Here are some additional links that I feel are worth checking out before you make your journey into the world of the Shiba Inu.

More information in regards to the Shiba Inu. The National Shiba Club is a fantastic resource for information on the breed – you must check it out of you’re seriously considering adding a Shiba to your family.

AKC website – Shiba Inu

National Shiba Club of America

The Total Shiba

If you’re interested in rescuing a Shiba please check out the local Shiba Inu rescue!

Shiba Inu Rescue of Florida

Recommended Breeders:

(I have worked with them personally)

LeSand Shiba Inu

Coquina Shiba

Absolute Shiba Inu

Hauoli Shiba

Shoei Shiba

Honovi Shiba

J-Ann Shiba

If you’re looking for more Shiba Inu breeders here is the National Shiba Inu Club Of America breeder directory

Shigeru Kato is an important member of the Nihon Ken community. He helps with the exportation of Japanese dogs to breeders located outside of Japan. He has a website dedicated to promoting and preserving the six native Japanese dog breeds. He also has a an informational blog that includes subjects such as registration numbers in the Nihon Ken, available dogs for export, and hunting news/information. He has kindly allowed me to interview him and use his article in my blog post: Hunting with Nihon Ken

The Nihon Ken Blog

A good informational website on Shiba by Shiba breeder Noubuo Atsumi.

The Shiba Inu as Hunting Dog

A Journey Beyond Shiba II

What Makes Shibas A SHIBA INU

Another fantastic Shiba Inu resource website by Éadaoin Ishii

In Search of the Modern Shiba Inu

Korotama the Pinto Proto-Shiba

About the Mame Shiba

NIPPO Standard in English

NIPPO Judging Resolutions (2018) in English

Nihon Ken breed clubs in America

National Kishu Club

North American Shikoku Club

Hokkaido Association of North America

Kai Ken Society of America

Japanese Akita Club of America

An important site dedicated the health testing all breeding dogs should pass & information regarding it.


About NIPPO:

Nihonken Hozonkai “Nippo”


About NIPPO style shows

Just for fun links:

Shiba Eevee

Eevee is Nekora’s littermate – he’s a show dog living in Alaska!


A very cute store with tons of Shiba Inu items straight from Japan! Quynh even makes custom collars, harnesses, and leashes!

Pawsitive Mira

Mira the service Shiba – she’s featured in this article: Service Shiba Interview

Chiyo Makana

Chiyo the Service Shiba – he’s featured in this article: Service Shiba Interview

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