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Did you know?
Shibas are considered the oldest and smallest of Japan's dogs.
The Shiba Inu was officially recognized by the AKC.
Early ongoing training and socialization are necessary to produce a Shiba with a friendly and confident nature.
Energy & Size
AKC Dog Ranking
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Download the complete breed standard or club flier PDFs.
Good nutrition for Shiba Inu is very important from puppyhood to their senior years.
The breed's short coat needs little maintenance beyond regular weekly grooming with a brush and the occasional bath.
Very Active; Shibas need exercise each day, whether it’s a vigorous play session or a long walk.
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