Japanese Dogs 3 (Relation between Dogs and Wolves) Japanese Dogs part3 (Relation between Dogs and Wolves)More Like This
part1 (Akita) http://sheltiewolf.deviantart.com/journal/Japanese-Dogs-1-358678322
part2 (Shiba) http://sheltiewolf.deviantart.com/journal/Japanese-Dogs-2-363399911
Almost small-sized Japanese Dogs became extinct or unified to one breed of Shiba till 20C. But some breeds are still reminding quietly. One is Sanin Shiba[山陰柴], another is Kawakami Ken[川上犬].
They Kawakami Ken have one old tradition. They are descended from Ookami[狼] (Japanese Wolves).
Their fur are a bit longer than general small-sized Japanese Dogs -Shiba-. Colouring of their fur is often the "Wolf Colour", which is a mix of dun, orcher and tawny white as wolv