UPDATED August 9, 2015

We have puppies that are ready for their new homes now.  If you are interested in one of these pups or in a puppy in the future please fill out our questionnaire so we know a little about your family and dog experience.  This will help us to match you with the right puppy for your family and to answer questions you have about the breed. 

Pups are current on vaccinations and worming and are family raised in our home.  We start house training at an early age and most of our pups are very close to being house trained when they go to their new families!

If you have any questions you may e-mail me at kayobishiba@gmail.com

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Black & white Klee Kai girl Brown eyes Born May 16 2015 $1200

Black & White Klee Kai male, one brown eye, one blue eye, ready September 2015 $2200

Adult Shibas and Klee Kai listed below.


Shibas due September 2105, fill out out questionnaire or inquire about availability. Pet puppies are $1200-$1400.

Alaskan Klee Kai black & white female.  She is the darkest Klee Kai I have raised, she is not a shiba mix, just a darker colored Klee Kai.  She has a very sweet friendly personality.  She will be about 14 pounds filly grown and is black & white with brown eyes.  $1200 

Lady is a sweet sesame gal looking for a loving family.  She is crate trained and housebroken.  She loves attention from adults and kids.  She was born May 20, 2007. Her adoption fee is $400 

I have a 7 month old red female available…this is her this spring…I will get updated photos. Sachi is a very small petite girl, only about 12" tall!  She is somewhat shy with new people but very gentle.  She is our cat's favorite snuggle buddy!

Sachi is $950.

Kisskah is a gray and white Alaskan Klee Kai.  She has parti colored eyes and is a small miniature.  She loves other dogs, like most Klee kai she is cautious with strangers, but loves people she knows.

She is $1200.00 

  •  What Your Puppy Comes With.
  • AKC registration Shibas UKC registration Klee Kai
  • Health Record, Current Vaccinations & Worming
  • Health Guarantee
  • Temperament Guarantee
  • House training started.  We are starting to use a bell system to train our pups!
  • Puppy Information, Training, schedule etc...
  • Puppy Pack: Leash,Collar, Chewies, Toy, Blanket with mom's scent
  • Lifetime Support
New for 2015 ask us about our Extended Family program.  This is an opportunity for local families who are interested in showing and breeding purebred Shiba Inu or Alaskan Klee Kai to own a quality show dog at a low cost.  I will be working with you and your dog to mentor you as you learn about the breed.  Please send me an e-mail if you are interested in learning more!


If you are looking to add a Shiba Inu or Alaskan Klee Kai to your family in 2015 please fill out a questionnaire as I have started a waiting list. Both Shiba Inu and Klee Kai litters are planned.  I can answer your questions and get to know your family in order to match you with the best puppy for your home.  

You are welcome to come to our home to visit the pups and adults. Please call or e-mail for an appointment.  If your plans change or you cannot make it at the scheduled time please call and let us know.

 Please e-mail kayobishiba@gmail.com for more information about adopting one of our puppies. 

All photos are property of Kayobi Shibas and are not to be used or published on another site without written permission.


Puppies from previous litters shown below to show how their color changes as they get older.

We always get people asking if their pup is a red or sesame.  Red and sesame Shiba pups have a smoky gray black color, that will disappear as they grow. The inside of the legs, tummy, chest and face will lighten a lot.  As the soft fuzzy baby coat is replaced their adult color will start to show.  Fully bright adult color is not achieved until they are about 1 year old. The photos above are of red and sesame pups and you can tell the difference!

This is one of the dark sesame girls above at 10 weeks of age.  Notice how much she lightened! The black tipping on her tail is an indicator that she will get some black guard hairs in her adult coat.   She has gone to her new home.  

If you do not see what you are looking for please go to www.shibas.org and check their breeder referral list.  You may contact people in your area from that list and they will be  able to let you know of other reputable breeders in the area. 

 If you are flying in to pick up your puppy you will need to purchase you own carrier.  Ask the airline you are using what size carrier will fit as a carry on.  Each airline has different requirements.  The puppy must be 8-10 weeks old to fly with you.  I will supply the health papers for the flight at no extra cost, but if the puppy needs a microchip or rabies vaccine these costs will be paid for by the buyer.

 Contact Information

Marilyn Banke-Pikal  507-647-2271

Winthrop MN 55396



Our vet will NOT do this procedure due to unnecessary health risks.  I have seen several dogs that I have sold who have been neutered before 12 weeks of age and they look significantly different from other Shibas in their litter. It has been known to cause an increase in orthopedic problems such as hip dysplaysia and patellar luxation, as well as incontinence issues!

Please read this information.

The time to spay or neuter is between 6 and 9 months of age.  I like to see them at least 18 to 20 pounds.