The Shiba Inu is the medium-sized and oldest dog. The Shiba Inu’s ability to handle steep hills and mountain slopes and its keen senses have made it a superior hunting dog time and time again.
The Shiba Inu is lively and active; it will play with its favorite toys all day long. It is extremely aggressive outwardly: especially with larger counterparts, and defiant. The rats and birds in the grass will be its prey and toys.
The Shiba Inu is the smallest of the native Japanese breeds and was originally bred to be used as a hunting dog in Japan’s mountainous terrain, in dense undergrowth, using its sense of sight and smell. Alert and agile, with keen senses. He is also a very distinguished watchdog and companion dog.
The Shiba Inu loves cleanliness and should be combed and brushed regularly. He should be bathed once a week in the summer and once every 10 days in the fall. The Shiba Inu is active and should be walked or moved outdoors daily. The Shiba Inu must be trained in a way that is as appropriate and correct as possible, otherwise, the effect will be greatly counterproductive.
Native to Japan, the Shiba Inu is an ancient breed whose ancestors were bred from a cross between a Chinese pine dog and a Japanese native Kishu, and was brought to Japan from China about 2,000 years ago, where it was bred for a long time to develop a loyal, obedient, and patient nature. The Shiba Inu is alert and used to stand vigilantly and look down from a high place. It has a sensitive and independent personality, is physically strong and agile, and has the color of firewood. The appearance of Shiba Inu and the Japanese Akita seems to be a smaller version of it, and the appearance is similar to some small dogs in China, but in fact, Shiba Inu means puppy in Japanese. In Japan, Shiba Inu is designated as a “natural monument” by the government.
Clean and easy to care for: this is one of the best features of Shiba Inu Shiba Inu can take care of himself, is very clean, has short hair, a shiny coat, minimal saliva, no body odor, and simple grooming in life. The Shiba Inu is a small to medium-sized dog, about 40cm high at the shoulder, with an ideal weight of about 10kg. The female dog will be smaller in size and can adapt well to the building environment for breeding. Smart and independent Shiba Inu is very smart and comprehends well. Puppies are easy to train, but adult dogs cannot focus well on their trainers due to their overly independent personalities, which of course varies from dog to dog.
Brave and unassuming Quiet and resourceful: Shiba Inus are brave by nature, unafraid of any hostile forces, and have a relatively clear and articulate expression of consciousness. The Shiba Inu is submissive and calm, never barking in life, but with a strong sense of vigilance, sensitivity and generosity The Shiba Inu is tolerant and friendly, and although territorially aware, generous.
Good temperament: Shiba Inu’s unique temperament is characterized by its athletic posture, swift and agile running, agile, light and resilient movements, and a beautiful and dynamic style.
The Shiba Inu is clean, intelligent, virus resistant, non-picky, protective, and temperamental, among other characteristics, making it a new favorite among urban dog lovers. The Shiba Inu is also an excellent watchdog and companion dog for people who go out a lot or whose loved ones are often not around!