A tattoo with a dog, in particular with a Shar-Pei, can mean a lot to its owner. Most often, tattoos are applied in memory of a beloved animal or in accordance with its designation in various cultures. The owner of a Shar-Pei tattoo brings light energy, as well as a sense of security and well-being into his life.
Despite the interpretation of the meaning of the tattoo, All peoples and religions respect the image of the dog. A Shar-Pei tattoo means innate devotion to a person, as well as the strength that accompanies the owner of an animal throughout his life. There are several interpretations of the meaning among different peoples:
1 The Africans assumed that the dog would be a savior who could get and bring fire. Sharpei are the best fit for this characteristic, since their red color is considered bright and fiery.
2 The American Indians mistook the dog for a coyote that can bring thunder, rain and fire. Every year, the Indians sacrificed a dog so that prayers would reach the gods and all the desires of the people were fulfilled.
3 In Aztec life, the dog acquired the symbolism of the god of death. Although initially the dog was dark in color, over the centuries, animals with other branches also appeared.
4 In the Buddhist religion, the dog was considered the guardian of the law. The dog was taken for an attribute of the god of the dead and revered.