Latest Shiba Inu Stories
A young Colorado man whose dog was found wrapped in packing tape and fastened to the refrigerator has surrendered the animal. The Humane Society of Boulder Valley has temporary custody of Rex, a 2-year-old Shiba Inu, The Daily Camera reported.
Web sites showing too-cute puppies and offering too-precious pet humor provide an antidote for U.S.
Six Shiba Inu puppies belonging to a San Francisco couple are leaving the Web after winning the hearts of millions of Internet surfers. About 4 million people are believed to have watched the pups, the New York Post reported.
The Shiba Inu is the smallest of the six originally Japanese dog breeds. The breed was originally bred for hunting in mountainous terrain. It is one of the oldest dog breeds, originally bred to hunt and flush rabbits, mice, and other small game. The breed was declared a national monument of Japan in 1936. During World War II, the breed nearly reached extinction, due to bombing and distemper. Three bloodlines survived, the first Shiba Inu was brought to the United States in 1954, and in 1992...
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