Shar-Pei are a unique breed!

Welcome to Florida Chinese Shar-Pei Rescue. We are a group of volunteers dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing Shar-Pei throughout the state of Florida. We also do our best to assist with the rescue of Shar-Pei throughout the Sunbelt region, including FL, GA, SC, AL and MS. More About FSPR...

Recent News :


Name :   Noodles 
Sex :   Male
Approximate Age :   7-10 years old 
Purebred or Mix :  Purebreed
Color :   Fawn 
Coat Type :   Brush
Adoption Donation Requested :   TBD 
Foster Location :   St. Petersburg, Fl 
Approximate Size/Weight :   45 
Dog Friendly :    Yes
Cat Friendly :     TBD
Small Child Friendly :    Yes
Energy Level :    moderately active….loves to play 

NOTES :    
Noodles was a stray therefore his age is unknown He acts younger than what we have noted. He has already been neutered and his shots are up to date.

He is heartworm positive and will undergo the treatment protocol soon. He will then need entropion surgery. All this will be accomplished by the rescue and he will be a new dog!

About this Pei : 
“Noodles” is a happy dog that loves the company of people and other dogs. His age is a guess but he plays like a young dog. He loves to play in the yard and enjoys basking in the sun. He has a really nice coat and a beautiful chunky face! Noodles would make a great companion for any home where he can get attention from his people and a soft spot on the couch!


Name :   Bruno 
Sex :   Male
Approximate Age :   6 
Purebred or Mix :  Purebreed
Color :   Blue 
Coat Type :   Brush
Adoption Donation Requested :   TBD 
Foster Location :   Gainesville, Fl 
Approximate Size/Weight :   45 
Dog Friendly :    TBD
Cat Friendly :     TBD
Small Child Friendly :    No
Energy Level :    Laid Back 

NOTES :    
Bruno is a beautiful brush coat Pei. He has been kept in excellent condition. He is up to date on all of his shots, and his coat is gorgeous He has no medical holds and is now looking for a new home.

About this Pei : 
Bruno is a laid back dog who is a bit aloof with strangers but warms up to them. He mostly just wants to be with his own people. The situation is now that there are 3 children in the family and he is not comfortable around the kids. The owner is very upset about needing to place him but understands the need to do so. Bruno will take time to learn new surroundings and new people. PLEASE do not apply to adopt him unless you have a quiet home with Pei experience. He is a beautiful example of a blue Pei and comes from an excellent breeder. He enjoys playing (watch  his videos) and is truly an elegant dog. This is a special chance for someone who truly loves AND understands the breed to own one. 

If you have questions, please address them to info@floridasharpeirescue.com . Bruno is currently with his owner in Miami. We are assisting them in finding a new home for him as we currently have no open foster space.


Name : Cooper
Sex : Male
Approximate Age : 1 year 7 months
Purebred or Mix : Purebreed
Color : Black
Coat Type : Brush
Adoption Donation Requested : TBD
Foster Location : Gainesville, Fl
Approximate Size/Weight : 41 lbs.
Dog Friendly : Yes
Cat Friendly : TBD
Small Child Friendly : TBD
Energy Level : moderately active….loves to play

Cooper is up to date on all of his shots, neutered, heartworm negative and has a beautiful coat. He will need to have entropion surgery before he can be adopted.

About this Pei :
Cooper is a joy to be around. He is a little hesitant with strangers but adapts quickly. He loves to run and play and will do so until he is just too tired to go anymore! Cooper is a good eater, enjoys having treats and responds to sit, down, give paw. His tail is beautifully curled over his body and he is a handsome boy. I believe that Cooper will bond to a new owner(s) quickly and be a wonderful companion.


Name :   Cinnamon 
Sex :   Female
Approximate Age :   8 months 
Purebred or Mix :  Mix
Color :   Cinnamon (Hence her name!)
Coat Type :   Horse
Adoption Donation Requested :   TBD 
Foster Location :   St. Petersburg, FL 
Approximate Size/Weight :   32 lbs 
Dog Friendly :    Yes
Cat Friendly :     TBD
Small Child Friendly :    Yes
Energy Level :    Very active 

NOTES :    
Cinnamon is on medical hold until all of her skin issue have been resolved. She has made tremendous progress and has regrown probably around 80% of her fur which looks beautiful! She still needs to gain a bit of weight and then will be spayed.

About this Pei : 
She gets along well with other dogs, likes children, but also enjoys curling up with her foster parents for hugs and wants to cuddle up next to you at bedtime. We will do a DNA on Cinnamon but our guess at this time is that she might be part boxer, mastiff, etc. Whatever the mix might be, she is really cute with a sad wrinkly face!!

Before picture of Cinnamon

Samurai (Sammy)

Name : Samurai (Sammy)                    Sammy 2
Sex : Male
Approximate Age : 11 – 13 Yrs
Purebred or Mix : Purebred
Color : Cream
Coat Type : Brush
Adoption Donation Requested : $100
Foster Location : Orlando, FL
Approximate Size/Weight : 40 lbs
Dog Friendly : Yes
Cat Friendly : Unknown
Small Child Friendly : TBD
Energy Level : Easy-going, laid-back

UTD on shots, Heartworm positive, Microchipped, Neutered. Sammy is undergoing slow kill heartworm treatment due to his advanced age.

About this Pei :
Samurai, “Sammy” for short, came into rescue after being found as a stray in Orlando, FL.  Those who found him took him in and provided for his short-term care but were unable to keep him long-term so reached out for help with him and FSPR answered their call.

Sammy is an older boy with arthritis in his hips, he is also heartworm positive, and may have some hearing loss due to chronic ear infections.  Sammy requires medications on a daily basis for management of his arthritis pain and is receiving treatment for his heartworms, as well.  He did have ear infections upon initial vet examination upon coming into rescue and was treated for those.  Due to Sammy’s need for long-term medical treatments, donations are much appreciated so we can continue to provide for whatever care he needs.

Sammy’s foster mom says he is a very sweet old guy and he gets along well with her other dogs.  He has learned the household routine and is fitting in nicely with the pack.

Please consider being a Guardian Angel for Sammy as he will likely remain in the care of FSPR until he crosses the rainbow bridge.  If you would like to adopt Sammy to allow him to live the remainder of his life with you, please complete an adoption application.

Sammy 4


Sammy 1


Sammy 3


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Shar Pei T-Shirts (Click here for link to donate)

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We have Shar Pei Big Face T-Shirts for Donations:
There is only one pattern/color offered:

Adult Small, Medium, Large
& Extra Large $25
Adult 2 XLarge $27
Adult 3 XLarge $29
Child Large or  Extra Large $19

All Shirt donations include shipping.

Click here for link to shirt sizing.

Hit the DONATE button and put in the correct donation amount size.
After you put your password in for paypal  click:
Add special instructions to the seller  (this is where you will put the shirt size or sizes)

Some sizes may be on back order. Please allow up to 3 weeks for delivery of shirts.
Thank you for your donation!

For quotes on shipping outside the US please email us with your address for postal rate to:  info@floridasharpeirescue.com


We have an IMMEDIATE NEED for qualified foster homes!

We have dogs in high kill shelters whose time is limited. Please open your home & heart to help us even if it is just for the summer and save a life! Pay stinks but the licks and love are unlimited!!!!!

Contact us for more information or visit these pages for ways you can help :
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