This is Shiba Inu that most of us know, the Shinshu Inu variation. When people mention Shiba Inu, they are referring to the Shinshu Shiba Inu Variation
The Shinshu Shiba makes up the biggest proportion of surviving variations of the Shiba Inu. It has a stocky but compact frame with a thick, smooth coat.
When it comes to temperament, Shiba Inu are generally even tempered but very alert and aware of their environment. They tend to thrive with a lot of outdoor access.
The Shiba inu is the most popular dog in Japan which is a big deal in a country where 14% of the households have at least one dog. The main reason they are so popular is without a doubt their incredibly charming personalities.
These dogs are very faithful to their owners but this does not stop them from being super social with other people and people and pets.
Shiba Inus are also very alert and fearless and can easily be trained for use as guard dogs.