Akita a large & powerful dog breeds with much substance and heavy bone, and is slightly longer than tall and noble and intimidating presence. They were basically used for guarding royalty and nobility in feudal Japan. This dog also tracked and hunted wild boar, black bear, and sometimes deer. Akita Dogs does not back down from challenges and does not frighten easily too.


  • Life expectancy: 10– 13 years
  • Origin: Japan
  • Temperament: Bold, independent, stubborn, and tenacious.
  • Height: Male: 26–28 Inches, Female: 24-26 Inches
  • Weight: Male: 100–130  pounds, Female: 70–100 pounds
  • Colors: Any color
  • Group: Working Group


Other names
Akita Inu, Japanese Akita,

Great Japanese Dog

Coat:Double coated
Litter size average 3 to 8 pups maybe larger
Life span10-13 years


This is muscular and double-coated dogs of ancient Japanese lineage famous for her dignity, to courage, and loyalty. These are normally quiet, fastidious dogs . This is reserved with strangers and can be assertive, so should be introduced carefully to new dogs and household pets. They can also be domineering. Akita’s large size make him difficult to control and so is not a breed suitable for everyone. He has extremely strength and endurance dog and also needs dedicated training to help him to properly channel energy. Being a brilliant breed, however, they can easily become to bored with training. He thrives when challenged and given a job to do.


  • Demonstrative to their family, they are utterly devoted and will protect family members.
  • These dog won’t back down from a challenge.
  • Normally seen as territorial about its property, and this dog can be reserved with strangers.
  • They tend to be less lenitive of dogs of the same sex. Because of this reason, Akitas, unless highly socialized, are not generally well-suited for off-leash dog parks.
  • This Dog also need a convinced, consistent handler, without which the dog will be very wilful and may become very aggressive to other dogs and animals.
  • He is Also a Dog Friendly breed.
  • Friendly toward Strangers.


  • Akita extremely acclaim mental and physical exercise every day.
  • These dogs also need the chance to run in a safe area or on leash for a long jog.
  • His coat needs brushing about once a week to remove dead hair too.
  • Major concerns : CHD, PRA.
  • Minor concerns : elbow dysplasia, pemphigus, sebaceous adenitis, gastric torsion, cruciate ligament rupture, osteosarcoma, lymphosarcoma, hypothyroidism.
  • Occasionally seen: PRA, patellar luxation, VKH-like syndrome, entropion, epilepsy, cataract, polyneuropathy, renal cortical hypoplasia, microphthalmia.
  • Suggested tests : hip, (elbow), eye, thyroid.
  • Note: Akitas are especially sensitive to anemia from red blood cell damage caused by eating onions.


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