Akitas & Shibas


About Us

Carol: 818-259-9671

Bill: 760-964-5101

E-mail: carolparker@rippa-na.com



Rippa-na Akitas and Shibas is an established kennel that has produced many  American Kennel Club champions and obedience titled dogs. Carol Parker and Bill Bobrow are the people behind the kennel.  Carol has been in pure bred dogs for 39 years and Bill for 26 years.

They have many years of experience with many breeds but have centered their attention on Akitas and Shibas.  In all, they have over 200 AKC titles on their dogs.  This includes champion and performance titles.

Carol and Bill concentrate their breeding practices on creating beautiful dogs that meet the AKC breed standards and have wonderful, biddable temperaments. while retaining breed characteristics.

Health is a major concern for responsible breeders.  Rippa-na does health checks on its breeding dogs and only sells puppies with health certified parents.

Rippa-na provides contracts to buyers of puppies.  Carol and Bill are recognized breed experts who provide support for their puppies and adults.  They share knowledge of breed standards, showing, training, health, and pets becoming integrated family members.