The Kishu, also known as the Kishu Ken or Kishu Inu, is a Japanese breed of dog with a long history as a hunting companion. They are known for their bravery and courage, which made them excellent hunting dogs. They have a strong prey drive and are fearless when pursuing game. Kishus are agile and athletic dogs with a strong hunting instinct. They have a muscular build and excel in activities such as agility, tracking, and obedience.