Shiba Inu
Picture of Kuma, a male Shiba Inu

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Home:San Francisco, CA  
Age: 16 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 26-50 lbs

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   Leave a bone for Kuma

Kookie, Kookster, Kookieman, fuzzbrain.

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Quick Bio:

October 15th 1999

Pupperoni, chin rubs, lying at his mom's feet, sleeping on the down comforter and the couch, long beach walks, staring at gopher holes, riding with his head out the car window.

"Don't touch my feet and don't pick me up!" Strangers near his food dish, sidewalk grates, vacuum cleaners, not being able to ride with his head out the car window.

Favorite Toy:
His mom's hand, anything that squeaks, a rope attached to a tree.

Favorite Food:
Anything (especially popcorn with hippie dust) that hits the floor.

Favorite Walk:
Mendocino Headlands down to Portuguese Beach.

Best Tricks:
He starts barking as soon as I answer the phone or place a call. He has trained me to throw a dog treat out the back door to get rid of him.

Arrival Story:
It took the breeder 6 months to come up with a puppy she thought would fit in with our family. When we went for our audition the female puppy she wanted us to meet ignored us completely and the fat, furry male waddled over, jumped into my son's lap and licked him up one side and down the other. We were adopted!

Although Kuma is a purebred shiba he has an extremely long coat. People think he's part Chow or Pomeranian. He has long silky hair that sticks out from behind his ears making him look like Albert Einstein and a beautiful plumey tail. Now that we have lived together for 8+ years we find that "normal" shibas look rather naked and we are embarrassed for them because of their paltry tails!

The Groups I'm In:
Dogs of the Ancients

I've Been On Dogster Since:
March 11th 2004 More than 12 years!

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