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Overview : Akita is an excellent dog breed well known for the unwavering loyalty and love to the owners. Along with this, these can be amazingly affectionate and sweet with the family members. Imagine the loving protector or guard who will continuously follow you exactly from place to place whose complete mission or job in life exactly seems to be just to serve people.

Origin Country :
Japan

Breed Group : Scenthound

Body Type : Large

Others Name : Akita Inu, Japanese Akita, American Akita, Great Japanese Dog (Obsolete)

Life Span : The total living period of Akita is exactly about ten to twelve years.

Height : The height of Akita is about two feet to two feet, four inches tall or height at the shoulder.

Weight : Akita is an excellent dog breed that has approximately 70 to 130 pounds of body weight.

Puppy Price : Average $600 - $1000 USD

Coat Length : Soft

Temprament : Responsive, Friendly, Docile, Courageous, Alert

Color : White Chocolate Black

Body Type :

This breed is a bold and big dog along with a uniquely powerful appearance, such as a large head in the contrast to triangular and small eyes. Along with this, it also includes rugged and confident stance. The mere existence of the powerful Akita truly serves as the deterrent to individuals who will create troubles. 


Color :

This dog breed is available in several colors such as solid white, white mask, black mask, self-colored mask and differing colors of overlay and undercoat. The breed standards of Japanese Akita are limited to fawn, pure white, red, brindle, sesame and more. 


Temperament :

Akita is a powerful and large dog and this breed is not perfect for the first time dog owner. Along with this, it also considered as the most dominant, strong, independent and large dog. A dog with the right Akita temperament can really be accepting of the non-threatening strangers, yet shielding of their owners when faced with any threatening situation. They are normally calm, docile and aloof in the new situations. Moreover, it should be excellent with children. The dog was not bred in order to work or live in groups such as many sporting and hound breeds. Instead, these dogs are worked and lived in pairs or along, a requirement reflected now. This dog bred trend to handle many socially dominant role along with the other dogs, and therefore caution should be used in the situations when this dog breed are likely be to effectively around other dogs, particularly unfamiliar ones. Moreover, this dog breed is set to be courageous, intelligent, fearless and careful. Sometimes spontaneous, Akita needs the consistent and confident handler.


Coat :

There are two types of coats available, including standard coat length as well as long coat. While speaking about long coat, it is considered the fault in a snow ring. The long coat is otherwise called Moku. 



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