I am so jealous of you people!
I have been plotting for my dog ownership for over a year now, reading about different breeds. I have come back around full circle and I am certain that I want a Chinese Shar Pei. Yes, they are those "cute" wrinkly faced dogs. I know a lot of people think these adorable guys are ugly, and I have no idea why. They look like little lions. I love them. Maybe this has something to do with the fact that my family had one when I was growing up and she was really attached to me.
Something like this:
Update: I found a great breeder in Sequim, WA and she sent me tons of pictures of her dogs. He next litter isn't for over a year, but I will be able to get on the list.