Name: American Akita
Other names: Akita Inu, Japanese Akita, American Akita, Great Japanese Dog (Obsolete)
Country of origin: Japan
Size Type: Large Breed Dogs
Group: Working Dog Breed
Life span: 10 – 12 years
Temperament: Decent, Alert, Friendly, Courageous, Obedient, Responsive
Height: Females: 61-66 cm; Males: 66-71 cm
Weight: Females: 32–45 kg; Males: 45–59 kg
Color: fawn, brindle, red, white, pinto spotted
Price of puppies: $600 – $2,200 USD
The American Akita is devoted to the owner, attached to the family, the character is very calm, receptive to people and the house, so the breed has gained immense popularity in Japan and the USA! This is a great family dog! Large, powerful, alert, muscular, with a heavy skeleton. The head is broad, forming an obtuse angle, with a deep muzzle, small eyes, and erect ears. The head is set straight on the neck, which is one of the characteristics of the breed. A large, curled tail that creates a counterweight to the head is also a characteristic of the breed.
Dignified, alert, friendly, courageous, easy to train, sensitive dogs.