The Shiba Inu dog breed was originally bred to flush birds and small game, and was occasionally used to hunt wild boar. They are known for their spirited personality, small upright ears, and cat-like agility. Today they serve primarily as a companion dog in Japan and the United States.
The Shiba Inu is the smallest of the six original and distinct spitz breeds of dog from Japan. But don't let their size and ever so good looks fool you...thinking of adopting one? Think again. Here are 19 reasons why you should never EVER do that....
Source: Bored Panda
Source: Instagram. shibe.spam
https://www.instagram.com/p/BfsijX5DVrd/?taken-by=tommyrtsIf you do decide that you want a Shiba Inu, see if you can find one in a shelter before deciding to buy. You can find purebred dogs in shelters just like any other!If you want to get a Shiba Inu puppy, make sure that you don’t support the abusive puppy mill and backyard breeder industry by getting your new family member through a trusted breeder. Ethical breeders will want to meet you several times before they sell you a puppy, will let you see the puppy with their mom, brothers and sisters and will raise their dogs in a home environment.