Shiba Inu

The Shiba Inu is one of the most ancient dog breeds that is still in existence in the worldwide domestic dog breed population. As part of the Spitz family, the Shiba Inu has a spirited personality, characterized by its stubbornness and possessiveness. These natural guard dogs and are territorial of their food, toys, and family. Despite this, they are known for making excellent family dogs and do well in homes with children but are not recommended for households with other pets. While they have a warm and loving temperament, they have a high prey drive and tend to chase small animals and show signs of aggression with other dogs.