We don’t know much about the history and the creating of the chinese shar-pei , since the China wasn’t the most canine-loving cuntry and so, less gravity is given to the creations and development of the dog breeds. And because of the low education of the people then, which the most of them where farmers. The dogs buck then, lived to serve the chinese people and nothing else. The shar-pei was one of them. But because it was a multi-purpuse dog lived in China for so many years.