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Shiba Inu

Group Working Dogs
AKC Group AKC Non-sporting Dogs
Temperament independent, obedient
Size medium dog breeds
Feeding Small Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Moderately Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Unsociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Good Watch Dog
Training Moderately difficult to train dogs breeds

Shiba Inu Facts

First used for Hunting game (small game)
Country of origins Japan
Year of origin 1000 bc
Colors Any color
Height (min) 14 inches (36 cm)
Height (max) 16 inches (42 cm)
Weight (min) 20 lbs (9 kg)
Weight (max) 30 lbs (14 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 12 years
Life expectancy (max) 16 years