Shiba Inu


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Shiba Inu

the smallest (20-30 lb) of the Japanese native dogs, it was bred as a hunting dog. A medium-sized, muscular dog with a thick coat in all solid colors but often red. See also nippon inu.
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In 1998, millions of viewers tuned into a streaming video of a litter of Shiba Inu puppies in San Francisco.
The pic segues to the cold winter night when Parker Wilson (Gere) finds the pooch (played by extremely cute but continuity-confusing Shiba Inu puppies of different sizes) on the local train platform.
And yet, between work, parties and their two Shiba Inu dogs, Lucy and Ricky, the partners, who have been together for 15 years, still try to find time to enjoy where it all started.
We have two dogs, a Shiba Inu and a boxer," Riley says.
The couple resides in the Bay Area, but learned about a litter of Shiba Inu puppies in Oregon.
Andrea, who even enjoyed success in the utility group at last week's Crufts with her Japanese Shiba Inu bitch Marnie, said: ``Graham decided horseracing was much better fun than watching football and Lord T ranscend's successes helped him to be bitten by the bug.
The other group winners included a beagle called Harry, a smooth coat Chihuahua called Astro, Marnie a Japanese Shiba Inu, Rosco an English Setter, Phil the giant Schnauzer and India, a Belgian Shepherd dog.
The Spitz group has many variations including larger types such as the Alaskan Husky and Japanese Akita, as well as Finnish and German varieties, through to the exotic Karelian Bear Dog, Chinese Foo Dog and Japanese Shiba Inu, which looks like a fox.
Ustream's Shiba Inu Puppy Cam, seen by more than 15 million viewers worldwide, was listed as one of 2008's top 10 Web videos (Source: Associated Press).
The silly Shiba Inu was spotted poking out of the shrubbery several metres above ground, but didn't seem to mind much.
Veneta resident Brian Lozano was scheduled to stand trial Thursday morning on three citations after his pit bull attacked a woman and her Shiba Inu in late February.