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Akita


Photo by Jedisty Akitas

Country of origin:

Japan

Alternate names:

Japanese Akita, Akita Inu

Weight:

75 - 110 pounds / 34 - 50 kg

Height:

24 - 28 inches / 60 - 71 cm

Original uses:

Large game hunting, dog fighting

Present uses:

Companion dog, security


The Akita Inu: Living National Monument of Japan
— Breed Profile


L I N K S

Akita Club of America
Akita Club of Canada
Akita Alumni Dog Club
Akita Action Association
AKC Breed Standard
Akita Inus - FAQ
Akita Rescue Society of America
New England Akita Rescue Alliance
Western Great Lakes Akita Rescue