The Shiba Inu

Ponta at the Dog Run

Ponta loves to play at dog parks. There are not too many around, but there are a few within a hour's drive of his home. Every two or three weeks he gets to go—but he gets so dirty, he has to take a bath when he gets home!

Ponta chases a ball thrown by a young boy

Ponta loves chasing tennis balls!

"I got it! I got it!"

Ponta gets ready again...

Romping with a Border Collie

Playing "Chase" with a new friend

Let's Play!

Saying "Hello" to Nikki, a Dachshund puppy, at the Nasu Kogen Dog Park

Getting some running exercise with a pair of American Shepherds

Going all-out to get the prize!

Ponta enjoying an unbridled run!

Leaving everyone behind in the dust

Wow! So many Shiba Inus!!