At the first vet visit, Niko weighed 7.5lbs. He is now 11.5lbs. This is a picture of him devouring his yogurt!
He has learned many tricks. He knows sit, down, shake, and pawing a target. The newest trick is up. We discovered it by accident. He raises his front paws in the air and jumps a little when we hold the target up:
From the beginning, we learned that the shiba inu breed can be unsocial if we don't acclimate him to others. That is why we try to socialize Niko as much as we can. We are happy with his progress so far.