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Shar Pei Savers | Shar Pei Rescue

Welcome to Shar Pei Savers!

OUR MISSION | As a Shar Pei rescue, care, and placement organization, we are dedicated and devoted to our cause and mission to rescue, place, and provide care for shar pei’s of all ages and from all different backgrounds.

Shar Pei Savers is an all-volunteer, non-profit group whose purpose is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home abused, abandoned, neglected and unwanted Shar Pei’s in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin & Illinois. We provide foster care, veterinary care and rehabilitation when needed and place them with loving, forever families.

The Shar Pei breed

Shar Pei Rescue

The Chinese Shar-Pei, an ancient and unique breed, is thought to have originated in the area around the small village of Tai Li in Kwangtung Province, and has existed for centuries in the southern provinces of China, apparently since the Han Dynasty (c. 200 B.C.). More recently, a Chinese manuscript of the 13th century has been translated; it refers to a wrinkled dog with characteristics much like those of the Shar-Pei. [read more]

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22nd Jul 2015

Duke – Available

       Duke is supposed to be two years old, but he seems much younger! He is super playful and affectionate. He “boxes” me a lot when I am sitting...

23rd Jun 2015

Porky – Courtesy Posting

He is located in Mansfield, OH and needs a new home. His owners are moving and a kind person took him in so he wouldn't go to the pound, but...

14th May 2015

Bruce-In Foster Home


12th Mar 2015

Rusty -Adoption Pending

I am a calm, mannerly male.   I love riding in the car, playing with my squeaky toys and I am friendly with everyone.  I just don’t like being petted on...

03rd Jan 2015
Jin Jin (37)

Jin Jin-Available

       Jin Jin is looking for her forever home; she is blind and would do best as an only dog. Very sweet and great with people, probably not young...

26th Oct 2014


       My name is “Zena the Princess Warrior” on my AKC registration papers. I am a beautiful girl, I love people, and I weigh about 43 lbs. I...

24th Jul 2014


           Sasha has a tumor that will eventually take her life. She is also deaf and with limited vision. In a foster home, where she is loved and...

22nd Jul 2014
Lady (4)


       Here is Lady at Petco last weekend with a small child.  She loves everyone, especially kids! Lady is a sevenish year old Shar Pei mix. The first part of her...