Links to Useful Breed Information and Educational Resources:
National Shiba Inu Rescue (courtesy listings and information, database of local rescue groups and the areas they serve).
"About the Shiba Inu" from the National Shiba Club of America (breed history, breed standard, colors, breeder directory and breed health information).
The Shiba Inu Forum (forums for various topics related to the breed, their health, happiness and behavior).
"Stop and Read Before You Buy" from NW Shibas4Life Rescue (article about the breed and what you should know before bringing one into your home).
"Smoking and Animals: Healthy Habits For Healthy Pets" from QuitDay.org is an article on making the choice to live smoke free - to improve your quality of life and that of your pets too.
Shiba Sightline (discussion group for owners of Shiba Inus with eye problems, especially Glaucoma, to exchange ideas and knowledge).
The Misanthropic Shiba: Shiba Guide (humorous, yet accurate, information about the breed and how to live with them).
"Is a Shiba Right for You?" from Midwest Shiba Inu Rescue (information about matching the right dog for the right home, health issues, how to introduce new dogs to your home, locating training facilities, and why you should consider rescue).
"All About Shibas" from NYC Shiba Rescue (links to articles about Shibas with children, other pets, door bolting, fear and aggression, adding new dogs to a pack, and adopting older dogs).
Dogfoodadvisor.com (reviews and analysis of dog food brands and types).
Links to Local and International Shiba Inu Rescue Organizations:
Midwest Shiba Inu Rescue (MSIR)
NYC Shiba Rescue (NYCSR)
NW Shibas4Life Rescue
Saving Shibas Inc.
Safe Harbor Animal Rescue
Tri-State Shiba Inu Rescue
DC Shiba Inu Rescue (DC SIR)
Shiba Inu Rescue of Texas (SIRTx)
Animal Guardian Network (AGN)
Shiba Inu Rescue Association (SIRA)
Southern California Shiba Inu Rescue Inc.
Shiba Rescue of New Jersey (SRNJ)
Shiba Rescue of Colorado (fka Shiba Scout)
Shiba Inu Rescue of Florida (SIRF)
Save Me Scout Rescue
Northern California Shiba Inu Rescue
Northern Nevada Shiba Rescue
Shiba Rescue GTA
Japanese Shiba Inu Rescue UK
Shiba Rescue Belgium (Shiba Herplaatsing)
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Greater Toronto, Canada
SIRRA raises and distributes funds to aid in Shiba rescue and adoption by providing funds for vet care that exceeds what normal adoption fees would cover. Rescue organizations and independent rescuers in the USA can apply for grants up to a maximum of $600/dog.