Other Names : Brushwood Dog, Japanese Small-size Dog Shiba Inu Height : 13.5 - 16.5 inches Shiba Inu Weight : 18 - 25 lbs. Shiba Inu Colors : Red, salt and pepper, black, black and tan or white.
Country of Origin: Japan. Coat: Short, straight-haired, with a soft undercoat. The most common colors are red, red and white, white, black, black and tan, and salt-and-pepper. Character: Shiba Inu are curious, cheerful, and watchful. They bond closely with their owners. They are easily housebroken and bark infrequently. Temperament: They are normally reserved around children and strangers but they normally get along well with all living things. Care: Periodically remove dead hairs with a metal-toothed comb. Training: It is best to make training seem like playtime, because this dog is very independent and thinks for itself. Activity: This breed has remarkable stamina but will adapt itself to the exercise needs of its family. Description : Shiba-Inus have outgoing personalities, and are good natured. They are most common pet in the Japan. Their worldwide popularity is growing even though it has only been in recent years that he has been seen out of his native land. A bit difficult to train, if they arehandled with consistent firm training they respond well. Shiba Inus are loyal and possess a good sense of what their owners are feeling. They needs to have human interaction and should not be left alone in the back yard. Unique vocal sounds their bark may sound like a "yodel". They will usually bark only when for a good reason