Akita Dog Breed Information

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Akita Dog Breed InformationAugust 12, 2017

Large, powerful and alert, the Akita is a working breed that originated in Japan. Dignified and courageous, the Akita today is popular in the show ring and also participates in performance and therapy work. The breeds thick double coat can be any color including white, brindle or pinto. An Akita trademark is the plush tail that curls over his back.
Akita Inu is an excellent guard Dogs and can be quiet protective when it comes to guarding his or her own family. They have a double layer coat, that helped them to survive the cold and harsh winters of the upper reaches of Japan and there robust body helps them to easily scale the snow covered mountains. This will not be the right breed to keep in warmer places.

Akita Dog Breed Information

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Akita Dog Breed InformationAugust 12, 2017

Name
Akita

Other Names
Great Japanese Dog, Japanese Akita, American Akita

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Origin
Japan

Breed Group
Working (AKC:1972)
Herding (UKC:1980)

Size
Large

Life span
10-14 years

Temperament
Alert
Docile
Friendly
Courageous
Dignified
Intelligent
Responsive

Type
Purebred

Height
Male: 26-28 inches (66-71 cm)
Female: 24-26 inches (61-66 cm)

Weight
Male: 75-120 pounds (34-54 kg)
Female: 75-110 pounds (34-50 kg)

Colors
Fawn
Red
Black
White

Litter Size
3-12 puppies

Puppy Price
Average $800 - $1200 USD

Akita Dog

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Akita DogAugust 12, 2017