The Shiba Inu is small to a medium-sized breed of the six Spitz dog breed peculiar to Japan and It is the smallest of the six. The Japanese Shiba Inu is a hunting dog breed. The Shibu Inus aliases are Shiba Ken, Japanese Turf Dog, Japanese Small Size Dog, and Japanese Brushwood Dog. Discover more about our Shiba Inu puppies for sale below!
Shiba Inu is a Basal breed that precedes modern breeds of the 19th century. The primary reason for breeding Shiba Inu was to flush out small birds and rabbits from inaccessible locations. The mountainous parts of the Chubu region were the natural abode of the Shiba Inu. In the early 20th Century native dog breeds were crossbred with imported Western dog breeds. This led to the near-extinction of the Shibu between 1912 and 1926.
Preserving and protecting the last remaining Dog breed became a high priority mission for intellectuals and hunters. The world war 2 came, and it came with such ferocious blistering destruction that once again threatened the breed with extinction. Post-war distemper and food shortages also cause the dog to nearly go extinct.
The Shiba exhibits the characteristic ideals of the Japanese empire before world war 2. Pre-war Japan, exhibited a high level of discipline and this trait is mirrored by the Shiba. It is an independent dog that portrays itself as a dog with revering beauty. It is also Astute, forthright, good-natured and has a bold spirit.
An ideal environment for The Shiba is a well-fenced yard. The independent free-spirited nature of the Shiba makes it a dog that abhors the use of collars or leashes. So, unleashing it inside the yard is a welcome idea. However, training should be given to it at an early stage to incorporate obedience. The Shiba is a highly active breed that loves to indulge in play, walks and can even accompany its master during jogs. Creating a buffer zone for it to roam freely can greatly improve its well-being.
The Shiba is an active dog breed that loves stimulating activity. Taking the dog for daily walks is an ideal exercise regimen. Regular exercise will great Improve the dog’s life and make it less susceptible to common diseases like entropion, hip dysplasia cataracts, etc.
The Shiba dislike being wet or bathed, to get them on board with the bathing routine, you must get them accustomed to it at an early age. They are generally very clean, so minimal grooming is seldom required. The Shiba’s coat is short, coarse and waterproof, this means regular bathing isn’t mandatory.
Our Shiba Inu puppies for sale come from either USDA licensed commercial breeders or hobby breeders with no more than 5 breeding mothers. USDA licensed commercial breeders account for less than 20% of all breeders in the country.
The unregulated breeders who are selling outside of the USDA regulations and without a license are what we consider to be “Puppy Mills.” We are committed to offering Shiba Inu puppies who will grow up to become important members of your family. We only purchase puppies from the very best sources, and we stand behind every puppy we sell.