The Shiba Inu dog breed was originally bred to flush birds and small game, and was occasionally used to hunt wild boar. He is one of Japan’s six native breeds: Akita (large), Kishu, Hokkaido, Kai, Shikoku (medium), and Shiba (small). He is known for his spirited personality, small upright ears, and cat-like agility. Today he serves primarily as a companion dog in Japan and the United States. All about Shiba Inu Puppies! See below for complete list of Shiba Inu characteristics! Shiba Inu Dog Breed Information, Pictures, Characteristics & Facts – DogtimeInitiate Gallery Additional articles you will be interested in: Adoption
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Key Vitals of Shiba Inu Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Shiba Inu Dog Companion Dogs 1 foot, 1 inch to 1 foot, 5 inches tall at the shoulder 17 to 23 pounds 12 to 16 Years