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Shiba Inu

Shiba Inu

Country of Origin: Japan

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Japanese breed originally developed to hunt birds and small game on mountainous terrain. In Japanese, the word “shiba” means “brushwood,” describing the breed’s hunting grounds, while “inu” means “dog.” The Shiba Inu is commonly referred to as the “Little Brushwood Dog.”

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His small, dense body is marked by prick ears and a curled tail on a stunning soft, thick double coat

Size Small
Colour Black and tan, cream, red, or red sesame with white markings
Coat Length Short
Weight/Height Range HEIGHT MALES - 14.5 TO 16.5 INCHES (37 - 42cm), FEMALES - 13.5 - 15.5 INCHES (35 - 40cm) /WEIGHT 23 TO 17 POUNDS (8 - 11kg)

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Independent, loyal and affectionate

Energy Medium
Suitability for Children High
Overall Exercise Requirement Moderate
Suitability as a Guard Dog High

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should be brushed regularly

Avg. 3.9 / Ratings: 20

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