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Shiba Inu Puppies for Sale

The Shiba Inu is quick, agile, alert, and a great child's companion with their gorgeous foxy face. They have been likened to a ninja warrior due to their cat-like flexibility and being notorious escape artists. Originating in ancient Japan, where they are considered a national treasure as hunting dogs, they quickly became family pets as their popularity grew. The Shiba Inu is suitable for urban or apartment living and life in a more suburban setting or on a farm.


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The Shiba Inu is quick, agile, alert, and a great child's companion with their gorgeous foxy face. They have been likened to a ninja warrior due to their cat-like flexibility and being notorious escape artists. Originating in ancient Japan, where they are considered a national treasure as hunting dogs, they quickly became family pets as their popularity grew. The Shiba Inu is suitable for urban or apartment living and life in a more suburban setting or on a farm.

Shiba Inu Puppies for Sale: About the Breed

Shiba Inus originated in Japan about 2,300 years ago and were used to hunt small game. Today, they are the number one companion dog in Japan, and it's no secret as to why they're so popular. From apartment dwelling to farm living, a Shiba Inu puppy is an adaptable dog great for people with lots of patience, love, and a sense of humor.

Buying a Shiba Inu puppy for sale requires careful planning, thought, and consideration to ensure the breed is the right fit for your lifestyle. If you're starting your search for "Shiba Inu puppies for sale near me" you'll want to know about their characteristics, activity level, disposition, grooming needs, and training in order to make a great decision.

Characteristics

Shiba Inu puppies are instantly recognizable due to their bushy coat and tail, fox-like face, and small, triangular ears standing on the top of their head. As a medium-sized dog, they grow up to weigh 20-30 lbs. and stand 14-17 in. tall.

A Shiba Inu puppy for sale can come in a variety of colors, including red, black and tan, cream, sable, and the rare sesame, all with white markings.

Shiba Inu puppies have the funniest expressions. Appearing dignified and stately at first, they can quickly look downright goofy, happy, mad, or bored. Sometimes their facial expressions can make you laugh out loud!

Activity level

Shiba Inu puppies need about an hour total of exercise a day, which can be made up of walks, trips to the dog park, playing fetch in the yard, or engaging in mentally stimulating games inside. If your dog roams around outside, it's imperative you use an enclosed, secure open space because a Shiba Inu is going to do what a Shiba Inu wants to do!

Disposition

A Shiba Inu puppy for sale oozes a dynamic personality. They are bright, dignified, independent, and loyal. They need time to warm up to strangers since they're so loyal to their people. A Shiba Inu puppy likes to observe what's going on before jumping right into the action.

Well-trained and socialized Shiba Inu puppies for sale are fantastic with older children and teens and love being part of the family. They might not be a great fit for a household with smaller children because Shiba Inus can be impatient sometimes.

Shiba Inu dogs have sometimes been described as "drama queens" because they emit a loud screaming sound when they are excited or don't get their way! Owners swear they have a variety of expressions that don't hide how your Shiba Inu is feeling.

Grooming Needs & Care

When looking up information on a "Shiba Inu puppy for sale near me" you may learn this breed is actually similar to a cat in that it likes to keep itself clean and groom itself. Shiba Inu puppies will lick their paws, clean their eyes, and strut their stuff.

While Shiba Inu puppies for sale are gorgeous, be prepared to deal with intense amounts of hair! Shiba Inu dogs heavily shed their double coats year-round, especially when they blow their coats in spring and fall. Be prepared to vacuum daily and own a variety of brushes and hair removal products!

Regular bathing at 6-week intervals or more frequently can help loosen hairs and keep the coat clean. Proper drying techniques for wet coats maintains the coat well. Keeping up with regular nail trimming and dental care helps the overall health of your Shiba Inu puppy.

Training

The blessings and curses of training Shiba Inu puppies can maybe make you laugh and even cry on the same day! Shiba Inu puppies are incredibly intelligent…and stubborn.

On one hand, potty training should be a breeze for a Shiba Inu puppy for sale because they are so smart and love to keep themselves clean. They catch on very quickly to other training styles.

On the other hand, once they set their mind to doing something, you'll need a copious amount of high-quality, high-value treats to persuade Shiba Inu puppies to perform the requested command.

The keys to a successful training program are to be extremely patient and keep your sense of humor. With persistence and gentle but firm training methods, you can have the perfect Shiba Inu puppy as a devoted, lifelong companion.

Find more about this breed in our Ultimate Shiba Inu Puppy Ownership Guide.

Shiba Inu Characteristics

Full-Grown Size
Small Large
Grooming Needs
Seldom Regularly
Good with Dogs
Not Really Yes!
Watchdog Ability
Low High
Exercise Needs
Couch Potato High Needs

Color Variations

Curious about the color palette of Shiba Inu puppies? You'll discover a captivating array of hues and patterns that define their distinctive personalities. Below you will find common and rare coat colors for the Shiba Inu breed. *Remember, coat colors often change as a puppy grows older and cannot be guaranteed to remain constant.

Name Variations

Searching for common aliases for Shiba Inu puppies? Ever wondered what other names people use for this breed? Find your answer to what other people call the Shiba Inu by exploring their affectionate nicknames or monikers below. This list will help you in your search for Japanese Shiba Inu puppies and even Japanese Small Size Dog puppies for sale as they relate to the Shiba Inu breed.

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Ready to find your perfect Shiba Inu? Pawrade is dedicated to connecting loving families with a dog that needs a home. Using Pawrade to browse for a Shiba Inu for sale is a reliable way to ensure that you get a dog from a reputable breeder.

Our focus is on the health of the dog and ethical, sustainable breeding practices. We ensure that the breeders on our platform are genuine, so you have peace of mind in knowing that you are receiving exactly what you expect.

If you've always dreamed of owning this type of dog, choose Pawrade for your Shiba Inu for sale and begin a new chapter in your life today!

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