Shiba Inu

Temperament: Independent and feisty with strong prey drive, the Shiba Inu is intelligent and loyal to family while aloof with strangers. Known for their cleanliness, they can easy to housebreak and are long lived, sturdy, beautiful dogs, and the most popular companion dog in Japan.

Height: Male: 38 - 41 cm (15 to 16 in) Female: 35 to38 cm (14 to 15 in)

Weight: Male: 10-13 kg (22 - 23 lb) Female: 8-10 kg (20 - 22 lb)

Life Span: 12-15 years

Breed Average Outlier Index: 0.38

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: -0.02

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: 0.00

Last 10 Recently Added Public Dogs!

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1 Daichi No Hideo Of Twins Home M0.370.00-0.14
2 Setzusan Divinita Lunare F0.260.050.08
3 Daiko No Koharu Go F0.330.04-0.05
4 Sutamuroku Queequeg Oth M0.340.05-0.15
5 Shizen no Tamashii Daidô Shôi M0.280.010.02
6 Koki Tarou Go Shun'You Kensha M0.54-0.050.02
7 Rontu Joshi Del Cazadora Blanca F0.29-0.050.20
8 Porskaerlunds Yumi F0.370.010.02
9 Akafukuryuu Go Saitama Katou M0.320.06-0.07
10 Shishi no Ichiran go Bangaichisou M0.40-0.030.01

The smallest of the original six native Japanese spitz breeds, the ancient Shiba Inu was original bred for hunting small game in the mountains of Japan. Long the subject of interest from breed conservationists, the breed almost died out in World War II. Three distinct lines remained and from these, all Shiba Inu today descend.

Overall, the Shiba Inu is an overall healthy breed, and the longest living dog, who died at 26, was a Shiba Inu. The most common health problems in Shiba Inu seem to be ocular genetic disorders and allergies. Hip dysplasia is uncommon and appears before age two. Shiba Inu can have some typical small dog problems like luxating patella and dental issues.

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List of Public Dogs

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1Akafukuryuu Go Saitama KatouM0.320.06-0.07
2Akagitsune BitekiF0.36-0.00-0.06
3Copperdots Beikoku BenikaF0.400.01-0.14
4Daichi No Hideo Of Twins HomeM0.370.00-0.14
5Daiko No Koharu GoF0.330.04-0.05
6Dar Chingiza Let's Do Some Hocus PocusM0.36-0.00-0.01
7Dragon House InvictusM0.43-0.05-0.07
8Explorer's BenihimeF0.30-0.030.24
9Explorer's K-Midori TanakaF0.29-0.030.10
10Fudo Kurokyou of Twins HomeM0.320.02-0.00
11Hi-Jinx AmirahF0.330.01-0.05
12Hiroshi Tempo del Cazadora BlancaM0.49-0.030.06
13Honovi Lokelani Kaberu Go Des-MarF0.400.02-0.19
14Inaridou IrohaF0.290.09-0.13
15Inaridou MugenM0.370.04-0.04
16Isshi Neomy Go KuroakasouF0.270.020.13
17Iva MorikoF0.39-0.050.05
18Jacque Tati de L'Emire des SamuraisM0.230.020.18
19Jogoso's Notorious Time Lord At KaberuM0.36-0.07-0.00
20KatsuraF0.30-0.030.29
21Kichirou Ryunosuke-Go Samurai YashikiM0.40-0.02-0.03
22KimikoF0.28-0.010.05
23Koji Katana Go Shun' You KenshaM0.53-0.05-0.13
24Koki Tarou Go Shun'You KenshaM0.54-0.050.02
25Kuro-Gitsune MachikoF0.420.000.03
26Magic Touch Incipita VitaM0.42-0.00-0.12
27Mara-shima Genbu GoM0.230.030.15
28Mara-Shimas Shining MiracleF0.29-0.020.20
29Mara-shimas TamamizuF0.310.03-0.07
30Masakatsu Agatsu Go KuroakasouM0.44-0.030.01
31Mira Go Bingo KamishimasouF0.21-0.010.21
32Myoubu Go Chuken Kiku KenshaF0.49-0.080.03
33Nozomashii Mirai Go KuroakasouF0.51-0.03-0.11
34Piper's Signs of SpringF0.39-0.080.11
35Porskaerlunds YumiF0.370.010.02
36Rei No Kikyo Go TessaigaF0.420.00-0.18
37Rontu Joshi Del Cazadora BlancaF0.29-0.050.20
38Sakura Go KazumisouF0.55-0.09-0.03
39San Jo Game OnM0.55-0.060.01
40Sesshomaru Go TessaigaM0.45-0.08-0.02
41Setzusan Divinita LunareF0.260.050.08
42Shiluan Yara of OinariF0.65-0.10-0.04
43Shintenjin Go Enshuu HirosesouM0.48-0.140.26
44Shiro Nakama V. WankytanM0.39-0.03-0.02
45Shishi no Ichiran go BangaichisouM0.40-0.030.01
46Shizen no Tamashii Daidô ShôiM0.280.010.02
47Sunojo How We Say ZeeM0.400.02-0.18
48Sunojo Pai Azyuu GoM0.320.02-0.02
49Sutamuroku NaomiF0.45-0.07-0.08
50Sutamuroku Queequeg OthM0.340.05-0.15
51Takai Döro AmiF0.42-0.030.02
52Taree Yakumi Del Cazadora BlancaF0.300.010.07
53Ura No Namihime Go Asahi KeisukesouF0.390.01-0.03
54Vaka Go You DjenimaM0.32-0.010.09
55Vonspargs Loki Of OinariM0.42-0.03-0.01
56Vormund Lex LuthorM0.34-0.030.03
57Wazari Baruda del Cazadora BlancaF0.580.01-0.24
58Yukizakurame Go KagiyasouF0.380.02-0.01
59Zumba Zumba Incipita VitaF0.45-0.06-0.09

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