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What You Should Know About Shiba Inu Puppies
If you are considering getting a Shiba Inu puppy, there are a few things you should know about these independent thinkers. You should start socializing your puppy early, as they shed a lot. You should also brush their hair regularly and provide daily exercise and mental stimulation. And, just like any other breed of dog, they need regular brushing. So, if you can spare some time to train your new friend, it would be a great choice.
They need early socialization
Like all other puppies, Shiba Inus need to be socialized and exposed to a variety of people and situations in order to become well-rounded dogs. The breed is known for its strong personality and need for constant stimulation, and it’s important to start socializing your puppy early. Even if you plan to get it a job as a hunting dog later on, it’s essential to socialize it to other people and situations early on.
Shiba Inus can get along with other dogs, but they must be socialized from a young age. While they can get along with cats and other dogs, they are not usually social around other animals. Depending on their age and breed, they may not enjoy sharing their food. However, their deep affection for humans and wacky personalities will make them great additions to any household. So, make sure you start early socialization so you can enjoy your new puppy’s fun and personality.
While the Shiba Inu is a very intelligent breed, you should not expect it to follow commands and be social with strangers right away. They will find ways to get one up on you, so early socialization is important. Training a Shiba Inu will take time and patience, but it can be rewarding. A great way to begin socializing a puppy is to take it to obedience classes and puppy training.
They shed a lot
During the semi-annual shedding period, Shiba Inu puppies will lose their heavy coats. Often called blowing coats, these furs contain dead skin cells and can cause allergies. Proper grooming will keep your Shiba Inu’s shedding to a minimum. During non-shedding seasons, it is recommended that you bathe your Shiba Inu at least twice a year.
Shedding can be a sign of a number of health problems. Shiba Inu puppies typically shed a moderate amount of hair, although clumps of hair or patches of balding should be cause for concern. Fortunately, most Shiba owners report that their pups’ coats recover just fine. Some owners have resorted to putting out their dogs’ hair for birds to use as nests.
In order to minimize the shedding, Shiba Inu puppies need to get regular exercise. Although their coats tend to lighten with age, puppies can have darker muzzles and white smiles. To remove pet hair from furniture and cloth, you can use a damp rubber glove. Alternatively, you can use a damp sponge to remove the fur from any type of fabric. A clean sponge should do the trick.
If you’re worried that your new dog will shed a lot, you may want to consider buying a dog house for your new pet. Dogs naturally shed hair, but the Shiba breed is not likely to produce doggy odor. Despite this, it’s important to be aware of the shedding habits of Shibas so you can better care for your new pet. The next time you visit a pet store, remember to ask the vendor if the product has a guarantee that it’s free of dog hairs.
They need regular brushing
Brushing your Shiba Inu puppy is an important part of grooming them. Just like humans, they need to be washed every few days. Use a gentle shampoo and a clean towel to do it. Using a pet shampoo and conditioner will help clean your puppy without the harsh chemicals found in human shampoo. Make sure you follow the manufacturer’s directions for your Shiba Inu’s coat.
If your puppy is a newcomer to brushing, you should start at the head and work your way down to the tail. Brushing your puppy regularly will help prevent matting and promote healthy growth. Using a rubber side brush will help you get rid of any mats. Make brushing a positive experience for your pet. The puppy will grow accustomed to the process, and it will also get used to it.
The right kind of brush for your puppy will be crucial. There are slicker brushes and pin brushes for your Shiba Inu. Pin brushes are designed for dogs with fine coats, while slicker brushes are best for the thicker varieties. Pin brushes are designed for dogs with coarse hair and feature wide-set “pins” instead of bristles. Pin brushes typically have a plastic ball at the end to protect the puppy.
They are independent thinkers
While Shiba Inu puppies are highly independent, they do need human companionship. They are not suitable for households with young children because they are not good with being left alone for long periods of time. A good Shiba Inu owner is someone who can be a trustworthy and kind pack leader to his or her dog. There are many benefits to owning a Shiba Inu. Listed below are some of the most important reasons to own a Shiba Inu.
Independent thinkers: Shibas are busy little bees, always seeking new activities and experiences. Although they get along with most pets, some will have trouble with other dogs or cats in the household, while others will chase other small animals. It is recommended that you have at least two Shibas in your home to keep them from fighting and causing each other trouble. Shibas also have a stubborn streak and should be trained to be more obedient and patient.
Active: Shiba Inu need plenty of exercise and should be walked at least 40 minutes a day. A large yard is the ideal location for a Shiba Inu puppy, but always make sure to leash the dog. Shibas are natural independent thinkers and do not respond to commands until they’ve run a long distance. If you want to keep your Shiba happy, you can purchase advanced puzzle toys for them.
They need secure fences
Shiba Inu puppies need secure fence for a variety of reasons. First of all, they’re determined little creatures. They can climb and jump like cats, and they’re very agile. If they have the chance, they’ll figure out how to escape any enclosure, including trees and stockade fences. Besides, boredom and the opportunity to chase other animals can trigger their escape instincts. If you’re planning to leave your Shiba puppy alone, an in-ground fence is not recommended.
Second, Shibas love to exercise outside. Fortunately, Shibas are great hikers. Their natural winter coat makes them great companions for chilly days. However, to keep them safe from wandering, they need to be leash-trained. While most dogs will easily learn this task, a few will require obedience training classes. Shibas need daily exercise and mental stimulation. They also shed all year round, and they require a stable alpha role.
Lastly, Shiba Inus need a safe yard. Their prey drive makes them prone to escaping from the home. As such, you must make sure that they have a secure fence surrounding their home. Shiba Inu puppies need secure fences in their home and secure fencing in their yard. Secure fencing will prevent these dogs from becoming escaped. You can purchase a fence for your Shiba Inu puppy in a local pet store or through online stores.
They need a lot of exercise
Although the Shiba Inu breed is undemanding, it requires plenty of exercise. You can also go for a jog with the dog or take it for a ride on your bike. Shibas also need a lot of exercise because of their high prey drive and ability to escape from their home. Even when they are indoors, it is important to keep the dog leashed.
Like all other dogs, Shiba Inus need a lot of exercise to stay healthy and happy. These active dogs love to explore their surroundings and will not be content in a crate. Unless exercised and trained properly, these puppies can become overactive and destructive. If you don’t give them the time they need to burn off their excess energy, they can become destructive. Taking the puppy outside for exercise on a regular basis will also help socialize your dog with other dogs.
To provide your puppy with plenty of mental stimulation, you can give them a digging pit. Set up a small baby splash pool in the hole and fill it with clean sand. Hide treats in the sand. Shiba Inus love to dig, and you can give them a digging pit to play in. You can also give them a treat or two when they dig.


  • 1. Are All Teacups Vaccinated and Dewormed?

    All Puppy Heaven Teacup Puppies have complete up-to-date shots and dewormings. This does not mean that they have gone through the full set of them. We give them their shots as needed. Once you pick up or your new puppy, or once we have your puppy delivered to you, you will most likely have to continue the set of shots and dewormings until the puppy is fully up-to-date. Remember, there is absolutely no taking your puppy out in public before it receives all of its shots.

  • 2. Are Puppy Heaven Teacup Puppies Fully Registered?

    Some purebred puppies will come with a full pedigree certification aplication which indicate the puppy’s date-of-birth, breed, coat color, 2 generation lineage of registered sires and dames, and more. Our puppies are registered with one of these registry agencies: American Kennel Club (AKC), Continental Kennel Club (CKC), American Canine Association (ACA) , or World Dog Registration Club (WDRC).
    The puppy information tab will indicate if a puppy is registered and if so, the type of registration.

    All mixed breed puppies do not come with any type of registration papers.

  • 3. Does Puppy Heaven Provide Health Guarantees?

    Puppy Heaven has a very fair health guarantee policy. Every puppy comes with a health guarantee. Some of the things we cover include: life threatening viral diseases and congenital defects. To see the full terms and conditions, please contact us directly so we can send you a copy.

  • 4. Does Puppy Heaven Ship Their Puppies?

    Yes. We ship our puppies if you live far away. If the airport allows it, we will ship your teacup puppy to your nearest airport. In addition to the cost of the puppy’s adoption, PuppyHeaven.com charges $300 for shipping. This covers the Health Certificate, Traveling Crate, Water Dispenser, Air Flight, and Care and Handling. Once payment is made in full, Puppy Heaven books the flight, makes the arrangements and gives you all the information and details for pickup. Service depends on weather conditions as well as individual airline and airport policies. Ask about our special hand delivery service. More info can be found on Puppy Heaven’s Shipping & Handling page.

  • 5. How Big Do Teacups Get?

    The first indicator is the breed of the dog. To estimate what the puppy’s full-grown size will be, first figure out which breed you want. Every dog has its own characteristics and no two teacups will grow the same. Yorkies weigh about 1.5 lbs (24 oz.) at 10 weeks old and will likely grow to become 3-4 lbs. For more information on how big the teacup puppy you want to purchase will become, please contact us directly for an accurate weight measurement.

  • 6. How Can I View Your Puppies?

    We invite you to visit our nursery located in the San Fernando Valley right outside of Los Angeles City or our location in Las Vegas. Please call or e-mail to schedule an appointment. Business hours are listed on the contact page. Feel free to contact us at any time to learn more about who we are, what we do, and the puppies we match to loving families. We’re happy to share our knowledge, we’re happy to help, and we’re especially happy to welcome you to the Puppy Heaven Family!

  • 7. How Do I Use the Make an Offer Feature?

    Puppy Heaven understands the value of your business and wants to give you the easiest way possible to buy the puppy of your dreams. In order to do so, we’ve created the ‘make an offer’ feature. We want you to give us your best price and if we find it matches with what we can do for you, then we will approve your offer. Simply go to the profile page of the dog you wish to adopt and click the ‘make an offer’ button on the bottom of its’ profile. We will send you a response and get the ball rolling.

  • 8. Under What Circumstances Does Puppy Heaven Deny the Purchase of a Teacup Puppy?

    Puppy Heaven takes the time to get to know the families and people that will be adopting our rare and remarkable teacup puppies. We hold interviews in person, over the phone, or both with all potential buyers and adopters. From time to time we must deny a family ownership of a puppy from our kennel. This is based on our own set of standards, intuition, and feelings after an interview. We only want the best for our puppies because our puppies deserve the best loving and safest environment possible. We hope you understand and we apologize for any frustration this may cause to those who get denied.

  • 9. What Happens If I Purchase a Sick Puppy?

    Every customer is required to get his or her new teacup puppy examined by a veterinarian within 72 hours of pickup or delivery. If the vet finds a defect in the puppy’s health, you may return the puppy within 72 hours for a full refund. For those who live in and around the San Fernando Valley, we recommend taking your puppy to the Northridge Pet Hospital for a free check-up. For puppies that have to board a plane, we issue a Health Certificate that ensures the puppy’s good health status. However, you are still required to take your puppy to the vet within 72 hours from the time you pick up your puppy from the airport or when it gets delivered to your doorstep.

  • 10. What's a Teacup Puppy?

    Teacup is a term of endearment for a very small dog. It is not a breed or a kind of dog. This term is not recognized by any official dog federation. But every breed has a smallest kind of dog, and teacup is the common way to describe them. Simply put, Puppy Heaven carries the world’s smallest dogs. Sizes of teacup puppies vary between breeds.

  • 11. Why Should I Join Your Waiting List?

    Because you know you want a teacup puppy but there is not one currently available that you’re in love with yet. Once you join the list, we will let you know your place on it along with the next estimated availability for new breeds — usually 1-4 weeks old. When you are the first on the list, you’re the first to know and the first to choose. Once you make your choice then you can transfer your deposit to place your new true love on hold.

  • 12. You Only Have Males, So How Do I Get a Female? Or Vice Versa?

    Just leave a deposit and we will notify you when your breed becomes available in the gender of your choice. Or come back often to check our available puppies listing.

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