Category: Non Sporting Dogs
Facts about Shiba Inu Dogs, "Scientific name for dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Shiba Inu Dog is a small, nimble dog variety that hails from Japan and copes extremely well with hilly terrain. The Shiba Inu Dog breed is the smallest among the six unique and distinctive Spitz varieties of dog. At first, the Shiba Inu Dog breed was developed for hunting purpose. Though the Shiba Inu Dog breed resembles other dog varieties of Japan, such as Hokkaido or Akita Inu, it is a different variety in terms of bloodline, size, and temperament. The Shiba Inu Dog breed is one among the few antique dog varieties still in subsistence in the world today. Shiba Inu Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
Facts a Shiba Inu Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Shiba Inu Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the dogs eye protected and moist. Shiba Inu Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The average height of the male Shiba Inu Dog is 13 ½ to 16 inches (34.5 to 40.6 cm) and the average height of the female 13 to 15 inches (33 to 38 cm). The average weight of male is 18 to 25 pounds (8 to 11.3 kg) and the average weight of the female is 15 to 20 pounds (6.8 to 9 kg)
Shiba Inu Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. Facts a Shiba Inu Dogs can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Shiba Inu Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The Shiba Inu Dog breed appears with the head, which is in proportion with the length of the body. The Shiba Inu Dog circular muzzle of the dog has a reasonable stop and tapers a little toward the snout. The Shiba Inu Dog have tight lips and a black colored nose. The teeth of the breed, meet in a scissors bite, and the dark-colored, triangular-shaped eyes are set deeply, with blacked colored eye rims. The Shiba Inu Dog have triangular-shaped, vertical ears and are small in ratio to the remaining parts of the body. The Shiba Inu Dog forelegs are straight, with the removed dewclaws. The coiled tail of the Shiba Inu Dog is set high and is bulky at the bottom, and carried over the back, either in a loop form or with a sickle arc. The Shiba Inu Dog double coat of the dog is flexible, and their undercoat is thick and stiff. The outer coat of the Shiba Inu Dog is straight, and comes with different colors, such as red, or the red color mixed with some black overlay, sesame with red markings, black with tan markings, the entire with a cream, gray or buff undercoat.
The Shiba Inu Dog breed is attentive, confident, brave, affectionate, kind, and daring, and can be trained easily. The Shiba Inu Dog is spotless and most dogs attempt to keep away from puddles and are comparatively effortless to housebreak. The Shiba Inu Dog bond closely with their owner and they bark just a little. These breeds are playful and amusing, and they are well-adjusted with kids, cats and other dogs.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Shiba Inu Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Shiba Inu Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female Shiba Inu Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. Shiba Inu Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month. Female Shiba Inu Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
The Shiba Inu Dog breed possesses a spotless, coarse, rigid, short-haired fur that is trouble-free to groom. This dog breed is a cyclic of heavy shedding.
The average lifespan of the Shiba Inu breed ranges from 12 years to 15 years.
If purchasing a Shiba Inu Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
The Shiba Inu Dog belongs to the Non-Sporting Group and in 1992 it was recognized (AKC) American Kennel Club.
A Shiba Inu Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
The number one heath problems amongst Shiba Inu Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Shiba Inu Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Shiba Inu Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Shiba Inu Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. Facts a Shiba Inu Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
Average body temperature for a Shiba Inu Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Shiba Inu Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.