Testimonials

We would like to take this moment to thank the adoptive loving families of our Fur Babies for taking this time to send us their updates, thoughts, and pictures. Feel free to contact any of the people below to talk with them regarding their experience with IceWind.

“Just like her Dad Hercules!”

Hi Karen - Wanted to send a note to let you know how great Phoebe has been. She has adjusted really well to city life in Boston, but loves our yard and clearly takes after her dad with an insane passion for fetching. We worked with a professional trainer the past few...

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Zelda – Sherry and Takoda Puppy

Peter and Zelda best buddies. She is getting so big so fast She keeps us busy but is a lovely girl. Vet says only Shiba she will let kiss her! Great with most any one she meets! Met at least 150 people in 4 months Peter Ted and Gail Phillips

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Sunyesco

Hello, Sorry about the astronomical delay. I just wanted to give you a little update about Sunyesco. Let's see.... well to my great pleasure he takes after his dad (Hercules) and Loves playing fetch with the ball. He absolutely loves the snow. He loves EVERYONE! !...

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Ru

Hi Karen, Our little Ru has been amazing.  I thought maybe we should check in with you and let you know how she is doing.  Just had our third vet visit this morning and she was great.  All that is left for her is Rabies and spaying.  She gained 3 lbs in 3 weeks! In...

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Basho

Dear Karen: Just a note to let you & your daughter know that Tika & Takoda's "beige collar," Basho, aka BUSTER, is thriving, happy, lively, and so very very well-behaved!  He is a sweetheart in every way—very friendly, loves other dogs, loves to play, and smart as a...

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Hello From Bowie 🙂

Hi! Just wanted to share pictures of our weekend in Hudson valley at a pet friendly b&b.  Bowie was in heaven.  He went on two hikes around a lake, sat by a camp fire and fell asleep in Rodrigo's arms.  He was so happy running free in acres of grass.  He's so loving...

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Koji (Red Male)

Hi Karen & Anya, I meant to send something over sooner, things have been crazy busy, but I did want to take a moment to say THANK YOU for the amazing new addition to my household!!!  Koji has been a bundle of joy (and energy!) ever since day 1 and was bonding with me...

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Kuma The Perfect Puppy Loves The Snow!!!

I remember the day I decided to buy my 11 year daughter a puppy. I had a ton of research to do to make sure I picked a loving reputable place. I wanted a Shiba Inu and it felt like I searched all of the United States to find a place that I felt comfortable with. Then...

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Happy Birthday!!!

Love how professional you guys were with the process and the services so I highly recommended you to them. I’ll actually drop by with them 9/19 Saturday with the puppy Beaucoup (not a puppy anymore he just turned 1 last month) to say hi. PS: we threw him a birthday...

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Kyle and his Shiba Puppy

I want to tell my experience with Icewind from the very beginning in order to let any new potential customers looking to buy an Icewind pup to know exactly what I went through and my experiences with them and my puppy, so they can make an informed decision when...

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Mika

I just wanted to drop a note about our Shiba, Mika (formerly Kara, Snickers and Hercules puppy, born February 2013). She is a dream dog in every way. She is beautiful with fur as soft as velvet and has been very healthy. She has the most wonderful disposition I could...

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Taz Our Beautiful Cream Shiba Has Retired

Taz is doing good. After the first days we realized the reason he was so quite was because he was so shy and didn’t know what to do I suppose. He has since came completely out of his shell at our house and enjoys following the cats around. (The Cats are still a little...

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Foxy – Goes to her new home at 4 years old

Foxy is soo sweet and well mannered. She is a perfect fit for us. She is eating regularly, but hates going outside. We had set up a nice space in the in the laundry room for her, but that only lasted a day. She now has run of the entire house, but spends most of her...

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Teeva’s Retirement

Happy Spring from Teeva. She is doing great. We all love her and her kisses. Hope you are doing well. Warm Regards, Barbara April 2015

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Shiba Paradise Being Off Leash!

I just have to tell you this awesome news. My son and I went cross country skiing today and took the pup. We went one kilometer with her on leash and she stayed in between us running happily.

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Tyko/Yuki – Icewind Puppy Adopted At 19 Weeks

I just wanted to thank you for my puppy and let you know he is doing wonderful. He is so calm and sweet, he listens well and picked up on walking on his leash incredibly fast. I will follow up with the vet paperwork, he has an appointment Monday. Is he always this...

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Tashy Goes To Turkey

We had a great trip back home, no problems at all. All the family loved Tashy. He is doing just fine. When I say sit he sits, he lies down, and comes when told. I am sure he is very happy. He is taking obedience at the moment. Juliet May 2011 Update on Tashy in Turkey...

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Holly

We purchased our first Shiba from your Icewind in January 2003. She has turned out to be such a wonderful caring, loving, loyal dog. Even though she is almost 12 she acts and plays like a pup. She has never (knock on wood) had any health problems and seems to be a...

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Rocky

I want thank Anya and Karen for the good experience purchasing Rocky, a black and tan Shiba Inu. I had a red male Shiba Inu for 15 1/2 years until it pass away this last spring. I decided to start looking for another as I am really attached to the breed. I wanted to...

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My Snuggle Puppy

Finally, a moment to share our experience thus far with the love of our lives, Bruin (aka Walker), born December 25, 2011. My boyfriend and I adopted, Bruin, February 19, 2012. Since day one, he has been our pride and joy. In the beginning, we found a strict routine...

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Icewind Puppy in the Bahamas

Hello, I just wanted say thank you. Taro(we named him ”春樹 HARUKI” from Japanese writer haruki murakami) He is doing great. He is perfectly healthy and eating good. My husband and I very happy having him. Thank you again. Mayumi February 16,...

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Koki’s Retirement

Hi There, Its been a while but I thought I would give you an update on Koki. I changed her name to Koshi due to too many confused people and their annoying Coke and Cokie spellings/jokes! She responds to it the same (will a shiba ever respond to a name?) hahahaaaaa....

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Lola Is A Star!!

See the pics attached – they were taken by a rather well-known NYC photographer who took pictures of Sting and Elvis Costello, among others! Lola is a star already! Maria February 2010

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Our Shiba (Bear) Loves Snow

Bear is doing great. He loves the snow and spent most of the weekend digging around the mounds of it in our back yard! See Pix above. He is now 10 months and 24 lbs, well adjusted and a great member of the family. Glenn February 2010

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“Echo” Moves to France

We are delighted that Mika (now Echo) has been adopted by Pierre Berge, the co-founder of fashion design house Yves Saint Laurent and has moved to France!

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Some Shibas Do Swim

Good Afternoon, I not sure if you remember me, but I bought two pups from you a little over a year now, I have sent my friends to you they took the lil brown rescue Shiba about 6 months ago, and then some of their friends bought two more from you… See what I...

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First Time Dog Owner Adopts TWO Shibas!!

I wanted to give you an update on Joba (formerly Chipmunk) and Rosie (formerly Daisy) that Barry, Emma and I adopted from you in January. If you remember, we only intended to come home with Rosie, but the minute we held Joba, we knew we had to take him, as well. I had...

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Invisible Fences and Our Shiba

Just wanted to give you guys another update of our icewind shiba Magnolia! She had a great first winter and is starting to chase leaves again, i can’t stress the point that we are so pleased with her as a part of our family. Last time i wrote u wanted me to let u know...

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MoJo

Thank you for breeding an awesome shiba (formally known as Markie). His name is now MoJo and he is unbelievable!. I know your website says they are 98% housebroken by the time they come home, but WE HAVE NEVER SEEN A 2 MONTH OLD PUPPY who walks perfectly on a leash (I...

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Icewind Shiba in Lithuania!

Mika is in Lithuania, she’s doing great. We’re really happy to have her. She is an incredible puppy. Here is a pic of her. She’s a little bit sleepy in this photo ? We love her having around. Bena April 2009

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Apartment Shiba – Cody

We just wanted to take a minute to update you on our Shiba pup Cody (formerly Brad of Meeko and Zoe’s litter). We’ve had Cody for about a month now. He quickly became the favorite puppy in our apartment building! We can’t walk more than a few feet without someone...

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SAKI

Karen and Anya, I was downloading picture to print today and thought I would update you on Saki ( AKA santa baby). She is the best puppy I have ever had!! Matured well beyond her 1.5 years and loves to chase the squirrels in the back yard!! Molly and her play and...

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MAGNOLIA

Dear Icewind Farm, We just wanted to update you on our Shiba puppy we picked back in September. She was from Diva and Tyfu’s litter and her name was Pebbles, which is now Magnolia (Nolie for short). She is a fantastic dog and we are so happy with her. People that come...

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COMING BACK FOR MORE SHIBAS

Sue and I have been discussing this for some time and we would like to make an appointment to visit your Shiba puppies.. We have Yuki who is 5 years old now; she is from Yoshi and Tyler’s litter born on April 23, 2003. Yuki has been the greatest joy in both our lives...

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MITSY THE WONDERDOG

Thank you! I have recommended the Shibas all over town, and given out your website to friends and strangers. Here are some pictures of Mitsy. She is a GREAT dog!! We call her Mitsy the Wonderdog! She is very playful (we installed the Invisible Fence so she runs free...

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OUR NEWEST BEST FRIEND

After our visit yesterday we could not stop talking about Joe and the other dogs at Ice Wind. We were completely impressed by how professionally everything was handled, the wonderful facilities you have, the cleanliness of the facilities and the obvious extraordinary...

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THANK YOU FOR OUR SHIBA

Dear Anya and Karen, We just wanted to touch base and thank you for our wonderful puppy. We named her Hailey and she’s about ten months old now. We wanted to let you know that she has turned out to be the perfect dog for us. She has an excellent temperment and loves...

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KENOBI

TODAY it has been TWO glorious years since we brought our little Kenobi home! We couldn’t be happier!! He is the greatest canine we’ve ever known! Thanks to you and Anya and all the love and care you give to all of your Shibas! Dawn June 2008 Update: From: Phil Sent:...

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GOING BACK TO ICEWIND FOR OUR THIRD SHIBA

Greetings from Randolph. Cesar is doing great. He is so funny and is just like a toddler wanting to learn everything from his older siblings. Sierra has turned into a mother to him (what a surprise to us). She is very protective of him. On the other hand Hunter’s nose...

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ICEWIND SHIBA LOVES HIS SNUGGLE PUPPY!

It was a pleasure to do business with IceWind Farm. Everyone thinks he is adorable. Take care, Bill Update: Last March 17 the wife and I picked up our shiba inu, Patrick from IceWind Farms. Patrick has turned out to be a great dog. He likes everyone – people, dogs and...

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FIRST TIME PUPPY OWNER

My children have shown their love for animals from the moment they began to express themselves. For years they have begged my husband and myself for a puppy. I was the resistance all these years as I figured most of the care would have to be given by me as he has a pretty demanding schedule. I never had any pets of my own and only last year picked up a puppy for the first time in my life when my neighbor’s escaped and she couldn’t get it. It’s not that I don’t like animals but simply that I was never comfortable with them.

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SNUGGLING WITH THE SNUGGLE PUPPY

SNUGGLE PUPPY UPDATE… …Our shiba has never out grown his snuggle puppy. He now uses it more so as a toy instead of sleeping with it. Although it does go with him in his crate when he goes on a plane to keep him a little secure. He’s a little ball of fire! But...

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KING & QUEEN OF OUR HOUSEHOLD

Choosing our 2 Shiba puppies, King Nicey and Queen Spicey, from Karen and Anya at Ice Wind Farms was easy and done with confidence. Together, the mother – daughter team have over 30 years of experience in breeding and caring for Shiba Inus, and provide ongoing support...

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HARU – OUR NEW SHIBA

I just wanted to give you an updates on Haru (formerly Lilo). It has been 1 month since we brought her. First few days she was very quiet….but now she has a lot of energy and she just acts like typical shiba puppy! She is almost 4months old but she is very smart! She...

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ALASKAN MALAMUTES & THE SHIBA INU

We got our first dog from Karen in 1994, a gorgeous, wonderful Alaskan Malamute male pup, Zuni. Our experience with Karen was wonderful. We were in contact with her throughout Zuni’s 10-year life to keep her abreast of how things were going with the pup she so...

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MY JOURNEY OF ICEWIND FARM FOR OVER 10 YEARS

Let me answer your query and give to you my good reference for the Icewind Farms of White Township, NJ. For over ten years I have owned and raised three dogs with the Icewind bloodlines from Karen. I should say outright that I think she is probably one of the best dog, horse and cat breeders in this Country and worldwide. You will not find too many people on her level of accomplishment. She has been breeding dogs for over thirty years and grew up in a family that also bred dogs. She has an innate knowledge of bloodlines:genetics. She is highly regarded in her fellow community too.

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SHIBA DIETS

I wanted to thank you again for all your help with Kimiko’s diet. Since speaking with you I have changed her food to the sweet potatoe and fish formula and have started adding salmon to her food. I have also kept her on the NuVet vitamins since the day we picked her...

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