Dogs 101 Shiba Inu Japanese Dog 柴犬 - Animal Facts

Dogs 101 Shiba Inu Japanese Dog 柴犬 – Animal Facts

Did you know that the Shiba Inu is considered the oldest and smallest of Japan’s dogs?. Brought to America from Japan as recently as 60 years ago, the Shiba Inu is growing in popularity in the West and is already the most popular breed in his homeland. This Japanese native, with his alert expression and a smooth stride, looks almost fox-like.

But for a small dog, he’s a sturdy, muscular pooch with a bold, confident personality to match. Let’s get to know him.

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