Familial Shar-Pei Fever (FSF) Familial Shar-Pei Fever (FSF) is a disease that appears to be unique to the Chinese Shar-Pei breed. The chief clinical sign is a very high fever of short duration. The temperature generally runs between 105 – 107°F and lasts 12 – 36 hours. Often this is accompanied by painful swelling o one or both hock (ankle) joints in the rear legs. The hock is often very warm to the touch. It is important to remember that the hock swelling is an inconsistent feature of FSF – the fever is always present. The disease is hereditary and...
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The SPAID test for Shar-Pei is now available at Cornell University.
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Pei Pals – Illinois Shar Pei Rescue
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