Name: Shiba Inu
Other names: Japanese Shiba Inu, Japanese Small Size Dog, Shiba Ken, Shiba
Country of origin: Japan
Size Type: Small Dog Breeds
Group: unsportsmanlike dog breeds
Life span: 12 – 15 years
Temperament: Charming, Confident, Fearless, sharp, alert, Loyal
Height: Males: 35-43 cm; Females: 33-41 cm
Weight: Males: 8-11 kg; Females: 6.8-9 kg
Color: Red, Black & Tan, Sesame, Cream
Puppies price: $1400 – $2200 USD
Shiba Inu, a hunting dog originally from Japan. Endowed with excellent eyesight and scent. Alert and agile, with keen perception. It is an excellent guard dog or companion dog. Possesses a compact, muscular body. Males look masculine, but by no means rude; feminine females, but not weak and fragile constitution. One of the unassuming, simple, and elegant breeds of Japanese dogs. Shiba Inu. Translated from Japanese Shiba means a small dog from a forest overgrown with bushes.
Shiba Inu is obedient, loyal, has an innate grace, patient balanced character. They are simple, elegant, agile, fearless, friendly dogs. All these characteristics are mixed to show the nobility and natural beauty of her character. Independent of nature, they do not trust strangers, but in relation to their owners, they are loyal and affectionate. Sometimes they show aggression towards other dogs. They are extremely clean, so they need to take care of their wool. In the summer it should be bathed once a week, and in the fall – once every 10 days. They are very active dogs that need frequent long walks. They are very popular as companion dogs among Japanese women and are also loved and respected in other Asian countries. Doesn’t bark for no reason, has a good temperament, can also be used as a watchdog.