Good Exercises For Your Shiba Inu
The Shiba Inu, or “Little Brushwood Dog” are one of the oldest dog breeds in existence. Considered the national pride of Japan, these dogs were used for small game hunting for decades. They make great pets for households that have other dogs, children, or cats, but can be a danger to smaller pets like hamsters or Guinea pigs.
- sharp ears
easily house broken
is clean, and uncomfortable with getting dirty
curious and adventurous
independent and prone to wandering
is comfortable in urban environments
is comfortable with children and most other pets
will likely chase squirrels, gerbils, hamsters, or other small mammals and rodents, even if those small mammals are pets
Suggested Exercise Plan
Things To Note
- This breed does not fair well in high temperatures. Exercise indoors on hot days.
- Shibas require a strong, assertive leader. Without discipline they will wander off on their own and disobey commands.