Welcome to My First Shiba Inu!

My First Shiba Inu began as a simple website building project dedicated to the Shiba Inu breed of dogs. A special breed of dog that has brought much joy and wonder into our lives.

As we slowly grow, we strive to build meaningful connections to spread Shiba Inu awareness, education, and compassion.

Simply put, our purpose is to HONOR THE SHIBA. Thanks for visiting!

Popular Blog Posts:

How To Turn Your Shiba Inu Into a GIF

Do you enjoy endlessly staring at other people's Shiba Inu GIFs to help make time melt away?Did you ever wish you could make your very own Shiba Inu GIF?Besides describing how incredibly funny, wild, or intelligent your Shiba Inu can be is hard with just words,...

How To Photograph Your Shiba Inu Like a Pro

Most Shiba Inu owners will probably admit that the sheer volume of photos on their phone is comprised solely of their Shibas.Getting that truly perfect shot of your adorable Shiba Inu may be elusive to those that have minimal photography skills, knowledge, and...

What Exactly Is A Shiba Inu Kigurumi?

Want to dress up like your Shiba Inu and lounge together on the sofa? Now you can with Shiba Inu Kigurumi! Okay, I know. You probably have no idea what kigurumi is, so let me explain. What Does The Word "Kigurumi" Mean? ​“Kigurumi” is a compound word in Japanese that...

Best Pet Carrier For Shiba Inus / Medium Dogs

For most Shiba Inu owners, there will eventually be a time when a pet carrier will be of great use - whether for transportation, airline rides, or sudden emergencies.For some, that time will come sooner than others.Pet carriers help owners transport their pets safely...

The Fat Shiba Inu And Why Dog Obesity Is Not Cute

The "fat" Shiba Inu trend needs to stop.Seriously, how can anybody think an overweight and obviously suffering living thing is "cute"? And the worse part of it is that it's not even the Shiba Inus fault. It's their owners who are supposed to love and care for...

Shiba Inu Puppy Chew Toys – The 10 Best To Chew On

While puppyhood is a precious time in a dog’s life that contains immeasurable joy, there are definitely some things about the puppy stage that we’d rather skip through.And one of those things is chewing!Puppies are master chewers and destroyers - but they really...

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SHIBA INU FUN FACTS:

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  • The Shiba Inu is the National dog of Japan
  • The oldest Shiba Inu Pusuke lived to 26 years old!
  • Shiba Inu’s are very clean and don’t enjoy getting muddy
  • Shiba Inu’s can be very vocal when necessary and have been known to be Drama Queens
  • Shiba Inu litters are generally very small
  • Shiba Inu’s are not overly playful dogs like Labrador’s and have been referred to as “Serious Samurai’s”
  • The distinctive white markings on their chest and face is called Urajiro in Japanese
  • Shiba Inu’s are very loyal