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Shiba Inu Neutered Male
Shiba Inu Dog For Adoption in TROUPSBURG, NY, USA

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Date Listed: 10/21/2018
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Breed: Shiba Inu
Gender: Male Male


Age: Adult
Availability Date: 10/21/2018
Location: TROUPSBURG, NY, 14885
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Shiba Inu Dog For Adoption in TROUPSBURG, NY, USA

Rex is a 6yr old neutered male. He is super friendly and loves attention. He is crate trained and up to date on vaccinations. I can also meet in Oxford NJ

Shiba Inu

A.K.A. : Japanese Shiba Inu, Japanese Small Size Dog, Shiba Ken
Overview: The Shiba Inu is a quiet and reserved dog indoors, but loves to romp and play in the great outdoors. He's a jumper, even able to catch birds, and often washes his face with paws ' like a cat!
Breed Group: Non-Sporting
Weight (lbs): male: about 23 female: about 17
Height (in): male: 14-16, female: 13-15
Colors: Red, red sesame (red with black overlay), or black and tan; white markings on the sides of muzzle, under jaw and neck, and on chest and stomach.
Coat: Double coated with the outer coat being stiff and straight and the undercoat soft and thick. Guard hairs stand off the body are about 1.5-2" in length at the withers. Tail hair is slightly longer and stands open in a brush.
Character: Shiba Inus are very curious and cheerful dogs. They are watchful and bond closely with their family. Easily housebroken, these dogs bark infrequently.
Temperament: This breed is reserved around children and strangers, but they normally get along well with almost any creatures.
Care: Its double coat needs brushing one or two times weekly, more when shedding.
Training: This breed is very independent. Training sessions should be made to be fun and engaging, so he'll stay on task.
Activity: The Shiba neds a daily workout,either in the form of a vigorous game in the yard, a long walk, or a good run in a safe area.
Country of Origin: Japan
Health Issue: This breed is generally hardy, with few genetic weaknesses. A small number may be prone to heart disease and progressive retinal atrophy.
Life Expectancy: 12-15

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