Civic Association Nippon Positive

Welcome to the first and most comprehensive Slovak portal dedicated to the original Japanese dog breeds: Akita inu, Shiba inu, Kishu ken, Shikoku ken, Hokkaido ken and Kai ken.

Our goal is to introduce these dogs to Slovak general public. There are breeders in Slovakia that breed mainly Akitas and Shibas for over 20 years. In the same time, we want to promote these wonderful animals responsibly, so they come out of the right hands and towards the right hands.

Currently there are representatives of 5 out of the above mentioned 6 original Japanese spitz breeds - with Akitas being the most frequent, followed by Shibas and a few Hokkaido specimens. Recently there were 2 Kishu females imported, followed by the first Shikoku female puppy import.

Join us in uncovering the secrets of the Japanese samurais on four legs.

Daichi Z Jenštejnské bašty, owner: Vladimír Belák, Photo: Jiří Křivánek



The first representative of Shikoku - which is a very new Japanese breed to Slovakia - has been imported at the end of 2019 by Wakizashi of Tianito kennel. This kennel has 10+ years of experience in breeding Shibas with over 35 litters. 

Breeder T. Tóth explained what differences he can see already between Shiba and Shikoku in terms of temperament and behavior and what lead him to this breed.

Rinzetaru Ayumi, photo/owner. Tibor Tóth


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Banner photo: Akita - Tai Gen Maru Go Shun'You Kensha, owner/photo: Silvia Exposito, Shiba - Urayashu Wakizashi of Tianito, owner: Dominika Paučová, photo:, Hokkaido - Yukiko Howasou, owner/photo: Jana Janečková, Kai - Lindsay Vangrootenbruel, femaie Sankt Xandor Ohana (Yuna),    Kishu - Daiky Go Gentle Heart, owner: Nikola Navrátilová, photo: Ladislav Hájek,,  Shikoku / puppy   Rinzentaru Ayumi, owner/photo: Tibor Tóth