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A.K.A. : Akita Inu, Japanese Akita, American Akita, Great Japanese Dog
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A.K.A. :Akita Inu, Japanese Akita, American Akita, Great Japanese Dog

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WATCH ALL ABOUT THEAKITA DOG BREED

Overview: The Akita was developed to hunt bears in Japan and, as such, is a great guard dog. They're strong and loyal, often employed by police for active duty.
Breed Group: Working
Weight (lbs): male:85-130, female:65-110
Height (in): male:25-28, female:23-26
Colors: Any color, including white, pinto, or brindle.
Coat: The hair is straight and coarse, and the undercoat is soft and dense.
Character: Akitas are intelligent and calm. Though great watch dogs, they bark infrequently.
Temperament: This breed prefers not to have other dogs in the family. There may be problems if they do not become acquainted with cats and other household pets early in life. They get along with children that are respectful of their space.
Care: The Akita is a shedder. At least twice a year, groom it with a metal-toothed comb.
Training: A good deal of patience and persistence is required when training this breed.
Activity: Akitas are able to adjust to your schedule. Daily walks are good, but they seem to handle foregoing a walk, if needed.
Country of Origin: Japan
Health Issue: This breed is prone to hip dysplasia, thyroid problems, immune diseases, skin problems, eye, and knee problems.
Life Expectancy: 10-12

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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329840. White Male Akita

White Male Akita

$1,600

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This is a gorgeous white male AKita. The white Akita is so majestic. He has that big bear head. He is developing an awesome personality. We take pride in raising the best...

Blk with silver
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329837. Meikos Teal Collar

Meikos Teal Collar

$1,200*

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous girl will be the talk of the town! She has an awesome personality and demeanor. She loves to play with her siblings and is such a little cuddle bug. We take pride in...

Meiko's Teal
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329829. Meikos Pink Collar

Meikos Pink Collar

$1,200*

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous girl will be the talk of the town! She has an awesome personality and demeanor. She loves to play with her siblings and is such a little cuddle bug. We take pride in...

Meiko's Purple
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329828. Meikos Purple Collar

Meikos Purple Collar

$1,200*

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous girl will be the talk of the town! She has an awesome personality and demeanor. She loves to play with her siblings and is such a little cuddle bug. We take pride in...

Meiko's Purple
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329823. Meikos Red Collar

Meikos Red Collar

$1,200*

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous girl will be the talk of the town! She has an awesome personality and demeanor. She loves to play with her siblings and is such a little cuddle bug. We take pride in...

Meiko's Red
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329822. Meikos Yellow Collar

Meikos Yellow Collar

$1,200*

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous girl will be the talk of the town! She has an awesome personality and demeanor. She loves to play with her siblings and is such a little cuddle bug. We take pride in...

Meiko's Yellow
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329821. Meikos Orange Collar

Meikos Orange Collar

$1,200*

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous girl will be the talk of the town! She has an awesome personality and demeanor. She loves to play with her siblings and is such a little cuddle bug. We take pride in...

Meiko's Orange
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329799. Meikos Silver Collar

Meikos Silver Collar

$1,000*

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous boy will have the highly desirable silver undercoat with black overlay. He has that big bear head. He is developing an awesome personality. We take pride in raising...

Meiko's Silver
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329773. Black and White With Silver Undercoat

Black and White With Silver Undercoat

$1,600

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous boy will have the highly desirable silver undercoat with black overlay. He has that big bear head. He is developing an awesome personality. We take pride in raising...

Blk and Wht
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Akita Puppy for Sale near LICKING, MO, USA. ADN-329767. Black With Silver Undercoat

Black With Silver Undercoat

$1,600

Akita Puppy for sale in LICKING, MO, USA

This gorgeous boy will have the highly desirable silver undercoat with black overlay. He has that big bear head. He is developing an awesome personality. We take pride in raising...

Blk with silver
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Akita Dog for Adoption near Glen Allen, VA, USA. ADN-906419. DA 18 Cassy - Akita Dog For Adoption

DA 18 Cassy - Akita Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Glen Allen, VA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita. The Henrico Police Animal Shelter will be accessible by appointment only until further notice. Animals available for adoption can be viewed online at...

DA 18 Cassy
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Akita Dog for Adoption near St Louis, MO, USA. ADN-898160. Akira - Akita Dog For Adoption

Akira - Akita Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in St Louis, MO, USA

Posted Breed: Akita. It used to be said that 25% of dogs in shelters were purebred. Now studies show it is closer to 5%! While we have not done a DNA test on Akira, it would be...

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Akita Dog for Adoption near Santa Rosa, CA, USA. ADN-907188. *JULIEN - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

*JULIEN - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). Meet Julian, a dashing handsome boy. He was picked up by our officers wandering, and was a bit fearful when he first came to us. He is learning...

*JULIEN
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Akita Dog for Adoption near Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA. ADN-906525. CHLOE - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

CHLOE - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat).

CHLOE
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Akita Dog for Adoption near Romoland, CA, USA. ADN-880411. Zander - Akita Dog For Adoption

Zander - Akita Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita. To ensure the best possible experience when meeting our dog, appointments are required. Please EMAIL apassionforpawsgmail and wait for confirmation of your...

Zander
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Akita Dog for Adoption near Romoland, CA, USA. ADN-905617. *Fudd - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

*Fudd - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). To ensure the best possible experience when meeting our dog, appointments are required. Please EMAIL apassionforpawsgmail and wait for...

*Fudd
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Akita Dog for Adoption near Romoland, CA, USA. ADN-879192. Hank - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

Hank - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). To ensure the best possible experience when meeting our dog, appointments are required. Please EMAIL apassionforpawsgmail and wait for...

Hank
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Akita Dog for Adoption near Romoland, CA, USA. ADN-880836. Marshall - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

Marshall - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

For Adoption

Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). To ensure the best possible experience when meeting our dog, appointments are required. Please EMAIL apassionforpawsgmail and wait for...

Marshall
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Akita Dog for Adoption near Romoland, CA, USA. ADN-902452. *Cyrus in Redlands - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

*Cyrus in Redlands - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). To ensure the best possible experience when meeting our dog, appointments are required. Please EMAIL apassionforpawsgmail and wait for...

*Cyrus in Redlands
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Akita Dog for Adoption near Romoland, CA, USA. ADN-902450. *Sophie in Solano - Akita / German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

*Sophie in Solano - Akita / German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita / German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). To ensure the best possible experience when meeting our dog, appointments are required. Please EMAIL apassionforpawsgmail...

*Sophie in Solano
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Member since: 05/13/2016

Purebred Akitas

Akita Dog Breeder near FRESNO, OH, USA

We live in the rolling hills of central Ohio where we raise purebred Akita Puppies. We have 4 females and all our puppies have been family raised with lots of love and attention....

Breeds: Akita

USA FRESNO, OH, USA

Tags: Akita puppies in Ohio Purebred Akitas Akita AKC Akita puppies ACA Akita puppies

Member since: 06/08/2021

Awesome Paws of Missouri

Poodle (Standard) Dog Breeder near TRENTON, MO, USA

On our farm, we breed loving companions for people & families to enjoy & treasure for many years! Bred with love, compassion and professionalism, our canines are pampered pooches!...

NEW Akita Litter Coming On 02/27/2022

Breeds: Poodle (Standard) (+4)

USA TRENTON, MO, USA

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Member since: 10/30/2018

Carters Guardian Akitas LLC

Akita Dog Breeder near INGLIS, FL, USA

Carter's Guardian Akita's LLC is a small family owned kennel. Elite AKC American Akita's with Championship Lines. Family Owned and Operated Kennel. We focus on keeping the...

Breeds: Akita

USA INGLIS, FL, USA

Current Ads (1)

Tags: Akita Puppy AKC American Akita Champion Lines

Member since: 01/13/2022

Sams Kennel

French Bulldog Dog Breeder near LITTLEROCK, CA, USA

Longtime animal lover and dog breeder based in Southern California.

Breeds: French Bulldog (+3)

USA LITTLEROCK, CA, USA

Current Ads (2)

Tags: bulldog retriever doberman akita purebred california

Member since: 08/16/2016

JUG Puppies

Jug Dog Breeder near MOUNT SOLON, VA, USA

We are excited to announce that our pet Cocoa had a litter of pups on 4/16/2021!!!!!!!!! These puppies are 3/4 pug and 1/4 Jack Russel. They will be ready to go to their new...

Breeds: Jug (+2)

USA MOUNT SOLON, VA, USA

Current Ads (2)

Tags: Jug Dog Breeder near MOUNT SOLON, VA, USA

Member since: 12/30/2021

Top Notch Akitas LLC

Akita Dog Breeder near COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, USA

Dog breeding

Breeds: Akita

USA COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, USA

Current Ads (1)

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Member since: 09/11/2021

Big Sky Akitarsquos

Akita Dog Breeder near FORT SHAW, MT, USA

Family raised Akita puppies, our puppies have first shots & are dewormed & very socialized when they are ready to go to their forever home!

Breeds: Akita

USA FORT SHAW, MT, USA

Tags: Akita breeder Montana

Member since: 08/20/2021

Mountain Lover Akita

Akita Dog Breeder near FAIRFIELD, MT, USA

Friendly, playful and lovable! These adorable Akita puppies are well socialized, and loved by our children. From that first puppy wag and puppy kiss, these cuties are sure to...

Breeds: Akita

USA FAIRFIELD, MT, USA

Tags: Akita Dog Breeder near FAIRFIELD, MT, USA

Member since: 12/21/2017

Superior Akitas

Akita Dog Breeder near HUTCHINSON, MN, USA

We breed AKC Akitas. By the time our puppies are ready to head to their forever homes they have been dewormed, had their first vet visit as well as received their first set of...

Breeds: Akita

USA HUTCHINSON, MN, USA

Tags: American Akita Akita Breeder in MN

Member since: 03/07/2019

Wicked Antler Kennels

Akita Dog Breeder near LICKING, MO, USA

About Wicked Antler Kennels Wicked Antler Kennels’ mission is to provide the most healthy of puppy(ies) so your family will have many years of enjoyable, lovable experience...

Breeds: Akita

USA LICKING, MO, USA

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