Townsend, DE

The Shiba is the smallest of the Japanese native breeds of dog and was originally
developed for hunting by sight and scent in the dense underbrush of Japan's
mountainous areas. Alert and agile with keen senses,  he is also an excellent watchdog
and companion. He is compact with well developed muscles. Males and females are
distinctly different in appearance: males are masculine without coarseness, females are
feminine without weakness of structure.
(taken from the AKC standard for the Shiba Inu)
Shiba Inu's are a very intelligent and independent breed. They are not for everyone.  
They can't be trusted off lead. They are obedient, when they want to be. They are
good with children if both they and the children are respectfull of each other. Some can
be aggressive with other dogs, especially with dogs of the same sex.
They are a wonderful breed if you take the time to do your research and know what to
I hope you enjoy your visit with our Shibas!

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Welcome to Tengai Shiba Inu
After over 20 years in New Jersey, we are now located in Delaware.
We are a small family run hobby exhibitor and  breeder of Shiba Inu puppies.
We are  very proud of our dogs and their accomplishments. We hope you
enjoy looking at our dogs!
Please feel free to e-mail us with any comments or questions!
We are proud to be an
Tengai translates to "Distant Shore" or
"Heavenly Shore" in Japanese
Japanese TV commercial Link
We were fortunate to be asked to have
two of our pups be in a Japanese Real
Estate Commercial to be aired here in the
Please look at the link below