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Akita Puppies for Adoption
Breed Group: Working Height: 24-28 inches at the shoulder Weight: 70-130 pounds Life Span: 10 to 12 years
Wolf-like in appearance is the powerful and sturdy Akita. Originally bred to guard the royalty in Japan, Akitas later starred in hunting and tracking wild beasts including black bear and boar. Today the Akita makes an ideal watchdog who is quick to sound an alarm should unusual activity occur.
Akita’s care a thick coat, heavy bone and a hunk of strength. In addition, they prefer to be pack leader so be sure to begin obedience training early in order to nurture your canine into a loyal and obedient companion.
Akita cons: Akitas are heavy shedders and if they’re not properly socialized, they’ll soon prove aggressive toward other people and animals.
Akita pros: The Akita’s coat comes in a beautiful variety of colors and patterns. Plus, their rugged, dignified and powerful appearance is a quick scare to unwanted guests.
- An Akita’s coat color may be any variety of red, fawn, pinto, white and brindle.
- Akitas first began in Japan’s mountainous northern regions.
- The Akita is referred to as the “Silent Hunter” in Japan.
Find your perfect little Akita below and save two lives – the little pup you adopt, plus, the space it opens for another doggo in need of shelter.
Learn more about the Akita Breed here.