In 2013 our lives changed forever... We were a family of three until our most precious girls, Rukia and Saki came into our lives. The memories we've shared, destinations we've visited and adventures we've undertaken with our Shibas have given us the passion and drive to create Mountain Shiba, a unique online boutique specializing in Dog Gear for Outdoor Family Adventures.
OUR DESIRE TO CREATE FAMILIES
All of our products have been carefully selected to ensure that they meet the highest quality standards for your dog. Our Collections have been designed to evoke a sense of togetherness between dogs and their human families. We strongly believe that dogs are family members and they should be a part of all adventures. For this reason, we are committed to only selling products that endure the test of time through their quality and safety.
THE STORY BEHIND MOUNTAIN SHIBA
Back in 2013, our son expressed an interest in having a dog, as he'd never had the experience of taking care of one before. His dad was adamantly against the idea at first, but quickly changed his mind when he discovered pictures of the most beautiful dogs he'd ever seen.
It was then, ironically, that his father began to do all the research into these dogs because if we were going to get one, we were going to get the perfect one. After about a month or so of research and visitations, we finally stumbled upon our first. She was so full of energy and had such a spirit about her. We knew she was the one.
It was a real learning experience for us, being new to it all as we were. It was very akin to bringing home a baby from the hospital, having to prep the house and make sure it was a safe environment for the puppy. The main difference being that this baby was always on the floor and didn't wear diapers, meaning there were a few mishaps in the early days.
Rukia and Saki - The inspiration behind Mountain Shiba
They're the reason we created it. Some dogs are more suited than others towards certain adventures. Even outings can be a struggle at times. All dogs have different levels of potential. Some you can go on a hike with, and others, to an outdoor café. It doesn't matter where your furry friends are from, or what they're used to, whether they be country dogs, or city dogs, or even suburban dogs - it's about giving them exposure.
Our motive behind Mountain Shiba is our love for dogs. On a trip to the Western North Carolina mountains, the idea for Mountain Shiba was born. We realized the need for high quality products for all dog types. That's why we specialize in adventure and travel gear for every dog ~ because we want to help you break whatever limitations may currently be in place to get you going on your adventures, even if it's just for a walk in the park on a sunny afternoon.
Bring your Dog on Your Next Adventure!