Many people first became familiar with the Shiba Inu from that 'Doge' meme that was everywhere for a while (very Shiba, much soft. Wow), but these lovable, eccentric Spitz dogs are actually a very old breed, that has developed quite independently from other common breeds of today.

It is this that makes them seem so 'weird.' They are incredibly intelligent dogs that like to keep themselves fastidiously clean, and they have also learned to use their paws much more often than other breeds. In many ways they act more like a cat than a dog! This goes for their personality too, while they like having humans around, they don't necessarily want or need your attention. You have gotta earn the respect of a Shiba!

Sounds like the perfect pet for someone who can't decide between a cat and a dog, right? Just make sure you keep your Shiba stimulated and well exercised, they can become quite destructive when bored. So while they are adorably cute, bright and funny, Shibas are not for everyone, be sure you know what you are doing before you get one!

In the meantime, we here at Bored Panda have compiled a list of Shiba Inus doing what they do best, being hilariously funny. Scroll down to check them out for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

#1

Here Come The Ears

Here Come The Ears

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#2

Please, Tell Me More

Please, Tell Me More

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#3

Shiba Inu Maru Loves To Sleep, Especially With His Little Stuffed Polar Bear Toy

Shiba Inu Maru Loves To Sleep, Especially With His Little Stuffed Polar Bear Toy

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#4

Oh My God He's Looking Straight At The Camera With Crossed Paws This Is The Best Photo I've Taken

Oh My God He's Looking Straight At The Camera With Crossed Paws This Is The Best Photo I've Taken

hvrrysstyles Report

#5

Hello Sir, How May I Help You?

Hello Sir, How May I Help You?

yu k Report

Cyndi H
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

He's a lot friendlier looking than most shopkeepers near me

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#6

She Is Not Looking At A Fly... She's Looking At Us! This Is Scout's Own And Very Unique Way Of Telling Us That She Needs To Go Out

She Is Not Looking At A Fly... She's Looking At Us! This Is Scout's Own And Very Unique Way Of Telling Us That She Needs To Go Out

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#7

Someone Put This Sign Up On The Campus Notice Board And It Made My Entire Day

Someone Put This Sign Up On The Campus Notice Board And It Made My Entire Day

electrapng Report

#8

Just Hangin’ Out Here... Stuck? No Way

Just Hangin’ Out Here... Stuck? No Way

yamamochi223 Report

Hans
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A animal plant hybrid? Science has gone too far!

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#9

She Ate A Scorpion

She Ate A Scorpion

didlo Report

Erin
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I can see the regret in her eyes.

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#10

The Cutest Thing To Come Home To

The Cutest Thing To Come Home To

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#11

I Can Do This

I Can Do This

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#12

Very, Very Angry Shiba

Very, Very Angry Shiba

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#14

Camping Buddies

Camping Buddies

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ItsYaBoi
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hooman this is snowy, even though we are in no snow she is still my best friend

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#15

Uni-Chan Is A 7-Year-Old Shiba Inu Who Loves Swings

Uni-Chan Is A 7-Year-Old Shiba Inu Who Loves Swings

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#16

What's That Wet Thing On My Left Leg?

What's That Wet Thing On My Left Leg?

ali_the_tohono_shiba Report

#17

I'm Tired Of This "Couple's Yoga" Thing Karen

I'm Tired Of This "Couple's Yoga" Thing Karen

shibaken_nuts Report

Luke Barricks
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"I don't want to do this anymore, Karen." *Gets out treats* "Fine."

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#18

What Th..- Turbo Doge!

What Th..- Turbo Doge!

shibacentraI Report

Hans
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You sure this is no giant mole in drilling mode?

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#19

I Believe I Can Fly

I Believe I Can Fly

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#21

She Looked So Pleased With Herself, Until I Decided To Have Some Fun

She Looked So Pleased With Herself, Until I Decided To Have Some Fun

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Hans
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Wicked hair, orange face? But she does not tweet like a maniac, I suppose.

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#22

All Aboard The Shibe Express

All Aboard The Shibe Express

mRNA28 Report

#23

Meet Ryuji, The Most Expressive Shiba From Japan

Meet Ryuji, The Most Expressive Shiba From Japan

ryuji513 Report

#25

Before And After I Eat

Before And After I Eat

yorokonemo Report

#26

Adventure Shibe Reporting For Duty

Adventure Shibe Reporting For Duty

Ipostrandomthings Report

#27

Shiba Sticking Their Heads Out Of The Wall And Waiting To Be Noticed

Shiba Sticking Their Heads Out Of The Wall And Waiting To Be Noticed

Yuri Report

Alexandru Bucur
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

And of course my brain decided to connect this to "The Enigma of Amigara Fault" for some reason. You go into a hole in a mountain and come out as a shiba on the other end... I'd probably go for it.

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#28

When Someone Forces You To Go Out And You Actually Have Fun

When Someone Forces You To Go Out And You Actually Have Fun

shibainuinari Report

#29

Conspiracy Theory: Memory Foam Is Made From Shiba Inus

Conspiracy Theory: Memory Foam Is Made From Shiba Inus

shibacentraI Report

#30

Much Fighting, Very Combat

Much Fighting, Very Combat

_Googly__Eyes_ Report

Nini Meow
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The water droplets takes it a notch high.. which is already high.

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#31

The Look On His Face

The Look On His Face

shibaheaven Report

#32

Screen Captures That Perfectly Depict Yoshi's Derpy Yet Nutty Personality

Screen Captures That Perfectly Depict Yoshi's Derpy Yet Nutty Personality

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#33

I Managed To Capture A Scary Ghost Sighting

I Managed To Capture A Scary Ghost Sighting

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#34

"No, I'm Not Standing On Anyone"

"No, I'm Not Standing On Anyone"

sunbolts Report

Alia G.
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

For a moment the red pattern on the floor looked like blood... I was very alarmed!

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#35

Like A Boss

Like A Boss

zero.mika Report

#36

Oh You Thought I Was A Bunny? Bamboozled!

Oh You Thought I Was A Bunny? Bamboozled!

minapple Report

#37

"Just Act Normal"

"Just Act Normal"

donuttheshiba Report

Denis
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What the fuck is that kid doing in a dog chair?

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#38

Draw Me Like One Of Your Shibas

Draw Me Like One Of Your Shibas

shibainu_roco Report

Cyndi H
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oh she knows she is slaying up the place!

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#39

When You Try Your Best But It's Not Enough

When You Try Your Best But It's Not Enough

OveraHype Report

#40

This Week On Shiba Ball Z...

This Week On Shiba Ball Z...

CrazyKrash Report

Randy Inbred
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yeah great photo. Now can I get a RINSE!!!

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#41

Tickling A Shiba Inu

Tickling A Shiba Inu

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#44

It's A Living

It's A Living

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#45

The Shiba Redemption

The Shiba Redemption

shibacentraI Report

Hans
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"I construct dog doors. What do you do for a living?

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#48

No No

No No

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#49

When You High AF And You Try Eating A Burger Like This

When You High AF And You Try Eating A Burger Like This

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#50

Two Sides Of The Same Breed

Two Sides Of The Same Breed

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