The Akita


Akita Dogs

by JackBunny The Akita dog is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Akita dogs are big dogs that need plenty of training to turn them into them a good friendly house dog. Having an Akita dog is not like owning any other dog. This is a huge assertive dog that […]

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The Akita Dog Breed Origins and History Overview

The Akita, or Akita Inu, dog breed originates from the mountainous northern region of Japan, in an area called the Akita Prefecture. A favorite breed of the Japanese people the dog is valued there as a national treasure and statues of the dog are common throughout the country. The Akita dog origin and history is […]

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The Akita: Unforgettable and Impressive

The Akita is one of the “Northern Breeds”. Characteristically these breeds sport a dense double coat, brushy in nature, with upright ears and tightly curled tail. This type of look is called the “spitz” type and there are many breeds with these characteristics. The majority of these breeds have a lot of guarding instinct in […]

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Is An Akita Inu The Right Dog For You

The Akita, or Akita Inu hails from the Akita region of Japan where they breed has been revered for centuries. Throughout history they’ve been used as flood dogs, fighting dogs and for hunting deer and bear but today many people keep them as loving companions. Introduced to the United States in 1937 by Helen Keller […]

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All About the Akita Dog Breed

The Akita: A brave and loyal companion The Akita, also referred to as the Akita Inu or the Japanese Akita, is a Japanese breed that is known for its bravery. This dog typically grows to about 24 to 28 inches and typically weighs between 75 and 110 pounds. Their coats come in a variety of […]

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