Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your Shiba Inu. Honest advice on caring for Shiba Inu puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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Shiba Inus...
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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



Shiba Inu Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

Shiba Inu FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Shiba Inus.


Training Shiba Inus

I'll show you how to teach your Shiba Inu puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

Shiba Inu Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for Shiba Inu health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting a Shiba Inu

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your Shiba Inu from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating Shiba Inu puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.