My name is Henry!

Shar Pei Dog for adoption in Houston, Texas - Henry
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North American Shar Pei Rescue

Facts about Henry

  • Breed: Shar Pei
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
Henry came to us from a terrible hoarding situation but has adjusted so well to a little TLC and love. Henry is a sweet, sweet boy and very smart too! He learned all the basic commands quickly and will do anything for a treat. Everyone thinks he looks like a lion because of his beautiful mane and golden eyes. He loves to go on walks and is friendly with other dogs he meets. He had not been taught proper dog socialization so can get rough when playing with other dogs so might do best as an only dog or in a home willing to train and work with him on proper play behavior. He has never met a stranger and makes friends everywhere he goes. He does well on the leash, is crate trained and potty trained.

About North American Shar Pei Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

North American Shar Pei Rescue was established to assist and augment the rescue efforts of the Chinese Shar Pei Club of America Inc., as well as our Canadian neighbors to the North. NASPR is a non-profit 501C Corporation. We are an all volunteer organization and depend on your support to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome the hundreds of Shar-Pei in need each year. If you can not adopt at this time, please consider becoming a volunteer, foster or become a guardian angel (financial sponsor) for one of our many dogs in need.

Come Meet Our Pets...

Most of our Shar-Pei are in volunteer foster homes throughout Texas, Louisiana & Oklahoma. We also have a temporary holding facility where some of our Shar-Pei are housed while undergoing medical treatment or waiting for a foster or forever home. We do hold adoption events at Petsmart, Petco and other locations throughout the Southwest Region (Texas/Louisiana/Oklahoma) where some of our Shar-Pei that are ready for adoption can be seen.

Our Adoption Process...

Please complete the ONLINE ADOPTION APPLICATION form located at Your application will be forwarded to the nearest volunteer. We do some basic checks and will then contact you to set up a time for one of our representatives to come to your home and visit. This gives us a better idea of the type of Shar-Pei that would work best with your family and of course be sure that it would be a safe environment. At that time, or shortly thereafter, we could discuss the dogs that we think might work best for you. We have had tremendous success in making happy placements. We ask a minimum adoption fee/donation of $250 to help defer the costs of medical and miscellaneous expenses incurred but it can vary depending on the dogs individual needs/expenses. All dogs are placed spayed/neutered and current on all vaccinations.

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