What breeds of dogs come from Japan?
The Shikoku Ken is a beautiful Japanese spitz-type breed with a wolf-like appearance.
- Akita Inu.
- Hokkaido Inu.
- Kai Ken.
- Kishu Ken.
- Shiba Inu.
- Shikoku Ken.
What is Japan’s famous dog? Despite the recent uptick in the popularity of cute shiba-inus, the most famous Japanese dog is almost undoubtedly Hachikō, a white akita who was born in 1923. Hachikō grew up walking his master to Shibuya Station and picking him up there after work.
Is a Shiba Inu a Japanese dog? An ancient Japanese breed, the Shiba Inu is a little but well-muscled dog once employed as a hunter. Today, the spirited, good-natured Shiba is the most popular companion dog in Japan.
What is the cutest Japanese dog? The Shiba Inu is one of the most popular breeds around. In fact, the famous ‘doge’ meme, features a Shiba Inu. These fluffy tan-coloured dogs are small to medium sized and as puppies they look quite like downy foxes. They are fox-like in other ways too, being quite independent and good at hunting.