shiba inus

region Japan
cut 40cm (M), 37cm (F).
weight 6-12kg.
hair  The outer coat is harsh and straight; the undercoat is soft and dense. On the tail, the hair is slightly longer and erect.
dress Red, black and tan, sesame, black sesame, red sesame; non-standard: white or cream, pinto,
head Broad forehead, moderately thick muzzle, tapering
eyes Relatively small, triangular and dark brown in color; the commissures (external) are raised.
ear Triangular, leaning slightly forward, well erect with rounded tips
tail Thick and rolled tightly over the back, or "sickle" (drooping over the back)
behaviour Faithful, very attentive and very awake, independent. Can be dominant especially with dogs of the same sex.
federation FCI nomenclature group 5 section 5 no 257
Utility: domestic and family dog ​​Life expectancy: 10 - 12 years
The Shiba is the smallest and most beloved Japanese dog breed. It is widespread especially in the Fukushima region. His name means nothing more than 'little dog'. It is held to be the descendant of old dog breeds from Southeast Asia. He is a very good keeper and can also be used for small game hunting.