Shiba Inu Physical Appearance
Considering to adopt a Shiba Inu Dog and wondering what is the general appearance of Shiba Inu or what are the popular colours of a Shiba Inu?
Learn more about the colors, weight and height of Shiba Inu Dogs from this page.
Consider the personality traits and appearance of the Shiba Inu, as this breed is not for everyone. Use this information below to see if a Shiba Inu would suit your lifestyle and household.
- Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm)
- Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
- Male: 18-25 pounds (8-11 kg)
- Female: 15-20 pounds (6.8-9 kg)
Size of Shiba Inu: The Shiba Inu Dog is a medium sized dog.
Height of Shiba Inu:
Weight of Shiba Inu:
- Black & Tan
- Red Sesame
The Common Colours of Shiba Inu Dogs
Shiba Inu Information
Bold, independent and headstrong, the shiba is brimming with self-confidence. It is lively outdoors, yet calm indoors, as long as it gets daily exercise. It may be aggressive with strange dogs of the same sex and may chase small animals. It is a hardy breed, ready for adventure. Some tend to be headstrong and domineering. It is territorial, alert and reserved with strangers — ingredients making for an excellent watchdog. It is quite vocal; some bark a lot.
What to do if you lose your Shiba Inu
If your Shiba Inu Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Register the missing pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Contact the nearby vet clinics to see if anyone has brought in your lost pet.
4. Contact the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Shiba Inu
If you find a Shiba Inu Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Phone the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the pet to the local Animal Pound near to your suburb.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet who usually scan the animal’s microchip and call the registered pet owner.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.