Want to buy a Shiba Inu puppy and are located in the Atlanta area? You have found the best place in the greater Atlanta area to purchase a Shiba Inu. We have Shiba Inu puppies for sale at a fraction of the price the other stores in Georgia. Financing is available too! That means when you are approved for financing, you can take a Shiba Inu home for little to no money down.
If you are simply looking to find out more about the Shiba Inu breed, you are in the right place for that too. Below you can find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Shiba Inu breed.
Lifespan –13 to 16 years – The Shiba Inu has a longer lifespan than other dogs its same size.
Activity Level – Moderate – It is important to make sure they get time outside each day to exercise. Your Shiba Inu should be taken for a walk or jog each day at the bare minimum. Ideally they would have a fenced in yard where they can run freely and get their daily outdoor exercise. The Shiba Inu is a instinctual predator that likes to chase and catch small game. Georgia has not shortage of squirrels so it may not be a good idea to take your Shiba Inu outside without a leash if you do not have a fenced yard. They have a strong prey drive.
Potential Height – 13 to 18 inches tall at the shoulder.
Potential Weight – 17 to 23 pounds when they are full grown.
Barking- Minimum – The Shiba Inu is not known to be a particularly vocal breed. However, they are very alert which makes them excellent watchdogs. Shiba Inu have a unique bark. They can sounds like they are trying to talk to you. Some Shiba Inu have even been known to make a screaming sound. (check out Youtube videos of the Shiba Inu screaming)
Shedding- Seasonal – The Shiba Inu will only really shed during the Spring and Fall. They are rather heavy shedders during the seasonal changes but other than that, they really do not shed that much.
Family Friendly- Yes- Shiba Inu are a good family dog. However, it is important to note that a Shiba Inu is a possessive breed. It is a good idea to teach children not to take away a Shiba Inu’s favorite toys or mess with a Shiba Inus food.
Pet Friendly – Moderately – The Shiba Inu can be aggressive with other dogs. It is important to keep your Shiba Inu on a leash of there is a potential for them to come into contact with other dogs. The Shiba Inu can be territorial especially if it is a male that has not been “fixed”.
Important Breed Information
The Shiba Inu is an independent breed. It is also strong willed. House training is relatively easy. Socializing early is important with the Shiba Inu. They do not like collars or leashes. They prefer to be a free and wild dog whenever possible. The Shiba Inu is territorial over their food, favorite toys, and property.
Still have more questions?
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