Shiba Inu Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

Other Names: Japanese Shiba Inu, Brushwood Dog, Japanese Small-size Dog Country of Origin: Japan Japan Lifespan: 12-13 Years Male Height: 14.5-16.5 Inches Male Weight: 20-30 Pounds Female Height: 13.5-15.5 Inches Female Weight: 20-30 Pounds

Grooming requirements. Exercise requirements. Good guard dog. Suited to hot climates. Suited to cold climates. Suited to apartment living.
American Kennel Club Classification : Non-Sporting Group
Canadian Kennel Club Classification : Non-Sporting Dogs
Kennel Club (Great Britain) Classification : Utility
AKC Ranking More info on AKC Dog Ranking: Year:   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
  Rank:   46 50 53 63 65 65 67 65 66

Shiba Inu CharacteristicsShiba Inu Characteristics

The Shiba Inu is one of the most popular dogs in Japan, and he is beginning to become more popular in other parts of the world. Shiba Inu means "small dog", and this dog definitely looks like a small Akita . Originally used as a companion of hunters, the Shiba Inu has adapted well to household life.

Shiba Inu HistoryShiba Inu History

The Shiba Inu likely crossed over to Japan from Korea and China. He is a descendent of the northern spitz-type dog and has been used for thousands of years to assist Japanese hunters in the mountainous regions of Japan.

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