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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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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 AKC

$1,200

Akita Puppy for sale in PARADISE, PA, USA

This furry cuteness is an AKC Akita with Champion Bloodlines. Comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee, is vet checked, up-to-date on vaccinations and dewormer and ready for...

Edison
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Akita AKC

$1,200

Akita Puppy for sale in PARADISE, PA, USA

This furry cuteness is an AKC Akita with Champion Bloodlines. Comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee, is vet checked, up-to-date on vaccinations and dewormer and ready for...

Eric
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Akita AKC

$1,200

Akita Puppy for sale in PARADISE, PA, USA

This furry cuteness is an AKC Akita with Champion Bloodlines. Comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee, is vet checked, up-to-date on vaccinations and dewormer and ready for...

Ella
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Akita AKC

$1,200

Akita Puppy for sale in PARADISE, PA, USA

This furry cuteness is an AKC Akita with Champion Bloodlines. Comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee, is vet checked, up-to-date on vaccinations and dewormer and ready for...

Estelle
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Akita AKC

$1,200

Akita Puppy for sale in PARADISE, PA, USA

This furry cuteness is an AKC Akita with Champion Bloodlines. Comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee, is vet checked, up-to-date on vaccinations and dewormer and ready for...

Elissa
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Akita AKC

$1,200

Akita Puppy for sale in PARADISE, PA, USA

This furry cuteness is an AKC Akita with Champion Bloodlines. Comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee, is vet checked, up-to-date on vaccinations and dewormer and ready for...

Emily
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Akita Puppy

$650

Akita Puppy for sale in SOUTH BEND, IN, USA

Puppy is akc shots and dewormed ready for a good home call or text Amos 260-409-3013 or call or text Ben at 260-579-3611

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Akita Puppy

$650

Akita Puppy for sale in KALAMAZOO, MI, USA

Puppy is akc shots and dewormed ready for a good home call or text Amos 260-409-3013 or call or text Ben at 260-579-3611

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Akita Puppy

$650

Akita Puppy for sale in KOKOMO, IN, USA

Puppy is akc shots and dewormed ready for a good home call or text Amos 260-409-3013 or call or text Ben at 260-579-3611

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Akita Puppy

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Akita Puppy for sale in CHICAGO, IL, USA

Puppy is akc shots and dewormed ready for a good home call or text Amos 260-409-3013 or call or text Ben at 260-579-3611

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American Akita Dog to Adopt near Seattle WA

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Akita Dogs for adoption in MAPLE VALLEY, WA, USA

Kodi is a Male American Akita Dog for adoption to a very loving home in or near Maple Valley, Washington. This very special purebred Akita dog is 15 months old and weighs 80...

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Bo - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION IN NEVADA, Saved from a neglect situation- Bo is a young male Akita weighing 81 lbs. He is very handsome and still...

Bo
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Buckley - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). 85 lb handsome fellow Buckley is new to the rescue and is currently being evaluated. He was abandoned at the shelter as a "stray" by...

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Jaxson - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). This handsome boy knows all his commands, waits for command to eat his food, and takes treats gently. He is very intelligent. Jaxson loves to go...

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Belle - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). Belle is a petite female Akita weighing in at just under 60 lbs. She can be very shy and fearful when she first meets you, and it can take her a...

Belle
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Shiloh - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). Shiloh was surrendered to a public shelter due to a divorce. Surrender notes say that she is good with people and children, but does not like...

Shiloh
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Sequoia and Sierra - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). Sequoia (male) and Sierra (female) are a super pair of bonded Akitas. Sequoia is a 100 lb. male who is mostly tan and Sierra is a 70 lb. female...

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Blanche -- COURTESY POST - Akita (long coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Pittsburg, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (long coat). SENIOR AKITA SPAYED FEMALE FOR ADOPTION *****************************COURTESY POST******************************* Meet Blanche! This...

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IVANKA - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Palmer, AK, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). Ivanka is a name of hebrew origins, meaning `god is gracious`. Like her name, Ivanka is gracious and dignified. This akita is a friendly, social...

IVANKA
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Daruma - Akita (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Akita Dogs for adoption in Romoland, CA, USA

Posted Breed: Akita (medium coat). Delightful Daruma is here to make your wishes for a fantastic Akita come true! This big boy weighs in at over 100 lbs but he is all leans and...

Daruma
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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

Current Ads (4)

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Member since: 08/16/2016

Family Raised Puppies

Jug Dog Breeder near MOUNT SOLON, VA, USA

We as a family live on a small farm where we have a few dogs as family pets. We have two Akitas and a little Pug mix pup. These dogs do not live kennel lives. They recieve...

Breeds: Jug (+1)

USA MOUNT SOLON, VA, USA

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

Member since: 03/07/2019

Wicked Antler Kennels

Akita Dog Breeder near ROLLA, 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 with...

Breeds: Akita

USA ROLLA, MO, USA

Current Ads (5)

Tags: Akita Dog Breeder near ROLLA, MO, USA

Member since: 02/22/2020

JMC Brown Akitas

Akita Dog Breeder near UNION CITY, GA, USA

We are Akita breeders located in Atlanta, GA. We are a small kennel, but what we lack in size, we make up in heart. We are commited to producing healthy Akitas with superb...

Breeds: Akita

USA UNION CITY, GA, USA

Tags: Akita

Member since: 01/23/2019

Tlmbers Unlimited

Akita Dog Breeder near HUDSON, MI, USA

We specialize in all types of Breeds. We are located in the tri-state Michigan Area Serving 3 states IN OH MI We also ship out our dogs to certain locations in 50 states. You will...

Breeds: Akita

USA HUDSON, MI, USA

Current Ads (147)

Tags: All Breeds of Puppys that are AK

Member since: 12/07/2019

Akita puppies AKC

Akita Dog Breeder near DENVER, CO, USA

Two Males and two Females available January 1 2020 AKC healthy puppies black mask and curly tails strong Akita traits. Parents available to see. Very healthy with Great...

Breeds: Akita

USA DENVER, CO, USA

Tags: Colorado

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: 02/28/2020

American Akita Puppies

Akita Dog Breeder near DAYTONA BEACH, FL, USA

My name is Nicholas Johnson and I use to live in Ta Khmau, I plan on returning to Cambodia in the near future. I have 2 American Akita puppies, "Venaca &...

Breeds: Akita

USA DAYTONA BEACH, FL, USA

Tags: Akita

Member since: 12/22/2019

Akita Puppies

Akita Dog Breeder near SIOUX FALLS, SD, USA

Adorable Akita puppies will grow up to be loyal family dogs. Have been socialized with children. A.K.C. Purebred. Will be 8 weeks old January 15, 2020 and ready for their new...

Breeds: Akita

USA SIOUX FALLS, SD, USA

Tags: Akita Dog Breeder near SIOUX FALLS, SD, USA

Member since: 01/12/2020

Geramoki Kensha

Akita Dog Breeder near Chisinau, Chisinau Municipality, Moldova

Geramoki Kensha is a FCI registred kennel in Europe.

Breeds: Akita

Moldova Chisinau, Chisinau Municipality, Moldova

Tags: Akita Dog Breeder near Chisinau, Chisinau Municipality, Moldova

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