New AKC Grand Champion Program

AKC's new Grand Champion Program was introduced in June 2010. The first two female Shiba Inu Grand Champions were: GCH Ranchlake's Beatrix Potter and GCh Ranchlake's Aki Kohana.

Grand CH Ranchlake's Beatrix Potter

Grand CH Ranchlake's Aki Kohana

Animal Planet's Leanza Cornet and JD

Riverview's Mtn Hi Ranchlake

Meet the Breeds, Tampa Florida

Leanza Cornet from Animal Planet holding "J.D." (which stands for John Denver) Riverview's Mtn Hi Ranchlake in front of the National Shiba Club of America booth at Meet the Breeds in Tampa Florida. J.D. is owned by Vesta Hevia and Dorothy Warren and lives in Tampa.