Kiba has messy brown hair, sharp black eyes with vertical slit-like pupils, pronounced canine teeth, and nails that he can change into claws. He also has the distinctive red fang markings of the Inuzuka clan on his cheeks. Kiba has a black forehead protector with a leather form fitting black jacket, with zips over the chest and sleeves, along with black pants and sandals, also zipped, matching the jacket.
With his companion Akamaru, Kiba can using the Fang Passing Fang which allows him to spin at a ferocious speed and deliver powerful beast-like attacks on his targets.
When Sasuke makes his return back to Konohagakure, Kiba is among the few shinobi who comes to congratulate his return. Later, he asks Sasuke to walk Akamaru since he is busy. Afterwards, Kiba joins his teammates in a game of kick the can with Sasuke being "it". The group fails to capture the can due to Sasuke using his Sharingan to gain the advantage, however, Naruto completely transforms into the Nine-Tails and kicks not only the can away but Sasuke and destroys half of the village.