This dog is native of Japan and measures between 45cm and 55cm for 25 kilos average. This dog has muscular body and powerful legs. Its bushy tail is curled over its back and its eyes are almost triangular in shape, usually brown. Its hair is soft, dense and thick enough throughout the body, especially on the neck and tail, and the coat can be red, sesame, brindle, black and even white. This is a loving dog, loyal and obedient with the whole family. Courageous, it will make a good guard dog, never aggressive. Did you know that it was the favorite dog of the Ainu people who lived hundreds of years ago in Japan?