogs are pretty easy to groom. Bathing should only be done whenever necessary. The wrinkles and creases on the Ori Pei's face should be kept clean everyday as the dirt can cause acne for the dog's face. During the warmer season, try to schedule the walk during the cooler hours of the day. This dog do not cope well in the heat.


The breed is intelligent in nature making them highly trainable. Also they are easy to housebreak. Training should be firm and consistent. Their training should be given with variety as these dogs tend to get bored easily.


The Ori Peis need their daily exercise which should include walks. Make sure that the walks would emphasize that they are pack members and should not lead the walking. Be careful not to over exercise them though. They are great for apartment or small space living since they can be active indoors.

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