Tongue

A solid pink tongue is a disqualifying fault. It means that a Shar-Pei cannot be shown and they should not be bred. Shar-Pei are supposed to have a solid pigmented tongue that ranges in color from a pale lavendar to a blue-black tongue. Usually the darker the coat color the darker the tongue color will be. A cream dilute, for example, should have a light lavendar mouth and tongue color.

Last updated on 11/14/2010
Owner: Monica Chang
"Photo by Bruce G. Holcomb. Our family was searching for a pet quality Shar-Pei and found our perfect little guy at Baggins Kennels! Aesthetically he was beautiful, his blue-green eyes gorgeous, his apricot coat soft with lots of wrinkles…but most impressive to us was his temperament. Such a loving, sweet puppy, very smart and bonded immediately to our family. He became housebroken quickly learning how to ring his bell to go outside by 9 weeks. His eagerness and ability to learn commands is amazing and understands 6 hand signals at 3 months old. He’s full of love and is the love of our lives! We couldn’t be happier with Baggins Kennels that they offer such high quality Shar-Peis. They seem to breed for temperament, health and intelligence whether you’re looking for show or pet quality. It’s tempting to add another to our family!"

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