The other day I was walking with my Shiba Inu when I came across one of my neighbors. He is a very pleasant fella, so we got to talking about our animals (he is really big into cats). Both my dogs (Shiba Inu and Siberian Husky) have pretty high prey drives, so I was explaining to him […]
The good news is that Shiba Inus are not extremely energetic dogs. My Siberian Husky leaves my Shiba Inu in the dust in terms of daily energy. However, Shiba Inus are easily bored. They need a fair amount of both physical and mental stimulation every day or they will get frustrated and will likely become destructive […]
Shiba Inus can be very dominant dogs. Shibas are a lot more primitive than many other domesticated dog breeds, and their instinct is frequently to fight rather than flight or appease. As a result, training a Shiba Inu can be more difficult than training other dog breeds. Nevertheless, training a Shiba Inu is very important […]
Who do you think is the best dog trainer? Is it Cesar Millan, Brad Pattison, Victoria Stilwell, or somebody else? We discuss who wins this most coveted and important title of Best Dog Trainer.
This is a lovely story from Nicole, about her very special friend Alex … I have never looked for others with tripods until today and find myself doing so because I believe we are coming to the end of a wonderful 11 year odyssey. Alex lost her left foreleg for reasons unknown to us. […]
My mischievous dog – Shiba Inu Sephy. He is always pushing his boundaries and testing all the people around him. In many ways, his doggy independence and spirit is very admirable. I just wish he would sometimes direct his energy and ingenuity towards more positive activities!
Ok, I’m not talking about the wet dog smell during rainy days or the pungent aroma that occurs when they decide to just let it go. What I am talking about is their every day musk – the smell that they naturally exude when strutting around the house, playing in the great outdoors, or on […]
My dog’s online resume. If you have any appropriate job openings, feel free to contact us.
This fun article considers whether my Shiba Inu would make a good President and what ‘human job’ he would be most suited for. Would your dog make a good President? If not, what ‘human job’ do you think would most suit your dog?
When dogs attack humans or other dogs, we usually blame the dog. Why do dogs attack? Was the dog simply born mean? Is it a problem with the dog’s breed? Or is it not an issue with the dog at all but rather an issue with the dog owners?