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Learn more about the breed


The Shiba is an ancient breed, with traces going back all the way to 300 b.c. The smallest of the 6 Spitz’ dogs to have originated in Japan, the Shiba is named after its history as a hunter in the rugged mountains of Japan; “Shiba” means “brushwood” (referring either to the brush in the mountains or to the dog’s reddish color) in Japanese, and “Inu” means “dog.” By the end of World War II Shibas were nearly extinct, but they survived Japan’s wartime deprivations and are today the country’s number-one companion animal. Supplemented by roles in major films, such as Hachiko.


Being small, but nimble dogs, if they have decided they don’t want to be caught - they won’t. Due to their independent personality, it can be quite a challenge to train these dogs, making early training and socialization imperative for this dog to assimilate well into any family. 

Once taught proper canine manners these dogs are truly a joy to be around, and are great with children and other dogs likewise.
Their possessive nature makes them fantastic watchdogs, while also making them very protective of his toys or food. While this may be minimized through early & regular socialization, it is still a wise idea to put his toys and treats away when around other dogs & children. 

Due to all these personality traits, they aren’t recommended for first-time owners and require time as well as patience to maintain.


As extremely affectionate dogs, it is important to let your Shiba not get overly attached to one person - as they may feel the need to defend them from the rest of the family. Being failry territorial, this would pose quite a challenge, making socialization & training top of the list of priorities. 

They have a short, double coat and shed seasonally, but require their fur to be brushed on a bi-daily basis. They require tons of exercise to stop them from venting their boredom / frustration in the wrong way, and a leader in the family to teach him what’s right from wrong (specially if there are children around).


Importance of KCI

Also known as the Kennel Club of India, KCI is a professional body that maintains strict standards across various breeds of dogs across India. All KCI registered dogs come with a KCI registration certificate from the breeder, ensuring their pedigree. KCI representative may also visit the breeder at the time of whelping to ensure maintenance of breed standards. 
As the only reputed governing body of dog breed standards, we always recommend getting a dog that has been registered through this organization in order to have clarity regarding their origin. 

This does, however not ensure the conditions the pup was reared in or in what manner their parents might have been treated. This concern is what brings us to our next point: AWBI Certification

Significance of AWBI

The Animal Welfare Board of India requires that any individual selling any living dog must be registered with the animal welfare state board of their jurisdiction. In not doing so, both the buyer and seller are committing a crime.

Since this amendment was passed, it became illegal to buy / sell dogs without the breeder being the valid, original holder of an AWBI license. Apart from this judicial responsibility, AWBI also has strict guidelines regarding the conditions that the dogs must be kept in and the treatment provided to them. These guidelines make sure breeders follow responsible breeding practices  Due to these reasons, we strictly work only with AWBI registered breeders, and implore you to do the same.

How can you make a difference?

Ensure that you only work with AWBI registered breeders, and if you're looking for a purebred dog try to find one that is KCI registered. By forcing the breeders to obtain a license, we may finally put an end to puppy mills and unethical breeding practices.

Want to purchase this pup? Follow our simple 5 step process!


Connect with us through our contact page. You will be asked to provide some basic information, after which we may find the perfect pup for you. If you need help deciding which pup is right for you, please refer to our pet parent questionnaire.


You may browse & choose from one of the many responsibly bred & pedigreed pups available; or if nothing fits the bill - we will find the right one for you (applicable to a ₹250 pet finding fee - see details).


Once the perfect pup is found - we will schedule a call for you to see the pup in real time and have any burning questions answered.


Given that you are satisfied with all aspects of the puppy, delivery / pickup will be scheduled according to your convenience. You may make the payment via UPI, NEFT, or RTGS - post which your pup shall be dispatched within 3 days.


Given that you are satisfied with all aspects of the puppy, delivery / pickup will be scheduled according to your convenience. You may make the payment via UPI, NEFT, or RTGS - post which your pup shall be dispatched within 3 days.

Date of Birth:




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Bangalore, Karnataka, India



Shiba Inu

Import & Champion bloodlines


Banuchandra is located in Goa, India and has a reputation for breeding some of India's most recognizable Rottweilers and Mudhol Hounds, both of which have appeared on the Indian Kennel Gazette in the past. Breeding Shih Tzu's and Bichon Frise of late, his pups can be spotted regularly winning dog shows across the country. Known for his ethical breeding practices and always prioritizing the health and well-being of his pups over any monetary gain, he is a respected breeder in the dog breeding community and has a great knowledge of different breeds and their characteristics. He regularly travels to Bangalore and can find you any breed of superior quality that you desire within Karnataka or Maharashtra. He is known for his professionalism and dedication to providing the best possible care for his dogs.

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