MEET 11 BREEDS OF JAPANESE DOGS
Because of their friendly and loving manner, dogs are one of the most loved animal species in the world. Although the Japanese are known for their preference for cats, Japan also has fascinating dog breeds. Shall we meet some?
O Shikoku Inu it is a dog from the Kochi region in Japan. This is a region that is difficult to access, so this breed is considered one of the purest, as crossing with other breeds becomes more difficult. Shikoku Inu puppies tend to be docile and are loving towards their owners.
O Hokkaido is a breed descended from the medium-sized dogs that accompanied immigrants from Honshu to the island of Hokkaido, during the Kamakura era, in the 17th century. As a strong and cold-resistant breed, Hokkaidos adapt well to mountainous regions, which is why they were used for hunting large animals like the brown bear.
Result of the crossing of western races with the Shikoku Inubreed dogs Tosa are known to be fighters. This is the largest breed of Japanese origin. They don't usually like strangers very much, but he gets very attached to family members and can be a great watchdog for your home.
Kishu is one of the oldest breeds we know, at least 3000 years old. It received this name because of the place of origin, which is called Kishu. Because of their remarkable courage, these dogs were used for hunting wild boar and other animals much larger than themselves.