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  1. Hello! What dog breed should I get?

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    Hello forum! First time posting on here and I'm hoping to get some good responses! In a nut shell, I'm trying to decide what dog breed would be best the fit for myself. I've been contemplating this for about 3 years now and I am now in a good position to make this life change happen! What I'm...
  2. Training Tips Shiba Inu

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    Hi! Does anyone have some training tips/basic tips for a new shiba owner? I want to prepare for the puppy and give my self the best chance to not be "trained" by the dog instead knowing their fiery personalities :)
  3. Alaskan Klee Kai or Shiba Inu?

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Alaskan Klee Kai or Shiba Inu? Info about either breed? Hi there! I am looking into getting a dog this summer, and have narrowed it down to either wanting a Shiba Inu or Alaskan Klee Kai. I have researched about their traits and have a breeder for each breed who is great so once I decide I will...
  4. Which breed? Shiba Inu / Basenji / Basset Hound

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    Hi Everyone, I'm looking for your advice in finding the right breed. My dream is to have a white German shepherd, but probably this is not going to happen in the coming 5-10 years, because me and my girlfriend just got an apartment :) With that being said, I realize, that a white shepherd is...
  5. Thoughts on what breed/mix she is?

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    We just rescued our dog from a shelter and we were told that our cutie pie here was a pug/chihuahua mix. A woman living in our condo building has a black and tan shiba-inu that looks like a huskier version of her and I was wondering if she might actually be a shiba-inu/chihuahua mix. Does anyone...
  6. Shiba Potty Training Conundrum

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    I just brought home a Shiba Inu puppy from a breeder who was letting him pee on mats very similar to carpet, on a carpeted area (meaning he was probably peeing wherever he wanted). I'm trying to get him to use regular paper puppy pads, but he sees them as toys and chews on them. This is his...
  7. Shiba Inu Scream every time we're too far/not visible

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    I recently (2 weeks ago) got a new Shiba Inu puppy. When he's around people, he's generally a bundle of joy. The moment we kennel him for night (or to go out of the house) he starts screaming and wailing and howling. He also does this if we put him outside on a lead and go back inside (leaving...
  8. Hello from the snowy north!

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    Hi- My son and I just adopted a Shiba Inu - German shepherd mix (that's what our vet thinks) who is about one year old. She's a real love bug, and we are so thankful to Faith Hope and Forever Dog Rescue (from Mankato, MN) for bringing her to us!
  9. New Shiba Inu Owner! What do you want from your dog?

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    Hey guys! I am new here! A little bit more than a month ago we got a Shiba Inu puppy! he is 5 months now, we called him Zeus. He is very hard-headed, but extremely smart. Potty training is going super fast... even though there are accidents here and there. We are new in the whole dog owning...
  10. Socializing shiba inu

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    Ok i have a 2 year old male shiba inu and my uncle has recently adopted two male and female rottweiler puppies (they are both 5 months old) I would like to have them play in the backyard in peace but my shiba always seems to tense up and responds by being aggressive. Is there any way i can my...
  11. Shiba Inu Puppy

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    Hi All Im new on here and have just got a new puppy - a 12 week old Shiba Inu puppy. We have our own youtube channel - http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAuOLtqzSYts3qjPGEL-YVQ/feed?filter=2 And our own Twitter - https://twitter.com/MattandStitch What would everyone's best tips be when...
  12. Dog afraid of sewers?

    Dog Training Forum
    Hey everybody, I have an almost 5 month old Shiba Inu. We had some trouble getting him to walk on the leash at first, (ie he would not walk) but we got over that with a lot of persistence and treats. Anyways, lately in the last week, he's been doing this really weird thing when we go on walks...
  13. just rescued shiba inu husky

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    i just rescued a shiba inu husky mix and he is very very timid and will only take food and treats from me. he is terrifed of everyone else he encounters. he also is as big as my boy husky 65 lbs BUT he only weights about 38 lbs. he has been to the vet and doesnt have worms or anything they can...
  14. leash training puppy

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    Hey everybody! :wave: We are trying to work on training our 13 week old shiba inu. He is getting sit, stay, come down pretty well (for being a puppy anyways, he has trouble doing those when there are distractions around, and when he doesn't want to). But we also want to teach him to heel now, so...
  15. Shiba bonded to one person, won't listen to anyone else

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    Hello all, first time posting. I hope this is the right forum. I'm having some minor troubles with my Shiba Inu Scooby. He's about 6 years old and has always been a bit of a handful, but through lots of training is finally a very well trained dog. Except for one issue. He seems to have bonded...
  16. New to this site but my Shiba attacks other dogs!

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    Hello. I'm new here and driven to possibly rehome a middle aged Shiba who attacks other dogs. My daughter has been bitten in the leg by a retaliating Lab and our dog attacked two Bichons, last week knocking down the older woman owner...with me in pursuit, getting pretty bloodied getting Pickles...
  17. Shiba Inu Biting/Chewing Problem

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello! My Shiba Inu is about 4 months old, and I've tried numerous things to get him to stop biting/chewing on things. As soon as he nips at my hand I immediately yell "OUCH" and pull back, like multiple websites have told me to do, but he just looks at me then bites my hand again thinking...
  18. We adopted together, but he is only attached to my partner!! Help!

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Hello--I'm totally depressed about this...I'm trying to not take it personally, but by golly it's a challenge. My boyfriend and I recently adopted a 1.5-2 year old shiba inu from a rescue, and much to my sadness...the shiba has become completely attached to my boyfriend, and couldn't care less...
  19. Pet Insurance Question -- VPI

    Dog Health Questions
    Hi everyone, Yesterday, I applied for VPI pet insurance for my two month-old Shiba Inu (Nanako :)). Earlier in the day, we had our first visit to the vet who told us that she had coccidia and gave Nanako some albuterol syrup to treat the coccidia by our next appointment (which was to be one...
  20. Has anyone seen or owned a Shiba Inu and Pug mixed breed?

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    As per the title of this post, my Shiba Inu sired a liter of pups with a Pug dame. I'm curious to see if anyone has any info on the following: 1. How they look when they're older 2. Temperament 3. Price paid (if purchased from a private party) As of now, the pups are only a day old. Noticeable...
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