the breed out carefully? Shibas are not for everyone! They
are very independent, selfish, reserved with strangers and
can be aggressive towards other dogs. But, they are playful
little guys with funny yet BIG attitudes! And with plenty of
socialization Shibas are usually very friendly. It is best to
give your Shiba lots of opportunities to meet new people
and other animals in different situations.
A Shiba’s favorite word -if they could talk- will always be
Shibas were bred to hunt and that instinct is still very strong. You can not let
them off the leash unless it is in a secure fenced area. Once free, Shibas usually
forget their name and the sound of your voice when you try calling them back.
Shibas are very fast, agile and alert. They love to play catch me if you can.
Shibas are generally not cuddlers or lap dogs, but if it suits their mood……….
Links for Shiba Information