meet theKishu Ken

Kishu Ken

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Club Contact Details

Club: American Kishu Registry
Name: Carleen L. Newman
Address: P. O. Box 778, Rockport, TX 78381
Phone: 361-226-4014


Training &Temperament

  • Children


    83% agree

  • Other Pets



  • Training


    83% agree

  • Time Alone


    67% agree

Did You Know?

The Kishu Ken has been assigned the Working Group designation.

From the July 2005 Board Meeting - Three new breeds were accepted into the Foundation Stock Service program - The Karelian Bear Dog, the Kishu Ken and the Portuguese Pointer.

In 1934 the Kishu Ken was designated a National Treasure in Japan.

From the January 2008 Board Meeting - The Kishu Ken was approved to compete in AKC Companion Events effective July 1, 2008.

The Kishu Ken has been recorded in the Foundation Stock Service since 2005.

colors & Markings

Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.


Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Red 140
White 199
Sesame 541


Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code