The Ori Pei is a hybrid of Pug and Ori Pei. It possesses the laid-back nature and stocky figure of the Shar Pei but small like the Pug. It possesses a lot of qualities that make it a great pet. Discover more about our Ori Pei puppies for sale below!
Ori Pei originated in North America in the 1970s and has since then grown in popularity, it has both the Pug and Shar Pei blood being a crossbreed of both. This short-haired dog with wrinkled fur is born in various colors with tan or black being the most common.
Ori Pei’s temperament is a combination of that of its parents; Pug and Shar Pei. It has the charm and humor from the Pug then stubbornness and assertiveness from the Shar Pei. It possesses a friendly disposition, well-mannered with a fair-tempered nature.
This nature allows the breed gets along well with children, it also loves pleasing its master by learning new tricks. In general, Ori Pei is a dog with a highly intelligent and friendly temperament.
This dog breed is not highly active and would prefer to stay indoors, Ori Pei does not do well with heat and as a result, should be kept indoors most of the time. It makes a wonderful apartment dog and does well in a small backyard. It requires an environment where it will be able to live with a loving and gentle family.
Ori Pei cannot run long distances due to its short nose, taking it on short walks is a great way to exercise its body. Exercise should be kept moderate and when the weather is hot, exercise should be restricted to cooler times of the day. While exercising, the owner needs to watch out for breathing problems or overheating issues due to its short muzzles.
Ori Pei has a short coat and as a result, does not require excessive grooming. Regular baths are needed though and shin folds need regular attention
Our Ori Pei puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country.
The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Ori Pei puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.
A couple of health problems common with Ori Pei include respiratory infection, entropion, cherry eye, giardia, demodectic mange, etc.
Ori Pei is a dog that craves human companionship and as a result, loves to always be around its family, as a result, it does not do well with being left alone for a long period of time.
Although Ori Pei has an independent mind that requires a lot of patience from its trainer, it is easy to train as the dog always aims to please. A lot of praise and enticing rewards can get the training done in no time.
If properly socialized, Ori Pei will blend well with strange faces and dogs, in order to achieve this though, it has to be introduced to a couple of strangers and other dogs which will help build its trust with strange faces.
When fully grown, the Ori Pei can reach a height of between 12 to 15 inches with a weight that ranges from 15 pounds to 30 pounds. Its compact size makes it a good travel companion.
The average life expectancy of the Ori Pei is between 12 to 15 years; however, the dog’s activities should be properly monitored so as to enable it to live a long, healthy and happy life.
Ori Pei possesses an inherent Shar Pei gene which makes it very efficient with respect to protecting its house and its owner. It will notify its owners of suspicious people and activities going on around the house. It does not take the safety of its family lightly.
The only time the Ori Pei will bark loudly when it spots strange faces around its vicinity, this can be curbed early by training the dog to know that people you invite over pose no threat. It is very alert and will bark to notify its owner if any threat is suspected.
Ori Pei’s coat colors can come in white, black, gray or brown.
This breed does not require a lot of exercise. Walks should be limited to at most forty minutes per day, just enough to burn off some energy.
If you are in need of a dog that does not require a significant amount of physical activity, low maintenance and still fun to be around, the Ori Pei is your perfect match.
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