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Not to be confused with the Shiba Inu

Facts about Shikoku dogs Edit

Shikoku-dog-in-the-snow-photo

The Shikoku is a native, primitive Japanese breed of dog from Shikoku island that is similar to a Shiba Inu. The Shikoku was recently added as recognized breed of the American Kennel Club as an AKC FSS standard, it is recognized by the Japan Kennel Club, an organization recognized by AKC as an official foreign registry. The Shikoku is also in the Canadian Kennel Club Hound group and the United Kennel Club, awaiting full recognition. In 1937 the Japanese Crown recognized the Shikoku dog as a living "natural monument" of Japan.

Coat colors Edit

  • Red Sesame
  • Black Sesame
  • Sesame

Temperament Edit

Agile, Brave, Cautious, Energetic, Intelligent, Loyal

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