- Height: 14.5-16.5 inches (male), 13.5-
15.5 inches (female)
- Weight: 23 pounds (male), 17 pounds
- Life Expectancy: 13-16 years
- Weekly brushing recommended.
- Most Shibas are fairly energetic and love to go for walks. They need to get adequate exercise or they can become destructive.
- Independent when it comes to training.
- They’re house broken since the beginning.
- They’re the #1 companion in Japan.
- They’re reserved with strangers but very loyal with their owners.
- They have cat-like behavior, they groom
themselves. They are very clean and often avoid puddles and mess.