Breed Standards for the Shiba Inu
Moderately compact, and slightly longer than tall.
Foxlike head; Almond-shaped eyes; Small, triangular, erect ears, well furred.
Curled over back
Light, quick, and agile, with an effortless, smooth stride.
A double coat consisting of a strong straight out coat with a soft undercoat.
Weight: 20 – 30 lb
Height: male: 14 .5” – 16.5”; female: 13.5” – 15.5”
Bold, independent, and headstrong.