A Washington, DC rescue that specializes in Shiba Inus, but also takes in similar primitive and mixed breeds.



Join us for our Next Events!

DC SIR at Reston Pet Fiesta (Reston, VA)


May 7, 2016
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Reston Town Center
11900 Market St
Reston, VA 20190
See pictures from last year’s event!

DC SIR 4th Anniversary Party at Quattro Goombas Winery (Aldie, VA)


Saturday, May 14, 2016
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Quattro Goombas Winery
22860 Monroe-Madison Memorial Highway
Aldie, VA 20105
RSVP for more details!
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DC SIR Shiba Shop Sale!

Order DC SIR gear in your choice of color, quantity, and size, and it will be shipped directly to you! (Shipping available in U.S. only.)
Place your online orders by April 25, 2016!

Visit https://sportsplus.itemorder.com/sale
Use password: dcsir

DC SIR in the News

Dog Goes From Terrified and Trembling to Fetch Playing Ball of Love Thanks to Rescuers

Matoshi-Before-and-AfterMatoshi, a 9-year-old Shiba Inu, was left at shelter because his owners were moving. Luckily, Nathalie Abutaha and her team from DC Shiba Inu Rescue stepped up to help this pup. They knew his previous owners had treated him for severe allergies, but nothing prepared them for the condition he was in.” [Read More]

–Apr 13, 2016.  Michella Ventres, BarkPost.
See more of  DC SIR in the news.

Collars vs. Harnesses

Ever wonder why you see our rescue dogs in harnesses?

See more training information.

DC SIR Amazon Wish List and Amazon Smile

Washington DC rescue that specializes in Shiba Inu but also takes in similar primitive and mixed breeds