Shiba Inu Canada

the National Breed Club

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Shiba Inu Canada is the official breed club accredited by the  Canadian Kennel Club, the CKC. Shiba Inu Canada is a group of dedicated breeders and owners who formed this club to protect and advance the interests of the breed.  We hold CKC sanctioned Specialties; provide information about the breed for breeders, owners, and judges of the breed, and to the general public who wish to learn more about the breed.


 Saturday, May 11, 2019 -  Regional Specialty

In conjunction with the Tyee Kennel Club's 4 All Breed conformation shows, on beautiful Vancouver Island.  Visit the EVENTS page for more information and Schedule.

August 1 - 5, 2019 - Regional & National Specialties

Shiba Inu Canada will be holding the 2019 NATIONAL SPECIALTY, as well as a REGIONAL SPECIALTY at the spectacular Spruce Meadows outside Calgary, Alberta. A wonderful opportunity to meet dogs, breeders and other owners, and share Shiba Stories.

Held in conjunction with the Alberta Kennel Club, there is the opportunity to win 6 sets of points towards championships and to earn points for National ranking.

Activities will include the AGM, a Live Auction with lots of Shiba items, no-host dinner on show grounds, plus more.


Looking For A Shiba Inu?

The breed is going through a popularity explosion, due to the extensive attention given them on social media.

Please realize there is more to a Shiba Inu than all those cute photos - this is a tough, independent dog that can be challenging to even the most experienced dog owner. 

All the attention has created a demand - and a large number of puppy mills have been formed to fill that demand. PLEASE do your research and do not contribute to the misery the breeding dogs endure in these puppy factories. 

It is not easy to get a good quality Shiba - there are not a lot of responsible breeders in Canada so it may mean waiting for some time. It is worth the wait to get a healthy, happy puppy from parents who have been screened for genetic health issues, have good temperaments and actually look like the breed.

Visit our Breeders Directory for breeders in your area.