www.petsplace.co.z

Dogs - Japanese Shiba Inu

 

Shiba Inu means, "Little dog." The Shiba Inu originated in central Japan where they were bred for hunting all kinds of animals. They are the smallest hunting dogs. They are fast, cunning, and unafraid. Shibas make good watchdogs. 

The Shiba Inu has a distinctive bushy tail curled over his back. The thick, short coat has a coarse texture. He has short, erect ears and an alert expression. The eyes are slanted and the face is fox-like.

Height: males 39.5 cm at shoulder, females 36.5 cm

Class: This Spitz type dog falls in the Utility Group.

 

A dog may have the cunning mind of a fox, but WE can have the mind of Christ. 1 Corinthians 2, 16

 

The Shiba Inu is fairly new in South Africa, but there are a few breeders.  

Japanese Shiba Inus owned by Mr F. M. S-D, South Africa. The red & gold dog is Rafiki Sita. The black & tan dog is Sibra Hot Attraction.

2 Japanese Shiba Inus on leads

  

 

  2 pics of Bebe, a Shiba inu belonging to Lana Stockman, New Zealand

Shiba inu, tail curled tightly over back

Red shiba inu with white muzzle, chest, & legs


More pet topics on this site

Puppies (other breeds)

Advertise

Personal

Dog Breeders

Breeds of dogs

How to breed puppies

Health & illness of dogs and cats

Boarding kennels & catteries

Pets Transport Companies

Groomers

Dog jokes

Stories  & articles

Scams

Cats (Info only - no breeders listed)

Rabbits  (Info only - no breeders listed)

Guinea pigs & small pets  (Info only - no breeders listed)

Birds  (Info only - no breeders listed)

KUSA

Home

Contact webmaster

Top of page