Surely you already know or have seen walking the streets some breeds of dog with wrinkles on the face, or with many wrinkles all over the body. Something that gives them a special charm and that makes them more handsome and attractive, due to this peculiar feature.
Dogs with wrinkles on their face or body have somewhat thicker skin than usual, due to their own genetics that provide an extra hyaluronic acid. Which is responsible for the thickness of the skin and the formation of wrinkles.
Let’s go over what they are the most curious breeds Due to this peculiarity and also what are the special cares that we must have with these dogs to avoid that these wrinkles or folds of the skin cause irritations or ulcers.
Index of contents
- 1 Ranking of dogs with wrinkles
- 1.1 The Shar Pei, full of wrinkles
- 1.2 The Dogue de Bordeaux, large and wrinkled
- 1.3 Eñ English Bulldog, homey and also wrinkled
- 1.4 The Bloodhound, tender and wrinkled
- 1.5 The Bullmastiff, powerful and also wrinkled
- 1.6 Carlino, small, loving and wrinkled
- 1.7 The Neapolitan Mastiff
- 1.8 THE French Bulldog, small and wrinkled
- 2 Necessary care for dogs with many wrinkles
Ranking of dogs with wrinkles
Although there are many breeds of dog with wrinkles, these are the best known worldwide. If you’re wondering what dogs with wrinkles are called… Wrinkled? They do not really have a specific name, we simply refer to them by their breed and thus we know that they are dogs with wrinkles.
The Shar Pei, full of wrinkles
Surely you already know who is possibly the quintessential wrinkled dog, the Shar Pei. This breed of dog comes from ancient China where it was used as a combat dog, although in the updated it is perfectly adapted as a medium-sized companion dog.
Very calm, playful and loving with his family, the Shar Pei have wrinkles on both your face and body. It is a puppy when it is more wrinkled, and although as an adult it loses some wrinkles, it is strange to see any other breed with more wrinkles than this one.
- All the details about the Shar Pei breed
The Dogue de Bordeaux, large and wrinkled
It is a large breed of dog that features a lot of wrinkles on your face, although his body is rather smooth / normal (without wrinkles). Formerly it was used as a guard or defense dog, but nowadays it is an excellent life companion.
Calm and kind, very intelligent and balanced. From puppy to adulthood the Dogue de Budeos will present many wrinkles on its face, giving it a tender and friendly appearance. Although we should not be fooled, however friendly it may seem if a stranger enters the house … it better be able to run very fast.
- More information about the Dogue de Bordeaux breed
Eñ English Bulldog, homey and also wrinkled
This breed of dog was used in its origins to help carry livestock, strange as it may seem to see them today and knowing for sure how lazy they are. It is a medium-small breed, ideal for any type of home.
Very calm and peaceful, it can become an earthquake if it gives you one of its outbursts. Those who have lived with this breed of dog already know how stubborn they can be.
The English Bulldog you have wrinkles on your face and body, being more noticeable on his face. It is a puppy when it is more wrinkled, although as an adult it maintains enough of the initial wrinkles.
- More information about the English Bulldog breed
The Bloodhound, tender and wrinkled
Also known as St. Humberto’s dog, it is a breed of medium-sized hound that has many wrinkles on its face, but does not have a very wrinkled body.
Calm and friendly, it is an excellent tracker, used on many occasions as a rescue dog or hunting dog to locate prey through odor. Its huge hanging ears give it a tender look.
- Complete information on the San Humberto breed
The Bullmastiff, powerful and also wrinkled
This breed of dog has many wrinkles on its face but not on its body, however when it is a puppy it can present wrinkles from snout to tail. Medium to large in size the Bullmastiff is an excellent watchdog.
Originally from the United Kingdom, it was formerly used as a fighting dog or large cattle dog, as bulls or deer. With a patient and observant character, the Bullmastiff is a reference dog as far as guard is concerned.
- All about the Bullmastiff dog breed
Carlino, small, loving and wrinkled
This breed of small dog you have wrinkles on your face but not in his body. It is a breed also known as Pug, very widespread worldwide due to its qualities and characteristics.
As a companion dog is a treasure, with a calm, happy and playful character, the Pug or Carlino will make us laugh day after day with their antics. However, it is not a dog to go for a walk for the amount or exercise, since it prefers to take quiet walks and rather close to home.
- Carlino / Pug Dog Breed Details
The Neapolitan Mastiff
It is a breed of medium-large dog that pres
ents wrinkles on your face and body, both as a puppy and as an adult. The Neapolitan Mastiff is a dog that was originally used as a guard or fighting dog.
With a friendly, calm and very intelligent character, he is a dog that does not attack if not provoked. Although if a stranger appears at home he will kick him out without hesitation with his deep barking and great corpulence.
- Everything you need to know about the Neapolitan Mastiff
THE French Bulldog, small and wrinkled
It is a breed of dog with the wrinkled head but with the body without wrinkles Although puppies can be completely wrinkled. Small in size, the French Bulldog is an excellent roommate that adapts to any pace of life.
With a fun and happy character as well as calm and playful, it is a somewhat provocative dog with dogs of larger breeds. Something that many times has ended up costing a scare or a bite.
- Complete Information on the French Bulldog Dog Breed
Necessary care for dogs with many wrinkles
Dogs that have a lot of wrinkles on their face or on their face and body they need certain special care to avoid that the own folds of the skin cause irritations and / or ulcers.
Especially in the warm months, where heat can accelerate irritations, although in winter we should not stop applying such care. One of the most common tricks to avoid these irritations is to apply a moisturizer (Nivea for example) on the folds, rubbing it until it is completely absorbed by the skin to avoid excess moisture.
Check wrinkle folds weekly it is totally mandatory in these races, to try to locate possible skin irritations. It is also highly recommended to use a specific soap for dogs with skin problems in their baths, which should be at least every three weeks.
If with the application of the moisturizer and daily hygiene is not enough to avoid irritations, we should go to the vet to give us a stronger treatment that protects your skin.