The Shiba Inu’s Colours:


  • Black and Tan (Tricolor) Shiba

  • Sesame

  • Red

  • Black Sesame; and/or

  • Red Sesame


General Appearance of the Shiba Inu


  • The Shiba is a small sized dog, well balanced, well boned with well developed muscles. Their constitution is strong and their action quick, free and beautiful. 


  • Height (at withers):

    • Males: 39.5 cm

    • Females: 36.5 cm

    • There is a tolerance of 1.5 cm smaller or taller 


  • For further information regarding the breed standard please see: