Jan 20, 2010

Wrinkle Dogs

While Mom 'Bean (fur newbies here that don't know, that's my hooman bean) was out at Toastmasters, I sneaked onto her computer and was "surfin' the net" just fur the fun of it. I came across a very odd type of dog, all full of wrinkles.

Wikipedia said: The Shar Pei, or Chinese Shar-Pei, is a breed of dog known for its distinctive features of deep wrinkles and a blue-black tongue. The breed comes from China. The name (沙皮, pinyin: shā pí; English name probably derived from British spelling of the Cantonese equivalent, sā pèih) translates to "sand skin" and refers to the texture of its short, rough coat. As puppies, Shar Pei have numerous wrinkles, but as they mature, these wrinkles disappear as they "grow into their skin". Shar Pei were once named as one of the world's rarest dog breeds by Time magazine and the Guinness Book of World Records, and the American Kennel Club did not recognize the breed until 1991.

I say, they need anti wrinkle cream.

Hmmm, they are kinda cute you know. Maybe I should see if Mom will let me have one!

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