* * " Spring be in de air ands soes be me. Me nose be tellin' me dis; so me be greetin' de soon-to-be arrival of a new Season !"
Shiba dog. Beautiful dog. The Shiba Inu (柴犬?) is the smallest of the six original and distinct spitz breeds of dog from Japan. Inu is the Japanese word for dog, but the origin of the prefix "Shiba" is less clear.