Colorado Shiba Inu Rescue Blog


5 yr old female Shiba/Australian Shepherd mix, $275 adoption fee

Saka is an adorable, independent, and curious girl.  She is very friendly and more Aussie than Shiba-like in her need for people’s attention. She has lived successfully with children as young as 2 years old.… Read the rest

Leon **ADOPTED**

6 yr old male Shiba

**FOSTER PLANS TO ADOPT HIM** Not taking applications for Leon**

Leon is a handsome boy and quite the charmer. Although his family loved him dearly, his habitual bolting and escaping forced them to surrender him to rescue, as they could not keep him safe.… Read the rest

Riley & Chesney

Bonded pair of 9 yr. old male Shibas, no apts/condos, no small children, $275 adoption fee for the pair

Riley and Chesney are litermates and have spent their entire lives together with one owner. They are deeply bonded and cannot be separated.… Read the rest

Cael (renamed Koji) **ADOPTED**

7 yr old male Shiba

**The foster will adopt Cael after a trail period. We are NOT taking applications specifically for Cael**

Cael is a handsome, smart, curious, and stoic boy. He’s a typical Shiba and takes a little time to warm up to new people.… Read the rest

Yoshi **ADOPTED**

2 yr old male Shiba


Yoshi was in need of a new home due to circumstances outside of his owner’s control.  He is a sweet boy with lots of energy and friendly with everyone.  … Read the rest

Hoshi (9/3/2003 – 12/7/2018)

It is with great sadness that we share that hospice foster, Hoshi, has passed away. Below is the eulogy his devoted foster, Mike, wrote for him:

Hoshi: September 3, 2003 – December 7, 2018
I have had dogs all my life.

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7 yr old female Shiba, no small children, no apts/condos, needs another dog

This precious little girl is Nezumi, but we call her “Zumi”. Nezumi means mouse in Japanese, so we thought it an appropriate name for such a tiny little thing.  … Read the rest

Arie **ADOPTED**

6 yr old female Shiba

Arie is in rescue because she was not getting along with the new puppy in her home. Arie is about the sweetest thing you’ve ever met and is a pretty mellow girl.  She is good with most dogs, but is a Shiba, so doesn’t like “in your face” dogs and would rather skip the dog park.  … Read the rest


10 month old female Shiba, no cats, no apts/condos, $400 adoption fee

KoKo is as cute as they come, super sweet and a total goofball who will make you laugh every day! She is still very much a puppy, so she can be a handful.  
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Free Microchip Event – Sat. Nov. 10th 12-3pm

If you know Shibas, you know that they are escape artists, runners, bolters, and not easy to catch!  They are also masters at slipping their collars, so an ID tag alone doesn’t always guarantee you will be reunited with your Shiba if they go missing.… Read the rest