Kita the Shiba Inu
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Kita the Shiba Inu

Obi Ron
Shiba Inu

Kita is a pure bred Shiba Inu. She would play 24/7 if she could manage it. She's incredibly smart, and she pretty much thinks the world revolves around her and her alone! At times she's almost cat-like in both agility and behavior, and at other times she wants to cuddle like a puppy. If she doesn't get her way, though, oh man, look out! LOL! For her size, she plays incredibly rough. She's small, but she's fast and agile, and when she really gets going, she runs circles around our German Shepherd that's three times her size. She is disobedient to the point of amusement---Kita does what KITA wants even though she knows what I want. If I call her to come to me, for example, she just looks at me; if I'm offering to play or take her for a walk or give her a treat, then she'll think about it and maybe come if that's what she's in the mood for, but if I'm not offering something she's interested in, she'll just go back to what she was doing. And often, she will purposely misbehave just to gain attention. She loves to grab things around the house she knows she's not supposed to have---usually a tasty Lego from one of our kids' rooms---and then has a blast playing keep-away from the four humans and one other dog trying to catch her. When researching the breed a couple years ago I came across a website that described them as "fiery little furballs from hell". Dead on! :) She's as mischevious as a dog could possibly be, but she's also as loving and devoted a dog as you'll find. I love her independence; she's more like a friend than a pet and there is mutual love and respect. Not a breed for everyone though. If you think you might want a Shiba, be sure you do your research on their personality.

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Comments (11)
May 17, 2008 teeru
Love Kita a lot. Kisses and hugs.
May 17, 2008 iheartnihonken
What a cutie!!!!! I love a cream shiba!
Nov 19, 2008 shibabonkers
she is adorable loved your write up on her,you are so spot on with the breed,cant wait to get my new one, just hope my misha excepts her ok,misha is fine with the other dogs,but 2 shiba girls together,will have to start training straight away,you know shibas,MINE,MINE,MINE. by the way love her name hugs to kita x
Jul 18, 2010 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 4th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
Jul 18, 2010 bestfriends
Happy birthday Kita. You are a lovely dog. Sounds as if my dachshund, Greta, and you both have a catitude thing going for you--you come for affection when you want it, not when called! Enjoy many more healthy, happy years filled with love and play.
Jul 18, 2010 georgia04
Kita sounds like a bundle of energy. She's beautiful. Hopefully she hasn't eaten too many Legos! Happy birthday to her.
Jul 18, 2011 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 5th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
Jul 18, 2012 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 6th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
Jul 18, 2013 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 7th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
Jul 18, 2014 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 8th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
Jul 18, 2015 Dailypuppy Team
Happy 9th Birthday!
Many belly rubs for you on this special day.
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