Shiba Inu

Though Jason and I love dogs, we are not ready to take on the responsibility of owning one yet. When we are, however, I think a Shiba Inu will be near the top of the list. I've been seeing these dogs everywhere recently, and at first I thought they were miniature Huskies or Akitas, but I did some research and it turns out they are a separate breed (though related) which originated in Japan. I think they are so beautiful, and they average only 20 pounds or so (17 for a female), so they are well-suited to living in modestly-sized spaces.

Do you have a pet and if so, what kind? If you don't have a pet, are there any kinds that you would like to have?

Image via Daily Puppy.


Melita said...

love shiba inus. they are absolutely adorable!

ryan and i have a petting zoo :) i came into the relationship with two cats & a dog (a mininature pincher/rat terrier) and he came into the relationship with a cat & a dog (basset/beagle mix). we all live under one roof now and a lot of people ask how we can stand so many pets but honestly, it's not that bad at all. most of them are well behaved ;)

Rachel said...

BF wants one of these... and I have a cocker spaniel


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