The Akita belongs to the large dog breed group and originates from the mountainous region of northern Japan. They're a courageous dog breed and very receptive to training and responsive to commands they're given.
The Akita is friendly by nature and very protective over their family. Docile and dignified, this dog breed is composed in their approach to every day life and faithful to their favourite person.
The male Akita weighs between 34-54kg and measures in height between 64-70cm. Female weighs between 34-50kg and measures between 64-70cm in height.
The Akita comes in Red fawn, white, Pinto and Brindle.